VAT Senior Manager

  • Permanent
  • Fleet
  • £65,000 - £80,000

McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a well-established Regional Accountancy Practice who have seen vast growth over the last five years and are looking to recruit a newly created Indirect Tax Senior Manager / VAT Senior Manager role for their growing team in Berkshire OR SW London.  The firm is happy to consider hybrid working for this role, which will support three offices.  The role would suit a CTA Qualified tax specialist from a Top100 or well-known Regional Accountancy firm, or someone in Industry looking to return to the profession.  Key duties include:

  • Research and prepare advice and compliance services on core UK VAT tax areas
  • Manage delivery of indirect tax compliance & advice across three offices, liaising directly with clients and internal business divisions
  • Work within a team environment on indirect tax and business matters for clients across a range of sectors including digital/hi-tech, retail, business services, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals
  • Carry out supply chain and operational analysis and advise on indirect tax-efficient trading arrangements
  • Provide Tax Authority audit support and assist in the preparation of data to be sent to HMRC conducting tax reviews, enquiries and audits
  • Assist in simplifying complicated and inter-related technical VAT issues into digestible and understandable client action plans – for example, supply chain analysis
  • Attend meetings with clients in order to discuss potentially complex technical areas of indirect tax, or to promote the services of the Indirect Tax function
  • Liaise with internal and external client resources to effectively complete Indirect Tax returns for clients
  • Cover core UK VAT/Indirect tax and corporate concepts, including: Transfer Pricing, Comparative Tax Analysis, Tax Efficiency & Optimisation, Tax efficient corporate entity Rationalisation and Supply chain analysis

To be considered for the role you should be a CTA Qualified Tax Specialist with a strong track record of technical Indirect Tax / VAT Tax matters in a client based environment.  You should ensure effective processes are maintained across the tax teams including keeping abreast of developments in VAT tax and regional issues that will impact the client base, be results-driven, manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet strict deadlines.  You should be proactive & self-motivated, and professional with a commercial outlook.

On offer is a salary up to £80,000 (depending on relevant experience & qualification) + 25 days holiday, pension scheme, healthcare and a choice of other non-core benefits.  To apply for the Indirect Tax Senior Manager / VAT Senior Manager position or for more information, please contact McGinnis Loy Associates (Reading Office) on 0845 862 6202 or via email at

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