Retail VAT Senior Manager -Leeds, Manchester or London
Who we are looking for:
Do you like shopping?
If the answer is yes and you're an experienced VAT advisor with strong experience in the Retail sector then are you interested in taking a leading role within our National Retail VAT team? We are looking for an ambitious Senior Manager to join our VAT team based in London, Leeds or Manchester.
With an unparalleled retail client base this opportunity represents a real tangible opportunity to be part of a successful and growing team within our Indirect Tax practice working with many of the UK’s largest retail businesses.
About the role:
We are a consulting business and little of our work is routine. Some of the core areas you will work in include Bespoke Retail schemes, Product liability, business promotions, End-to-end best practice reviews, and automation and analytics.
The candidate will need to have a sound VAT technical base, and a desire and enthusiasm for working in the retail sector. They will be a team player and be keen to be part of a successful, national retail business with the passion and drive to take this opportunity forward.
The candidate will receive the full support of the local and national Indirect Tax leadership to achieve their goals.
Previous experience within the Indirect tax arena. This could be gained through working in Customs and Excise, within Practice at a 'Big 4' firm or another reputable firm or from within Industry.
Previous experience of working with retailers accompanied by strong technical knowledge.
Proven work winning experience coupled with networking and relationship building skills. This will include marketing both in the external market place and internally across other lines of service.
The ability to fully take ownership of client relationships and be able to cross sell and network internally to ensure their needs are met.
Strong interpersonal skills, which will be demonstrated through maintaining and developing key client relationships as well as team leadership roles.
Strong technical skills coupled with the communication skills to explain complex issues in clear concise way to clients and non-tax colleagues.
People management skills with proven experience of delegation and project delivery through a team.