Manager - VAT Recovery - UK

Job Title: Manager - VAT Recovery - UK
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 08/11/2019
Reference: 14011718/001_1561998226
Contact Name: Anna-Marie Tucker
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 01, 2019 17:23

Job Description

My client is an award winning tax speciailist accountancy firm. They are growing their VAT recovery team.

Client Details

My client, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is seeking to recruit an experienced VAT Recovery Manager to lead a team of VAT professionals through consultation and compliance projects for their clients in Europe. This role is an exciting opportunity to autonomously lead a project team working with prestigious clients, making a difference to the service provided and being rewarded according to your performance.


Coordinates and conducts VAT Recovery projects of the European Practice

Works with internal and client Information Technology personnel to extract Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) data

Regularly uses the clients bespoke software, to analyze large quantities of data to identify VAT recovery opportunities

Visits client premises (both domestic and international) to extract invoices, verify accounting treatment of transactions and present reports

Prepares formal correspondence to, and negotiates with, Tax Authorities on behalf of clients

Drafts reports for clients on results of VAT Recovery projects.

Prepares status reports, internal updates, project trackers, and related documentation.

Coordinates VAT Recovery projects with United States, Canadian and European partners.

Maintains involvement with Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR), and general business process reviews and documenting findings.

Undertakes VAT technical research as required Performs other duties as assigned


Experienced in VAT and auditing

Educated to degree or higher

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research.

Job Offer

They offer flexible working, a comprehensive benefits package, an innovative approach to reward and recognition and the chance to grow your skill set through internal learning.

A competitive salary plus potential for bonus

Flexible working

Private healthcare and dental

Life assurance

Income Protection

Contributory pension

Gym subsidiary

Travel to work contribution for public transport