VAT Manager

  • Location
  • Contract Type
  • Posted
  • Industry
    Commerce and Industry
  • Salary
    GBP62000 - GBP70000 per annum + + bonus
  • Expiry Date

VAT Manager

Brewer Morris are working with a fantastic global brand within the electronics industry to hire a VAT Manager.

The position sits within the wider tax team, a subset of the finance function. You’ll join a cohesive team dedicated to ensuring adherence to tax regulations and responsible tax practices throughout the business.

The role has no managerial duties, but you will oversee the work of a junior VAT person in the team. It is essential that the new incumbent has previous sales/goods indirect tax experience.


  • Compiling and reviewing VAT returns for UK and Irish VAT registrations for the company, with assistance from the VAT analyst.
  • Collaborating with various departments such as Finance, Logistics, Marketing, and legal teams across Europe to comprehend appropriate VAT treatments and transaction accounting.
  • Managing relationships with external VAT advisors and determining when to seek external counsel. Ensuring provision of timely advice and monitoring costs within allocated budgets.
  • Handling HMRC inquiries on all VAT matters, serving as the main liaison for VAT matters and fostering proactive communication with HMRC.
  • Providing technical support to the VAT analyst and other departments within the organisation.
  • Identifying VAT opportunities and risks, suggesting and implementing solutions in a timely manner.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • CTA qualification or substantial experience in indirect tax.
  • Familiarity with indirect tax implications related to product sales, including cross-border transactions.
  • Proficiency in UK VAT legislation and compliance matters.
  • Understanding of VAT accounting principles.
  • Building relationships to assist teams in navigating various business issues, including explaining VAT implications to non-specialists.

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