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VAT Project & Compliance Manager

Job Title: VAT Project & Compliance Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 16 months
REF: X/VAT/SARA_1611740057
Contact Name: Sara Rowe
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

JOB TITLE: VAT Project & Compliance Manager (fixed term contract for 16 months,) - Remote/Berkshire - Mobile Telecoms

THE ROLE as VAT Project & Compliance Manager you will have responsibility for reviewing UK VAT compliance as well leading various VAT/business projects.


Responsibility for the review of UK VAT compliance including quarterly VAT returns, EC sales, Intrastat, RCSL taking full ownership of the review process and ensuring submission is made to HMRC by the statutory deadlines.

Responsibility for the review of VAT balance sheet accounts and ensuring that differences are investigated, and appropriate accounting action is taken where required.

Responsibility for the review of VAT journals.

Resolving VAT queries received from the business.

Undertaking contract reviews.

Leading VAT and business projects.

Preparation of correspondence for HMRC in relation to VAT projects.

Resolving and managing HMRC enquiries.

Identification and implementation of improvements to the above processes

Provide support to the Head of Tax on advising the business on the VAT impact of new initiatives.


The role reports into the Head of Tax. The expectation is that the successful candidate will have the experience and knowledge to be able to work independently from the Head of Tax with limited input required. The role will require relationships to be built quickly with various other functions in the business such as Core Finance, Legal, Procurement, Commercial, Marketing and Sales.


Qualified (CTA/ACA or equivalent)

At least 6 years VAT compliance experience

Attention to detail

Strong analytical skills

Good Excel skills

Accounting knowledge

Proactive, self-motivated

Strong communication skills

Drive and enthusiasm

Employment tax knowledge and experience

Corporation tax knowledge

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