VAT Director

VAT Director

Division: Tax Services Group
Location: Worthing, Brighton or Gatwick

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the largest and fastest growing tax advisory teams in the south east.

We are looking for an experienced VAT professional to join a leadership role as a VAT director within our Tax Advisory Group. The position would suit a motivated dynamic individual who would like take on a key role in further developing the firm’s growing VAT advisory team.

You will have significant experience providing VAT advice, working within a practice environment. You will have had broad exposure to most areas of UK VAT, with a working knowledge of EU VAT requirements as they apply to UK businesses.

Responsibilities would include:

  • Leading the VAT team on all areas of VAT advice
  • Technical research for a breadth of topics and keeping the wider tax team apprised of technical developments
  • Drafting reports and letters of advice for a wide range of clients and industries
  • Liaising with clients and attending meetings
  • Business development including marketing areas of opportunity
  • Managing and developing members of the VAT team

Examples of the work you will assist the team with include: 

  • Leading topical advisory matters to clients across the practice
  • Advising businesses on VAT efficient structuring of their affairs
  • Advising on VAT considerations for international trade
  • Implementing partial exemption special schemes
  • Ad hoc advice on a wide range of VAT matters for the firm’s diverse client base
If you have:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Excellent team work and organisational skills, including monitoring timetables and budgets
  • Strong technical skills and attention to detail
We can offer:
  • A competitive market rate salary and bonus scheme
  • Free car parking
  • A modern friendly working environment
  • Opportunity to progress your career
  • Agile working hours and office space to allow you to have a good work life balance
  • Paid overtime or take time off in lieu if you work over your contracted hours
  • Opportunity to purchase additional holiday days
  • Opportunity to join our Cash Plan and Enterprise Health schemes
  • Carpenter Box Lifestyle Hub which offers discounts for online and high street shops
  • Relaxed dress code policy

If you have any questions about this role, contact HR Manager Helen Ruff for more information. No agencies please.

Please send your CV and covering letter below

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