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Indirect Tax Manager

Posted 14 days ago

  • Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Any
  • External
  • Expired - 2 months ago
Your new companyThis is a leading national insurance group who are looking to recruit an Indirect Tax Compliance Manager to manage VAT Compliance in their highly regarded in-house tax department. The company has a modern, collaborative culture and offers an excellent benefits package. The role will see you attend the office two times per week and report directly to the Head of Indirect Tax. The role is available on an interim/temporary contract for 6 months, or can be a permanent role for the right individual. Your new role Reporting to the Head of Indirect Tax, the role involves having primary responsibility and ownership of the management and review of VAT account reconciliations and returns.
You will lead the relationship with Finance Shared Service in overseeing the VAT accounting across all group entities and preparing the consolidated group VAT return for submission via the HMRC upload feed.
You will support the business with projects and new business initiatives that have a transactional impact, ensuring correct accounting, postings in the GL and carrying out post-implementation reviews. Your main responsibilitiesLead the monthly review of the VAT accounts reconciliation prepared by Finance Shared Service to ensure any reconciling differences are analysed and clear next steps are advised to remediate them.Lead the review of the quarterly legal entity VAT returns ensuring all transactions are included correctly in line with VAT regulations and advise on treatment of new or non-standard transactions.Consolidating and filing of the VAT group quarterly VAT return to HMRC in-line with the statutory deadlines and overseeing the payments to ensure that the liabilities and payments on account are made on time.Complete the annual Partial Exemption Special Method and Capital Goods Scheme calculations.Preparation of Error Correction Notifications (ECNs) to HMRC, evaluate any evidence to support the ECN and co-ordinate any necessary remedial actions across the Group. Maintenance of the property Option to Tax register and preparation of any new option to tax notifications for VAT purposes and review of the property income from managing agents. Review of supplier set-up, third-party invoicing, intra-group services and ensure all agreed design and build processes and contractual terms are followed and provide advice to Finance and Business colleagues regarding best practice.Review of end to end VAT postings, reconciliations and VAT statements to ensure that they are correct and complete remediating any errors and advising on improvements.What you'll need to succeedYou will be an experienced Indirect Tax Compliance professional, with a broad knowledge of all indirect tax and VAT matters, ideally gained from a reputable accountancy practice or relevant industry experience. You will ideally have a recognised accounting qualification, such as ACA, ATT, CTA, ACCA etc. This role is also open to contractors looking for a permanent role, or to remain as a contractor on a 6-month FTC. What you'll get in return This role offers an excellent benefits package for the successful candidate. For the interim vacancy, the company will pay a day-rate of up to £500 depending on previous experience within this area. The permanent salary would be reflective of your previous experience with indirect tax. There is also an annual bonus of around 10% based on individual and company performance. The company would require this individual to attend their office in central Leeds two days per week, and offer 25-days holiday, which increases with years of service.What you need to do nowIf you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or contact Sam Puddephatt on 07501517572 or now. If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at