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VAT Manager

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£45,000 - £55,000
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Jodi King

VAT Manager

 

Role Overview

 

This role will provide VAT compliance and advisory services for a wide range of corporate clients in the FTSE100, FTSE250, AIM and private equity backed and privately owned businesses. UK VAT experience/knowledge is essential.

 

The primary responsibility will be to deal with all matters relating to the management of a portfolio of existing clients and assist with the development of targets in order to ensure the continued growth of the business. You will also provide assistance to senior members of staff in both client work and in the management of the group and on occasions the practice.

 

Key to the role is for the individual to be able to pro-actively manage their own workload, communicating with senior managers / directors / partners on a regular basis. This is essential due to the size and nature of the team. Furthermore, the individual will be expected to be able to consider and highlight further opportunities to develop new work.


Responsibilities


To act as a key point of contact within the firm for the client, together with the Partner. This will involve responding quickly to, as well as anticipating, client requests/needs, keeping clients informed of progress in relation to all aspects of the service provided, and maintaining regular contact with clients.

 

  • There will be an expectation that you will take full responsibility for project delivery on their portfolio
  • Manage a portfolio of clients including control of billings and cash collection within the firms criteria
  • To ensure assignments are completed within agreed budgets and keep client/Partner /Principle informed of overruns and plan staff assignments in order to give an appropriate spread of experience
  • Review of work prepared by more junior members of staff
  • Ensure that the firm\'s quality control procedures are adhered to including second partner review
  • Liaise with HMRC
  • Identify risk and technical matters, as well as selling opportunities, to the Partner/Principle/ Senior Manager, whilst exercising judgement within agreed parameters.

 

Management:

  • Must provide overall support to Partners on client matters and assist Partners in the management of the group, this will include support at times for the recruitment and management of staff
  • Actively participate in the management of the group through Partner/Manager meetings and by attendance at social functions
  • Training must be provided to more junior staff both on the job and through monitoring exam and on the job performance, whilst consistently providing feedback
  • Will work as part of management team with other Tax managers within the business group, and provide support to the rest of the Tax team
  • Counsel, appraise, develop and motivate staff as appropriate

 

Sales and Marketing:

  • Must be able to recognise business development opportunities and inform and work with the Partner and the client to develop these when they arise
  • Participate in bids/proposals for new work

 

Communication and representation:

  • Develop contact with clients at senior level and maintain contact with other levels as appropriate to ensure the firm has the confidence of the client
  • Contribute centrally by lecturing on internal courses
  • Consult with colleagues and Partners on technical and risk matters.

 

Requirements:

  • Significant understanding of and previous experience within UK VAT.
  • In-depth knowledge of recent key updates and areas of focus in the area of VAT
  • Responsibility for VAT compliance for own portfolio and involved in any VAT advice required by your clients, assisting the Managers and Senior Managers in delivering this
  • Ability to manage a large and varied client portfolio
  • Ability to actively seek opportunities for selling new services to existing clients
  • Experience of dealing direct with HMRC
  • Experience of dealing with client senior management and key stakeholders
  • Ideally CTA and/or ACA qualified or equivalent
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