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Indirect Tax Senior Manager - Edinburgh

£65,000 - £75,000 + Benefits - Professional Services - Qualified Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 2299 Date Posted: Tuesday 14 May 2024

W&A is working with a technology enabled and future facing practice to help source an Indirect Tax Senior Manager. This role can be based in either Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling or Aberdeen.

This role will be responsible for providing a high standard of indirect tax compliance and advisory services for a diverse range of clients.

This is a key role in the management of the practice and will involve assisting in the future growth of the firm through the effective introduction of our services to your business network and the wider market.

Why Join?

Our client has been recognised for its excellent working practices by some of the most prestigious award bodies in the UK.

They also provide tremendous career development opportunities working in a progressive, energetic and stimulating environment alongside supportive and engaging professional teammates.

Our client offers a hybrid, agile and family friendly working practices to enable you to manage your work life alongside your home life.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of client portfolio and actively manage and control the delivery of all aspects of assignments
  • Know your clients and be able to recognise significant issues in their circumstances or operations and consider the best possible recommendations for their solution
  • Develop expertise and undertake detailed technical research of an advanced nature
  • Take responsibility for the timely delivery of advisory and compliance services
  • Coach and delegate work to team members, monitor progress of their work, and assume responsibility for the quality of their work, providing guidance and training
  • Make effective business decisions in relation to the management of your team
  • Play an active role in the sustainability, development and growth of the firm
  • Identify where the firm is exposed to risk, look for efficiencies, improve procedures, propose recommendations and solutions
  • Manage tax correspondence to ensure client queries are dealt with in a timely basis
  • Review all aspects of indirect tax compliance, identifying opportunities for clients which are aligned with their goals and aspirations
  • Maintain and develop technical knowledge, undertaking research of new legislation
  • Be a vital part the management team, involved with the day-to-day operations of the team, ensuring financial and utilisation targets and deadlines are met and assist with delivering the strategic objectives of the department and wider firm

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Experience working in VAT / Indirect Tax
  • Experience of technical compliance and advisory work
  • Strong technical skills and keen to develop further
  • Ability to build strong client relationships
  • Experience in leading teams and coordinating delivery of services