Role details

UK VAT Senior Manager

Watford   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Are you familiar in dealing with internal tax affairs?
  • Work for one of the world's leading firm of Chartered Accountants

About Our Client

Michael Page Finance continue to support one of the world's leading professional services firm. Our client has an international presence with over 100,000 employees specialising in the fields of audit & assurance, tax, advisory and enterprise.

The successful regional office provides a modern, vibrant and professional working environment. The regional office within walking distance of Watford Junction has been part of the Hertfordshire and London business community for many years providing audit, tax and advisory services.

With a vibrant social environment and an extensive professional network our client provides an opportunity to be part of a very successful regional office.

Job Description

The Partnership Tax team are currently recruiting a VAT senior manager to take primary responsibility for all aspects of VAT reporting for the UK group.

The role is predominantly compliance in nature but will involve an element of advisory. The scope of the role includes:

  • Reviewing and overseeing completion and submission of approximately 50 compliance returns per year for the UK VAT group and other UK entities, including quarterly VAT returns, EC Sales listings for services and goods, Intrastat trade statistical reports, and MOSS returns.
  • Working with overseas advisors to obtain advice and ensure the accurate filing of overseas indirect tax returns
  • Managing the annual partial exemption review and input tax adjustment.
  • Calculating the annual Capital Goods Scheme adjustment in line with the method agreed with HMRC.
  • Working with other teams to ensure that the systems, processes, procedures and reporting methods remain compliant with current VAT rules.
  • Providing the business with VAT advice via a dedicated internal VAT Helpline
  • Establishing and maintaining a good working relationship with HMRC VAT specialists and other areas of the partnership tax team.
  • Keeping up to date on relevant VAT tribunal decisions and assessing impact to business and training.
  • Working with senior stakeholders to provide advice on acquisitions or other large transactions

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will have:

  • CTA or ACA qualification or equivalent
  • 6 + years experience in VAT, either in professional practice, HMRC or an in-house role
  • Highly numerate
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent team working skills, including delegation, managing teams and developing junior staff.
  • Excellent organisational skills are required.

What's on Offer

Our client are offering a competitive salary with additional perks which includes on site car parking, lunch allowance, flexible benefit scheme, profit share scheme and other benefits

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