VAT Manager - In House - Manchester

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Tax in Commerce & Industry

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mo Hanslod

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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An opportunity has arisen for a VAT Manager to join a well-established business in Manchester.

Specific tasks will include but are not limited to:

  • Responsibility for management, training and development of one VAT Assistant.
  • Responsibility for all VAT Reporting (VAT Returns, EC Sales Lists, Intrastat Returns - Arrivals and Despatches, and End of Year Returns) covering four entities (13 Regs in total - including 3 UK, 2 RoW and 8 EU Regs) - preparing the larger ones and reviewing and approving smaller submissions before they are made.
  • Ownership and clear understanding of Brexit / EU rules to support the business.
  • Ownership of VAT admin to include set up of new VAT Registrations, VAT inspections contact and coordinator, and being main user on VAT submission websites.
  • Responsibility for planning and future-proofing our VAT software system - including updating system VAT rules, liaising with IT on system upgrades, mapping to accounting systems.
  • Responsibility for month-end coordination and close of VAT Accounts.
  • Responsibility for preparation and review of VAT balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Forecasting of VAT cashflows (payments and refunds).
  • Providing VAT compliance and transfer pricing expertise across all entities, including business support and advice on all VAT. issues (employee understanding, projects, customer/supplier queries).
  • Providing day to day assistance to internal stakeholders on any VAT queries as and when they arise.
  • Providing VAT training across all entities tailoring this to each entity and what they do.

What you'll need:

  • Strong VAT skills and proven experience of tasks outlined above are a must.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast moving finance environment is essential.

For more information, please contact Mo Hanslod at Brewer Morris.

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