VAT Director - Crawley

Ref: 541 Date Posted: Monday 16 May 2022
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the largest and fastest growing tax advisory teams in the south east.

We are looking for an experienced VAT professional to join a leadership role as a VAT director within their Tax Advisory Group. The position would suit a motivated dynamic individual who would like to take on a key role in further developing the firm’s growing VAT advisory team.

You will have significant experience providing VAT advice, working within a practice environment. You will have had broad exposure to most areas of UK VAT, with a working knowledge of EU VAT requirements as they apply to UK businesses.

Responsibilities would include:

  • Leading the VAT team on all areas of VAT advice
  • Technical research for a breadth of topics and keeping the wider tax team apprised of technical developments
  • Drafting reports and letters of advice for a wide range of clients and industries
  • Liaising with clients and attending meetings
  • Business development including marketing areas of opportunity
  • Managing and developing members of the VAT team

Examples of the work you will assist the team with include: 

  • Leading topical advisory matters to clients across the practice
  • Advising businesses on VAT efficient structuring of their affairs
  • Advising on VAT considerations for international trade
  • Implementing partial exemption special schemes
  • Ad hoc advice on a wide range of VAT matters for the firm’s diverse client base
If you have:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Excellent team work and organisational skills, including monitoring timetables and budgets
  • Strong technical skills and attention to detail
Whats on offer:
  • A competitive market rate salary and bonus scheme
  • Free car parking
  • A modern friendly working environment
  • Opportunity to progress your career
  • Agile working hours and office space to allow you to have a good work life balance
  • Opportunity to take time off in lieu if you work over your contracted hours
  • Opportunity to purchase additional holiday days
  • Opportunity to join our Cash Plan and Enterprise Health schemes
  • Lifestyle Hub which offers discounts for online and high street shops
  • Death in Service with additional benefits
  • Relaxed dress code policy

Please call Lydia on 01273 491 852 to discuss in more detail.