My client is looking to recruit a self-sufficient, highly motivated and well organised individual to work within the OMB/Corporate Team. The role is extremely varied and gives the successful candidate an opportunity to utilise and build upon their existing VAT knowledge base.
My client offers tax consultancy services to both professional firms and directly to entrepreneurs, businesses and individuals. They see themselves as a trusted 'Tax Partner' and pride themselves on supporting accountants, lawyers, trust companies and other professional firms in servicing, keeping and winning clients through technical tax know-how and practical experience. Additionally, a vital part of the work we undertake focuses on managing wealth for entrepreneurs, individuals and families by minimising their potential tax liabilities and maximising tax reliefs opportunities.
Provide technical VAT advice and support to clients of the firm, many of whom are accountants and fellow professionals, both verbally and via written correspondence. Assist with the application of complex, specialist technical advice to provide innovative solutions that add value to the client.
Work in collaboration with the team to communicate and achieve team goals, share knowledge and ideas and contribute to technical debate, to develop the team.
Be able to assist and manage a range of advanced VAT planning and transactional work. Dealing with technical correspondence and queries, gathering input from team colleagues as and when necessary and discussing with Partners and Directors who will review work.
Start to build profile and rapport with accountants and other professional clients. Develop a network of professional contacts outside of the firm by use of technology and social media.
CTA qualified with preferably two to three years post qualification experience. Ideally a generalist VAT background.
Experience of dealing with VAT planning initiatives and be keen to expand their knowledge and expertise in this area.
Being able to take telephone queries from fellow professionals on various VAT issues involving both VAT planning issues and general VAT compliance.
A good understanding awareness of VAT compliance requirements. Good understanding of accounts and bookkeeping.
Business development and marketing of VAT services.