Manager/Senior Manager, National VAT - Thames Valley

Department: VAT

Location: Thames Valley

Closing Date: 15 July 2024

Manager/Senior Manager, National VAT - Thames Valley

About Crowe

Crowe is a leading national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm with global reach and local expertise. We are an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the top 10 accounting networks in the world, with access to more than 40,000 people in 150 countries and across 798 offices globally.

Our vision is to be recognised as essential to the future success of our clients by helping them to answer tomorrow’s questions, and make smart decisions that have lasting value through the highest quality audit, tax, advisory and risk services.

Crowe is where talented people can realise their potential, are successful and enjoy what they do by making a positive difference to our clients, communities and each other.

At Crowe, our aim is to create a community where regardless of gender, identity, sexuality, race, ethnicity, education or background, everyone is valued, can flourish and achieve their full potential.

Manager / Senior Manager, National VAT

Thames Valley

Crowe UK has a national UK VAT & Customs Duty team of approaching 40 people and has enjoyed a period of sustained growth and success in recent years.

An opportunity has arisen in our Thames Valley office for an experienced UK VAT specialist who will enjoy a varied role acting as a trusted advisor to a varied portfolio of clients in the local region. We are open to receiving interest from those either at Manager or Senior Manager level.

The candidate will be a senior VAT resource in the Thames Valley office and will be expected to work with the VAT unit partners and the local office partners in developing VAT services and client relationships in the region.

The individual will be supported in the office by a pre-manager level VAT specialist for whom they will have line manager responsibilities and by the wider partners and staff in the national VAT unit.

There is the opportunity to progress to director and partnership for the right person.

Skills & experience preferred:

  • Experienced UK VAT generalist able to advise on corporate VAT matters.
  • The Thames Valley office client base includes property & construction, retail, manufacturing and tech & media. It is a varied portfolio.
  • Client facing role that will necessitate the need to build and maintain trusted client relationships.
  • Providing VAT technical support to other service lines within Crowe such as our outsourced tax and accounting services business.
  • A focus on marketing and business development in order to raise the profile of both Crowe and our VAT services in the external market. This will involve both regional and national activity.
  • People development and leadership skills. The candidate will have management responsibility for one junior member of staff, with future recruitment expected should the size of the local VAT business develop in line with our strategy and forecasts.

 Why choose Crowe?

At Crowe we understand that it is often the culture and values of a firm that are most important when looking for a new workplace.

Whether you’re working in statutory audit, corporate tax or you’re a marketing or HR specialist, we place our people at the centre of everything that we do; promoting a collaborative, inclusive and friendly culture while remaining passionate about supporting and developing our people as they build their careers. We listen to our people and adapt to their changing needs alongside the needs of our growing business. We invest in our people to help them be the best they can be.

We value new ideas and innovation, and welcome people who are committed to making a difference by delivering excellent services to our people, clients and communities.

At Crowe, you will find the specialist knowledge, the resources and the commitment to help you build a satisfying and rewarding career, with continued learning and development, highly competitive salaries and flexible benefits.

We want to create the best environment for our people to grow and thrive and recognise the importance of offering a flexible approach to our working environment, which we would be happy to discuss with you further.

Crowe is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in recruitment and employment. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to our organisation, driving effectiveness in our teams and 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 which is supported by a clearly defined career pathway..

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