The VAT team of professionals in Scotland is currently seeking an experienced Indirect Tax Manager or Senior Manager to join their ranks. This role involves helping clients identify opportunities and manage risks associated with indirect taxes, leveraging extensive sector experience and knowledge of global legal and regulatory systems
The Indirect Tax professionals are dedicated to providing pragmatic and commercially sound advice to clients, improving their day-to-day reporting for indirect tax. This includes optimizing working capital, reducing errors, minimizing costs, and ensuring accurate handling of indirect taxes such as VAT or GST. The team also offers guidance on how these taxes impact clients' supply chains, financial systems, and accounting practices.
* The chosen candidate will be responsible for leading and inspiring teams, creating an environment that fosters enthusiasm and effectiveness.
* They will ensure the delivery of high-quality work, taking the lead in day-to-day team operations.
* Supervising, coaching, and mentoring staff will be a crucial part of their role to support their professional development.
* Contributing to people initiatives, including the training and retention of international tax professionals.
* Managing the team strategically and operationally, overseeing junior staff development and assignments.
* Building and maintaining strong tax relationships with clients, delivering exceptional levels of service.
* Demonstrating negotiation skills and effectively addressing challenges.
* Utilizing business development skills to identify and convert work opportunities by proactively managing existing clients and acquiring new ones.
* Overseeing the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and a practical, business-driven approach.
* Taking overall responsibility for the quality of client service.
* Managing potential leads from other areas within the firm.
* Establishing networks and relationships internally and externally to leverage team resources.
* Contributing to maximizing value for both the firm and clients while appropriately managing risk.
Skills and Attributes for Success
* Strong business development skills, including the ability to identify and convert work opportunities.
* Effective time management, remaining composed under pressure to meet deadlines.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills in various contexts.
* A commitment to delivering exceptional client service.
To qualify for the role, candidates must have:
* Significant experience in VAT Tax gained from a prominent accounting firm or an in-house team.
* Relevant qualifications such as ATT/ACA/CA/Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training course/Tax specialist qualification, or equivalent comprehensive tax knowledge.
Ideally, candidates will also possess:
* Project management skills, including planning, prioritization, budget monitoring, and meeting deadlines.
To find out more about the opportunity send your CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org and a member of the team will be in touch soon.