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EUROPEAN INDIRECT TAX DIRECTOR, South-East – £Six figures plus good benefits

A great new in-house role with this global brand.  Reporting into the Global Indirect Tax Director the European Indirect Tax Director will be responsible for overall leadership of the European VAT department.

Key accountabilities

  • Leadership of indirect tax staff based in Europe and India
  • Communicating effectively with senior management on key VAT issues
  • Strategic indirect tax management to minimize the cost of VAT to the group and optimising cash flow
  • Managing the provision of advice on business initiatives, transactions, changes in the operations and supply chains, legislative developments, changes in VAT reporting requirements, Brexit, etc
  • Overall management of VAT compliance, ensuring all VAT returns, payments, reconciliations, assessments, notices and audits are effectively managed,
  • Driving change in the VAT compliance function through maximizing the use of technology and centralizing the compliance process
  • Complying with internal quarterly reporting requirements and internal controls
  • Building and maintaining good working relationships with tax authorities
  • Managing outside consultants and advisors,

To apply you will need both technical excellence in VAT and strong leadership skills. You will have achieved success through a career path within a major accounting firm or within a global industry role and will already be at a senior level.

You will need to be able to demonstrate skills in

  • developing and delivering on individual, departmental, and organisational objectives
  • coaching and mentoring other team members to enhance their performance
  • creating a motivating and rewarding environment that promotes teamwork and continuous learning
  • applying sound judgement and business acumen in prioritising how to apply limited resources to the challenges of the moment and resolving those challenges in the least disruptive way
  • forming strong alliances with internal and external business partners so the team can, in a timely manner, monitor, understand and influence European and Global business compliance operations and trends.
  • transforming indirect tax functions and stretching out to maximise the efficiencies available from new technology and working practices

Please get in contact for further details including a full job description

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SENIOR CONSULTANT (NHS Lead), Central London – £70,000 – £90,000

Interested in working at the cutting edge of public service reform? Keen to lead an NHS business development drive? What to work for a growing successful team and be rewarded well with an opportunity to own a piece of the business?

If you’ve answered yes to the above you may be keen to speak us.

We are helping a successful little business in Central London expand their team with someone like you – a Senior Consultant who lives and breathes all things NHS.

In this role you will be helping public service leaders and frontline staff by getting their ‘duck in a row’ when it comes to delivering the right model for their services  – think Options Analysis, Stakeholder engagement, business planning and implementation support and you’ll be on the right track. The work you do could have long-term positive effects on a whole host of business leaders and the areas of the public they support.

The team you’ll work with is great; it’s a supportive environment where everyone’s opinion is valued and as such you will be given the reigns to take responsibility for your work whilst enjoying the support of the wider business.

The firm rewards their staff well with a good base salary and bonus, as well as periodic opportunities to buy shares in the company.

Sound interesting? Please apply to find out more.

*Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to every unsuccessful applicant

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VAT MANAGER, Large mid-tier firm, London – £50,000 – £65,000 + Benefits

  • This is a mid-tier firm whose VAT service line continues to grow impressively
  • Perfect for someone keen to advise on both not for profit VAT and commercial VAT
  • Plenty of work to get stuck into straightaway
  • You’ll join a sizeable network of VAT specialists around the country, and a good sized team in London.

Newly created role with this firm where you’ll ensure the provision of an effective and cost driven VAT service to clients. You’ll be involved with review and preparation of VAT returns, review of VAT processes and controls, the provision of advice on the VAT implications associated with new delivery models, complex procurement arrangements, and high value investment programs such as repair, refurbishment and construction of new facilities.

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VAT SENIOR ASSOCIATE / MANAGER: Education Sector, London or Birmingham – to £45,000 + Benefits, depending on experience

  • This is one of the premier suppliers of VAT services to the education sector nationally
  • Key slot has arisen in the team at early Manager or the levels below this grade.
  • Someone who has gained experience/an interest in VAT as it relates to the education sector would be great

This is a Big 4 firm, whose public sector team is going great guns. Due to continued demand and interest in their services, a new role has been created – you’ll be part of the team advising some of the key clients in this space.

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HEAD OF CONSULTANCY: Education sector, London/South East – £70,000 – £75,000 basic

This is a fantastic opportunity for a proven commercial mind to transfer their skills into a not-for-profit environment and make a significant and visible impact.

This influential and highly respected organisation has been delivering large-scale education services solutions for over 40 years based on leading edge thinking and research insights. Active in over 80 countries, they have a history in developing and implementing major programmes which have transformed school systems in both the developing and developed world.

They are seeking a Head of Consultancy – someone to oversee the commercial performance of the practice, design and deliver a strategic business development plan and successfully lead a team of both fee-earning consultants and operational project support.

This is a P&L role requiring the post holder to bring a track record in business development, project management, client relationship management and commercial leadership.

This will clearly be someone with a strong commercial acumen, but it must also be someone who buys into the values-led approach of a not-for-profit organisation very much looking to instigate positive change where it is needed.

To be considered you must have the following:

  • Experience in managing a consulting team
  • Experience in business development and strategy development – preferably including market analysis, product development, client positioning, client relationship management, proposal development, partnership development
  • Experience of managing budgets
  • Experience in building and developing internal and external stakeholder relations
  • Strong preference of project experience in the education or wider public sector spaces

A genuine passion for this sector and the idea of creating better opportunities for young people all over the world is of course a pre-requisite. If you can marry that up with the functional aspects above then please send your CV through to Tariq at

*Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to every unsuccessful applicant


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VAT ASSISTANT MANAGER, Mid-tier firm, Leeds – to £40,000

  • One of larger national VAT practices, seeking additional VAT resource in Yorkshire
  • Working as part of a small team, you’ll help service a broad array of clients in the region.
  • You’ll be responsible for managing your client’s VAT compliance affairs and associated advisory matters.

If you’re good at delivering projects, have some good VAT technical experience under your belt, and would enjoy working as part of a team environment, then this opportunity is definitely worth exploring.

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VAT SENIOR MANAGER, Group A firm, Reading – £To attract

  • Rare opportunity in the Thames Valley for a highly capable VAT specialist
  • Working closely with the VAT Partner in region, you’ll be working on some ace clients in the region.
  • Project management and delivery skills important.
  • Perfect for a VAT generalist with well-honed client handling skills.

If you’re not convinced that your current firm will meet your long term career aspirations, then do give us a call and we can discuss this firm’s proposition.

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