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In House VAT Manager

Michael Page
Greater Manchester, England, Manchester
GBP50000 - GBP70000 per annum + bonus and range of other benefits
Closing date
23 Feb 2023

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Job Details

This role will focus on business-wide VAT compliance and advisory work across a range of jurisdictions

Client Details

UK retail business based in Manchester seeking an In House VAT Manager


The successful In House VAT Manager will be responsible for:

  • Preparation and submission of the UK VAT return and ensure that VAT compliance checks are conducted, complete and any findings are promptly resolved
  • Ensure VAT compliance across different jurisdictions, and the preparation/management of ad hoc VAT claims/opportunities and their submissions to HMRC
  • Supporting the business in respect of its ongoing activities and specific projects across a variety of jurisdictions, for example, the international movement of goods, and ensuring the most tax-efficient outcome
  • Advising the business on key changes in VAT legislation
  • Building relationships with external advisors, including requesting and implementing advice, as required
  • Some exposure/responsibility for UK corporate tax compliance and tax accounting
  • Developing and delivering VAT training and advice to the wider finance team and other areas of the business


The successful In House VAT Manager will have/be:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a VAT-focused role
  • A relevant accounting and/or tax qualification, such as ATT CTA ACA ACCA
  • A self-starter with initiative and ability to set own priorities
  • An organised individual and a strong communicator who can liaise confidently with international colleagues
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work well in a team environment and develop relationships and rapport with external customers and internal colleagues

Job Offer

The successful In House VAT Manager will receive:

  • Competitive package up to circa £70,000 + additional benefits
  • High degree of flexible and home working
  • Discounts across a range of products/areas
  • The opportunity to work within an exciting, fast-paced and growing business

If you are interested to learn more about the role and discuss, please contact Ben Warman on 07890042041


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
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Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

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