VAT Assistant Manager

Job Details

Edinburgh, Central Belt, Scotland Salary: Plus benefits
Sector: Accounting & Finance Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP Contact: Sarah Cairns

VAT Assistant Manager | VAT | Competitive salary plus benefits including life assurance, paid overtime or time off in lieu, interest free season ticket loan, pension, annual salary reviews, profit sharing | Edinburgh

SRGEurope have been appointed to recruit an Assistant VAT Manager to join an award winning Top 20 chartered accountancy firm with offices in Edinburgh. The successful Assistant VAT Manager will join the VAT Group in Edinburgh as part of the growth of VAT as service line across their Scottish and Northern Region. The National VAT group has two teams, one dealing with charity and not for profit clients and the other focusing on landed estates, private client and corporate issues.

VAT Assistant Manager Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for advising on many different aspects of VAT compliance, transaction and liability matters.
  • Advice is provided through face-to-face meetings and via written correspondence to clients and the successful candidate will also be expected to act as a technical resource for internal partners and staff on a variety of different VAT issues.
  • Dealing with internal and external clients directly on a day to day basis.
  • Supporting the Edinburgh based director with growing the VAT practice.

VAT Assistant Manager Requirements:

  • Candidates will ideally be CTA qualified or be studying towards the final stages
  • Degree educated
  • Be committed to a career in VAT and will have relevant strong experience in a general practice role in a medium to large sized firm
  • Awareness of how clients compile VAT returns using ERP or accounting packages, and how to advise clients on managing risk would be beneficial.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Successful applicant will require confidence in dealing with partners and clients, excellent organisation and interpersonal skills, and the ability to provide accurate work in a timely and cost-effective manner.

The Company

Our client is a well established Top 20 chartered accountancy firm, with offices across the UK. They provide their exceptional training and long term career development opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading company.

To Apply

Please click on the 'apply' button and upload your CV or alternatively contact Sarah Cairns, Recruitment Consultant on 0131 510 0024 or e-mail