Senior Manager, VAT - Manchester

Highly competitive salary and flexible benefits
13 Sep 2022
13 Oct 2022
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Accountant, Tax
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Full time
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Senior Manager, VAT - Manchester

About Crowe

Crowe is a leading national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm with global reach and local expertise. We are an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the top 10 accounting networks in the world, with access to more than 38,000 people in more than 145 countries and across 700+ offices globally.

We pride ourselves on looking after our people, whether you’re working in corporate tax, statutory audit or you’re a marketing or HR specialist, at Crowe we invest in our people to help them be the best they can be.

We understand that it is often the culture and values of a firm that are most important when looking for a new workplace, that’s why at Crowe our people-focused culture means we value new ideas and innovation, and welcome people who are committed to making a different by delivering excellent services to our people, clients and communities.

Crowe has a national UK VAT team of over 20 people and has enjoyed a period of sustained growth and success in recent years.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced UK VAT specialist who will enjoy a varied role working across corporate, not for profit and private clients in the Manchester region.

The candidate will be the senior VAT resource in the Manchester office and will be expected to work with the local office partners and staff in developing VAT services and client relationships in the region.

The individual will be supported by the partners and staff in the national VAT unit. In particular, there will be close working relationships with other members of the VAT team in the Midlands, Cheltenham and Manchester offices.

Skills & experience required

  • Experienced UK VAT generalist able to advise on both corporate and not for profit matters.
  • The Manchester office client base includes property & construction, retail, manufacturing, national charities and private schools. However, there is a varied portfolio.
  • Client facing role that will necessitate the need to build and maintain trusted client relationships.
  • Providing VAT technical support to other service lines within Crowe such as our outsourced tax and accounting services business.
  • A focus on marketing and business development in order to raise the profile of both Crowe and our VAT services in the external market. This will involve both regional and national activity.
  • People development and leadership skills. The candidate will have management responsibility for one junior member of staff, with future recruitment expected should the size of the local VAT business develop as its potential suggests it could.

Within the scope of this job there is the opportunity to progress to director and partnership subject to business case. This would then mean a VAT portfolio and responsibility for all 3 offices.

Why choose Crowe?

Crowe is where talented people can realise their potential, are successful and enjoy what they do by making a positive difference to our clients, communities and each other.

Our vision is to be recognised as essential to the future success of our clients by helping them to answer tomorrow’s questions, and make smart decisions that have lasting value through the highest quality audit, tax, advisory and risk services.

We offer you an opportunity to continue your career and work for a firm that offers stability and knowledge. In addition you can work alongside experienced professionals who put the client at the heart of everything they do.

At Crowe, you will find the expertise, the resources and, above all, the commitment to help you build a satisfying and rewarding career. In return we can offer you continued career development, highly competitive salaries and flexible benefits. Plus an opportunity to work for a firm that truly values its people.

Crowe is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in recruitment and employment. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to our organisation and believe that diversity and inclusivity are key drivers of effectiveness and in providing our clients with a quality service.

Entry and progression within the firm is determined solely by the application of objective criteria, personal performance and merit.

We want to create the best environment for our staff to thrive. We recognise the importance of offering a flexible approach to our working environment and we would be happy to discuss with you further.

Closing Date: 06 May 2022

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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