VAT Tax Senior / VAT Tax Accountant

McGinnis Loy Associates Ltd
£20,000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

VAT Tax Senior / VAT Tax Accountant

McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a 30-office Regional Accountancy Firm who are looking for a VAT Tax Senior to join their growing team in North Birmingham. Reporting to the VAT Tax Director, you will be required to proactively assist in growing the VAT practice and help provide a specialist and comprehensive VAT compliance & advisory service to business clients across the East & West Midlands. Key duties include:

  • Helping to manage work in progress across the team to ensure recoverability targets can be met
  • Planning and performing basic VAT consultancy assignments, making recommendations accordingly
  • Working with a regional a VAT Tax team including staff training and support to upcoming graduates
  • Taking responsibility and ownership of the client relationship at appropriate levels in the client's organisation
  • Assisting the Managers/Directors in managing client VAT assignments that are sizable in both scope and scale
  • Writing high quality tax reports, professionally presented documents for review by directors or partners
  • Helping to grow the VAT-niche within the business through marketing events, assisting with the expansion of the VAT client base
  • Demonstrating an ability to analyse and interpret basic data, identifying business issues and applying technical knowledge
  • Providing ongoing technical support to the partners, recognising issues to manage technical risk

To be considered for the VAT Tax Senior role you should ideally be in a medium/large regional or Top100 Accountancy firm with some VAT expertise with both proven technical and assignment-driven skills. The firm is happy to consider VAT experience from another accounting firm, Industry/Commerce experience or from HMRC employees. You should ideally be ACA, ACCA or CTA Qualified or part-qualified and HMRC training experience is also advantageous. With excellent team-working and client relationship building skills, you should be able to help develop new and existing business, work well under pressure yet still deliver on time and budget.

On offer is a salary up to £30,000 + study (if required) and excellent benefits including 20 days holiday, pension scheme and healthcare. To apply for the position or for more information, please contact McGinnis Loy Associates (Midlands) Office by telephone or via email at admin@

For other VAT Tax Senior opportunities in Finance & Accounting, HR Services or Public Practice within the Thames Valley, London & Midlands please visit our website at McGinnis Loy Associates is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, in accordance with the Employment Agencies Act.

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