Executive, VAT - London

London, UK
Highly competitive salary and flexible benefits
19 Sep 2023
29 Sep 2023
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Executive, VAT - London

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 40,000 people in 150 countries and across 798  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 difference by delivering excellent services to our people, clients and communities.

Purpose of the role

Generalist VAT advisory role covering multiple sectors such as property and construction, manufacturing, consumer goods, not-for-profit, professional partnerships and financial services. The role will involve some compliance work, including managing VAT team input for our Global Business Solutions colleagues (outsourced book keeping team) but also a significant amount of advisory projects, including working with the Crowe international network on cross-border client projects.

The VAT team at Crowe is a National team working closely together, the successful candidate will be based in our London office and will support partners and clients of the London area.


  • The successful candidate will have experience in an advisory role with a ‘go-to’ and team player attitude.
  • It is desirable that the candidate will have experience of advising in a range of sectors.
  • It is desirable that the candidate will be working towards their professional qualifications.
  • The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop on the services we provide in specific sectors and take the lead based on their own areas of interest/expertise.
  • This role is not just delivery. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain exposure to marketing and business development. We regularly provide client alerts, thought leadership and speak at physical events and webinars.
  • This role will report in to the VAT Managers and there will be the opportunity for progression to Assistant Manager and beyond.
  • A team of junior staff are available to support the individual - they will be expected to delegate work, assist in developing the junior staff and manage both client and internal relationships.
  • The role will also include supporting the VAT services to the Crowe Global Business Solutions team (outsourced book keeping team), this includes reviewing VAT returns as well as advisory projects.
  • There is a significant amount of interaction with other lines of services (tax, audit, corporate finance).
  • A willingness to travel is essential as it is envisaged that the successful candidate will work across the Crowe offices as well as visiting clients across the country.

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 people to thrive. We recognise the importance of offering a flexible approach to our working environment and we would be happy to discuss this with you further. 

Closing Date: 29 September 2023

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

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