Our indirect tax consulting team based in the Midlands (across Birmingham, Milton Keynes and the East Midlands) is one of the leading providers of services to clients in the local market.
We are looking for an individual with an interest in developing their indirect tax experience and to develop a career within an established team.
Working alongside senior and junior members of the team you will be responsible for managing and delivering work on clients and projects across various areas of VAT and other indirect taxes. You will have a portfolio of clients that will require proactive management in terms of advancing work and opportunities, considering the applicability of new developments and co-ordinating the ongoing relationships both with clients and the various individuals on the wider firm's client teams.
Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work on a variety of clients from small owner managed businesses to multinational groups. The work undertaken will include dealing with standalone VAT liability queries (both UK and non-UK), supporting clients in enquiries and disputes with HMRC, involvement in claims and litigation projects, supporting clients with indirect tax processes and controls (and associated governance obligations) and helping clients to understand developments following changes in law and case law.
This role provides the successful candidate with an unparalleled opportunity to build global VAT technical skills, the experience of working on complex and challenging assignments and the chance to build relationships across the global firm and with clients.
The role will be based in central Birmingham, but with flexibility to work from, and a need to occasionally travel to, our offices in the East Midlands and Milton Keynes.About the role
On a day to day basis responsibilities will include
Delegating to and managing junior members of the team.
Researching technical VAT questions and issues.
Building relationships with wider teams within the firm, and working alongside them on projects.
Liaising with other firms in out global network of firms.
Proactively driving work and opportunities on clients forward.
Considering the impact of law and case law changes on client portfolio.
Working alongside others in the team to deliver written advice to clients.
Communicating with clients to support them on VAT queries, issues and in their interaction with HMRC.
Keeping up to date with VAT legislation and practical changes.
Ensuring high quality service delivery to our clients.
Successful candidate will need to possess and demonstrate a broad range of capabilities and skills, including
Previous experience in a VAT related role.
Proactivity in driving and managing work and others.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Excellent self-organisational skills.
Ambition and a strong desire to succeed.
A commitment to team working.
An ability to work within and manage your own timetable and deadlines.
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