VAT Manager

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  • Sector:

    Tax, VAT / Indirect Tax

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  • Salary:

    Circa £55,000 - £65,000 (Dependent on Experience)

  • Contact:

    Curtis Reid

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Curtis Reid

VAT Manager
Circa £55,000 - £65,000 (Dependent on Experience)

Accountancy practice recruitment specialists Clark Wood are working with a distinguished and well-respected firm of chartered accountants in London who are looking to add an experienced and professional VAT Manager to join their VAT & Indirect Tax team.

Our client is looking for an individual to provide high quality practical and commercial advice on complex VAT issues to a diverse array of large and interesting clients, ranging from small OMBs to Larger PLC's and Listed companies

As a VAT Manager you will need to be a proactive and technically adept individual, capable of both aiding with the development of the existing members of the VAT team and, working with partners to continue to grow the department through networking and business development activities.  

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to join a progressive London firm where you can undertake high-profile, integral role with genuine prospects for further promotion and development for the right person.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Actively identifying opportunities for VAT savings and promoting them both internally and externally
Managing VAT planning projects to ensure efficient and effective delivery to agreed deadlines
Negotiations with HMRC on VAT disputes
Dealing with all VAT aspects of company sales and acquisitions, including carrying out and reviewing due diligence, review of sale and purchase agreements, and providing practical advice
Delivering presentations at seminars
Preparation and delivery of pitches for new clients
Writing articles for newsletters and press releases
Keeping up to date with technical developments and communicating opportunities for VAT advice to partners and managers
Providing internal support for VAT queries from staff
Developing other members of tax staff to enhance their VAT expertise


Be able to demonstrate expertise and practical experience, specialising solely in VAT (to include specialist areas such as charities, farming, professional practices and property
A track record of promoting VAT advice to clients and have proactively and developed their own profile in the VAT community.
Experience of working in a practice environment will be advantageous.

For further information on this role please contact Curtis Reid at Clark Wood - creid@clark-wood.co.uk / 01173 291057

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