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VAT Manager

Hays Senior Finance
England, Leeds, West Yorkshire
GBP45000.0 - GBP55000.0 per annum + £45,000 - £55,000
Closing date
13 Jun 2024

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Charity and not for profit, Education
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000, £50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
This longstanding institution is seeking an ambitious VAT Manager to join their Leeds campus-based office. This is a dynamic opportunity to support the university's growth by providing essential tax expertise and practical advice to staff and faculties. Overall, this presents a prime opportunity for a seasoned VAT Manager seeking a new challenge within a large, multifaceted organisation.

Your new role
In this role, your expertise as a tax professional will be instrumental in upholding the tax strategy and maintaining the necessary control measures. As the VAT Manager, you will be integral in guiding the team to fulfil the university's global tax compliance obligations and advising on various tax matters. Your responsibilities will include managing VAT processes and leading the VAT team to maintain compliance amidst the university's international expansion and evolving landscape. You will be stationed within Financial Services and will report to the Group and International Tax Manager as well as working closely with other finance and HR colleagues across the university.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this role you need to come from a strong VAT background and ideally have tax experience in the HE sector or another large complex organisation. Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess a recognised tax qualification with up-to-date expertise and understanding of current tax laws and regulations alongside experience of managing people.
What you'll get in return
This Leeds-based VAT Manager role is an excellent opportunity to join a large and complex organisation that puts your career and professional development first through an array of courses, helping to broaden your skills whilst working in a people-positive environment. This organisation will offer you a competitive salary from £45,000 - £55,000 (depending on your experience) along with a very healthy holiday package of 26 + 16 bank holidays (inclusive of Christmas and University closures). Additionally, the package offers some fantastic internal benefits, including a generous pension scheme, hybrid/flexible working and a variety of health and wellbeing discounts.

What you need to do now
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