VAT Manager

Job Title: VAT Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 28/08/2020
Reference: 14084160/001_1610087077
Contact Name: Anna-Marie Tucker
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 08, 2021 06:24

Job Description

Due to growth my client is recruiting for a VAT Manager to work within the Central London office reporting directly to the VAT Partner. The position will be to effectively and promptly provide sound advice to clients in all areas of VAT, be a key figure in the VAT team and continue to develop in order to progress to the level of Associate Partner.

Client Details

As the largest and fastest growing office in the group we are looking for highly skilled dynamic individuals to join to the team to assist them in achieving their strategic goal of being the number one advisor.

They are a top 10 accountancy

The VAT Manager/Senior Manager role is offering a highly competitive salary, and potential for progression within the company.


  • Advise clients on VAT requirements at the appropriate level based on experience, knowledge and competency
  • Act as central figure of VAT team, ensuring delivery of the team's work so it is completed within a specific timeframe
  • Manage and nurture the VAT team, provide practical advice to and develop the junior team members
  • Ensure risk to wrong advice has been managed and, where appropriate, evidenced
  • Act as the right hand person to VAT partner, making sure you are available and ready to push delegated work to completion
  • Delegate appropriate work to more junior team members
  • Complete timesheets accurately and in a timely manner
  • Build relationships with the Associate Partners, with the purpose of leveraging VAT advisory work and identifying cross-selling opportunities
  • Prepare technical updates to be circulated to all staff
  • Aim to achieve a utilisation of 80% chargeable, when possible



  • At least 5 years' experience of working within a practice environment
  • Experience in handling a portfolio of clients
  • Leadership experience
  • Ideally experience of networking, business development and article writing

The VAT Manager/Senior Manager will have the below skills:

  • Commercial awareness
  • Good written communication and letter writing skills
  • Excellent time management, planning and organisational skills
  • Good analytical skills and judgement

Personal Qualities

  • Self-starter
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Enthusiastic, with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Determined
  • Works on own initiative

Job Offer

Salary plus benefits package