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VAT Manager

Job Title: VAT Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: 6 month contrac
REF: PP/CK/VATManager_1718292819
Contact Name: Caroline Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

VAT Manager

6 Month contract

Reading\Hybrid- (2-3 days per week in office)

We have an exciting opportunity for a VAT Manager to join our busy Team.

The VAT Manager will support with reviewing the business's new IT system from a VAT perspective to ensure VAT compliance and VAT accounting is correct.

The role will require relationships to be built quickly with various other functions in the business such as Core Finance, IT, Legal, Procurement, Commercial, Marketing and Sales.

Key Responsibilities of the VAT Manager include:

  • Review new IT systems from a VAT perspective and document findings.
  • If issues identified provide solutions and follow solutions through to resolution.
  • Work through outstanding queries and prepare error corrections/correspondence to submit to HMRC if required.
  • Identify ways to checks systems accuracy going forward and work with VAT team to embed these checks in to current embedded compliance processes.

The successful VAT Manager will have:

  • CTA qualified or recognised qualifications in accountancy or taxation.
  • Indirect Tax Experience (Consumers who buy products and services are indirectly paying tax to the government via an intermediary)
  • Experience of interacting with HMRC.
  • Excellent analytical skills. Ability to analyse problems and apply innovative solutions.
  • An engaging individual able to build strong relationships with internal stakeholders.
  • Strong organisational and collaboration skills.
  • Assertive and diplomatic working style.
  • Experience of working in a fast moving, complex, dynamic and technical environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good at Excel and Power point.

To apply for the VAT Manager please send your CV to

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