VAT Assistant Manager
BDO
Liverpool - Tithebarn, CH
1d ago

Working hard and working together, our Tax team thrives on keeping busy. Friendly, driven and diverse, they service our clients across the country and around the world.

By providing expertise in many different specialist areas of tax, they collaborate across BDO to deliver wider business solutions.

From meeting clients’ evolving business needs to managing changes to legislation, there are always fresh challenges to face in the Tax team.

If you’re after a career that will keep you on your toes, we’ll give you the autonomy to drive your career forward.

We’ll help you succeed

This role will provide VAT compliance and advisory services for a wide range of corporate clients in the FTSE100, FTSE250, AIM and private equity backed and privately owned businesses.

UK VAT experience / knowledge is essential.

The primary responsibility will be to deal with all matters relating to the management of a portfolio of existing clients and assist with the development of targets in order to ensure the continued growth of the business.

You will also provide assistance to senior members of staff in both client work and in the management of the group and on occasions the practice.

Key to the role is for the individual to be able to pro-actively manage their own workload, communicating with managers / directors / partners on a regular basis.

This is essential due to the size and nature of the team. Furthermore, the individual will be expected to be able to consider and highlight further opportunities to develop new work.

When you join us, we’ll make your growth our priority. If you can demonstrate the following skills, we can help you go far.

We’re looking for someone with :

  • Significant understanding of and previous experience within UK VAT compliance, dealing with the annual process of both small clients and those with a much more extensive number of assignees.
  • In-depth knowledge of recent key updates and areas of focus in the area of VAT
  • Responsibility for VAT compliance for own portfolio and involved in any VAT advice required by your clients, assisting the Managers and Senior Managers in delivering this
  • Ability to manage a large and varied client portfolio
  • Ability to actively seek opportunities for selling new services to existing clients
  • Experience of dealing direct with HMRC
  • Experience of dealing with client senior management and key stakeholders
  • Educated to degree level, and ideally CTA and / or ACA qualified or equivalent
  • We’re in it together

    At BDO, we believe that when our people feel valued and rewarded, their potential is unlimited. We offer highly competitive starting salaries and review remuneration packages regularly to ensure that our pay always positively reflects performance.

    As well offering support with tuition and professional qualifications, we also provide the following benefits, as standard :

  • 25 days’ holiday;
  • access to a personal pension scheme, with matched employer contributions;
  • life assurance cover;
  • and income protection insurance.
  • That’s not all. We understand that everyone is different so, we offer a range of voluntary benefits to suit every lifestyle.

    Our flexible benefits platform, Flexcel, means our people can choose from a range of tax efficient options to design a benefit package that best suits them.

    Through Flexcel, they can :

  • buy up to ten days’ extra holiday;
  • add on private medical, personal accident, dental insurance or travel insurance;
  • enrol in our Bike to Work scheme;
  • enjoy discounts off cinemas, dining, and gyms;
  • receive an interest free season ticket loan or interest free graduate loan;
  • access childcare vouchers;
  • take an online health assessment and utilise our employee assistance programme.
  • We’re looking forward to the future

    At BDO, we’re big enough to make the difference and collaborative enough to never lose sight of where we’re going. We know that it’s our people that make our success possible.

    Across our 17 UK locations, more than 5,000 of them work together to provide tax, audit, assurance and a range of advisory services that help our clients achieve their ambitious goals.

    Together, they’re fuelling Britain’s economic engine. Behind every complex client challenge and every untapped innovation, they’re there : ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise.

    That’s why we’re always looking for ways to invest in our people. That means providing them with an environment where they can grow, learn, laugh and feel respected, at all times.

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