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VAT & Indirect Taxes Manager
Vacancy Description
We are seeking an experienced VAT & Indirect taxes manager to further enhance our team. We are a top 50 award winning professional services firm with an excellent reputation for training staff in a friendly and welcoming environment.

The Role: VAT & Indirect Taxes Manager

Hours: 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday.

Location: The role will include a combination of home and office working. Your designated office will therefore be the most convenient of the following; Preston, Lancaster, Kendal, Nottingham, Southport, Blackpool, Manchester or Liverpool. You should have the ability to travel to other offices as and when required.

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Competitive benefits package after qualifying period: including private medical, group life assurance, company pension, health and wellbeing initiatives and bespoke flexible benefits scheme


We are looking for a candidate who enjoys working in a small team and can deal with issues that span the full range of VAT and indirect taxes. We have clients in practically every sector of the Northern marketplace, including agriculture, food production, hospitality and leisure, travel and tourism, retail, betting and gaming, healthcare, welfare, charities, landfill, real estate, social housing, education, clothing, IT and virtual reality. An agile mind is therefore a prerequisite.


Your key skills must include:


·        Providing high quality practical, commercial advice on complex VAT and other indirect tax issues to a wide range of clients (from small OMBs to AIM listed companies)

·        Actively identifying opportunities for VAT services and promoting them with both colleagues and clients

·        Managing VAT projects to ensure efficient and effective delivery to deadlines

·        Managing HMRC enquiries, assisting with ADRs, preparing cases for First-tier Tribunal

·        Dealing with all VAT and indirect tax aspects of company acquisitions and disposals

·        Delivering internal and client presentations

·        Writing articles for newsletters and press releases

·        Keeping up to date with technical developments and providing updates to clients and colleagues

·        Dealing with the indirect tax issues arising from our departure from the EU


You will need to be adept at using all Microsoft packages, video conferencing software across Zoom, Teams, Skype, etc. You will primarily be based from home with some time spent in an office. You should also ideally be familiar with Sage, Quickbooks and Xero.


We are looking to recruit as soon as possible and will make an appointment as soon as a suitable candidate is found.