Role details

VAT Manager - Canary Wharf

London   •   £45,000 - £75,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • International and Insurance Clients
  • CTA/ATT qualified

About Our Client

This is a highly successful single-site firm, based in the heart of London's Canary Wharf. the firm's Three key client areas include insurance, international and not-for-profit firms, giving you the opportunity to work in some very interesting areas. The wider tax team comprises of 30 people and in this role you will have two direct reports.

Job Description

  • Further develop the indirect tax practice
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients and provide high levels of client service
  • Provide insightful, industry specific advice to clients
  • Advise on VAT liability issues and treatment of expenditure and partial exemption methodology
  • There is very little compliance work involved in this role as the majority of VAT returns are handled by another department. It is only the more sensitive or complex returns that are dealt with by the Indirect Tax department
  • A meaningful part of the role will be business development of existing and new clients as well as potentially developing a specialist field of technical or sector knowledge and expertise
  • General management of a team, including people management, appraisals, billing etc.
  • Tender proposals
  • Due diligence
  • Opportunities to train staff on VAT matters
  • Investigation and resolution of VAT queries
  • Assistance in development of VAT planning and marketing initiatives
  • The Indirect Tax Manager will have the opportunity to run in-house training programmes (in conjunction with the VAT Director), as well as seminars to external clients.

The Successful Applicant

  • ATT or CTA desirable
  • Previous experience in a VAT role in Practice
  • Able to explain complex issues to non-VAT professionals
  • Strong technical skills and experience, and a detailed and up to date knowledge of VAT issues
  • Ability to manage a substantial client portfolio profitably
  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 working days holiday
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Life assurance 4x annual salary
  • Season Ticket Loan



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