Indirect Tax Manager

£65000.0 - £70000.0 per annum + £65,000 to £70,000 plus bonus
24 Jun 2024
22 Jul 2024
Samuel Puddephatt
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Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company
This is a well-known, leading professional services business based in Manchester with international offices, that are looking to recruit an experienced Indirect Taxation Manager to join their well-regarded finance team. The company has gone through impressive, continuous growth over the past 20+ years and is now turning over in excess of £400m per annum. The company are forward-thinking and adaptive, offering an excellent support package and hybrid working for the right person.

Your new role
This role will see you take over all VAT and Indirect Tax compliance and reporting for the company's global operations, reporting to the Finance Director in their Manchester office. You will also be required to:

  • Directly managing the accurate and timely submission of VAT returns for our UK entities
  • Overseeing the accurate and timely submission of VAT returns through third-party providers for non-UK entities
  • Directly liaise with local third-party accountants in relation to any indirect tax queries
  • Identify and evaluate key Indirect Tax risks, ensuring effective risk management processes are operated and reported
  • To communicate key VAT issues concisely to non-tax specialists and to influence and adopt the necessary process improvements leading to the optimisation of the indirect tax process
  • Maintain good technical knowledge and keep abreast of any indirect tax legislation changes affecting Operations
  • Line management of one team member to ensure continuous progression and work quality.
  • Develop a good commercial understanding of Recruitment Services

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be considered for this role, you will have:

  • A recognised finance qualification, such as ACA, ACCA, ATT, CTA etc.
  • 5 years minimum experience of indirect taxation, gained from either industry, a reputable practice, or HMRC.
  • Strong knowledge of indirect tax legislation and upcoming changes in rules and regulations.
  • Good communication skills and able to build strong internal and external stakeholder relationships.
  • Comfortable utilising different IT systems, including Excel.
  • A can-do, problem-solving attitude, and comfort in managing an individual.

What you'll get in return
The company offers a strong salary and benefits package, which includes:

  • Salary up to £70,000 (which is negotiable dependent on your experience), along with quarterly bonuses.
  • Hybrid working - 2 to 3 days on site in Manchester per week, in a centrally located city centre office.
  • An award-winning learning and development scheme, with plenty of options for further training and qualifications.
  • A good pension contribution scheme, where the employer puts in up to 6%.
  • Above market holiday allowance, plus bank holidays, Christmas closure, and buy and sell options.
  • Opportunity for international travel, collaboration days, charity days, flexible working hours.
  • Full medical and dental cover and mental health support.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV


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