Senior Executive, VAT - Midlands

Highly competitive salary and flexible benefits
09 Jul 2021
09 Aug 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Audit, Tax
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

We are Crowe U.K. LLP - one of the UK’s foremost Audit, Advisory and Tax experts. We are part of Crowe Global, offering the right combination of global reach and expertise to help our clients succeed.

Our offices, in the Midlands, is part of our eight-office network that offers national coverage. As part of Crowe Global, we work with organisations in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Our aim is to become long-term trusted advisors to the organisations and individuals with whom we work. Everything about us: our structure, our training, our people, and our personal and professional success criteria, is driven by this goal.

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 U.K. LLP is a National team working closely together, the successful candidate will be based in either the Manchester or Midlands office and will support partners and clients of the Midlands, Manchester and Cheltenham offices with the existing VAT team covering the regions. This role will involve travel to all Crowe U.K. LLP offices and to client premises, as appropriate.


  • 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 regional 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, as appropriate once lockdown restrictions are lifted.

Why work for Crowe UK LLP?

As one of the UK’s leading firms of chartered accountants, we are looking for exceptional people. Our ethos is to promote our friendly, approachable and professional style as business partners, building strong and long-term relationships with our clients.

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.

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 this with you further.

At Crowe UK LLP, 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 U.K. LLP 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.

Closing Date: 28 May 2021

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

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