VAT Manager - Asset Manager VAT Manager - Asset Manager …

Goodman Masson
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Goodman Masson
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
A global asset management firm are looking to hire a VAT manager to join their team in London.

As a VAT Manager, you will be working for a global investment management firm in their London office.

Working closely with the Head of Tax, you will be involved with all VAT compliance matters. Beyond this, you will have the opportunity to provide VAT advice across the business.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensuring timely and accurate VAT compliance and payment of VAT liability on behalf of Group's businesses and clients
  • Providing VAT advice to business units, assisting with project work and dealing with any ad hoc issues
  • Being proactive in ensuring awareness of any VAT changes that affect the business
  • Managing the Group's outsourced VAT compliance obligations (e.g. Ireland, Denmark, Spain, Germany)
  • Collaborating with Finance and business colleagues internally and with external tax advisers and tax authorities
  • Monitoring VAT compliance of Real Estate portfolio and assisting Real Estate accountants with any VAT queries
  • Managing the reporting for VAT provisions in consolidated and individual statutory accounts
  • Ensuring all permanent VAT information is kept up to date. This includes maintenance of Real Estate options to tax database, notifying HMRC of name changes, dealing with inclusion and removal of companies from VAT group, dealing with VAT registrations and de-registrations
  • Periodic review of VAT recovery methods for FH VAT group; making sure the methods reflect business practice
  • Monitoring and ensuring that the regulations and VAT legislation are adhered to, carry out periodic reviews and updates of VAT processes and procedure manuals/ VAT process notes for the relevant teams (Real Estate Finance and FH Finance teams
  • Supporting business needs: assistance with Real Estate deals, liaison with lawyers and provision of relevant tax documents and information, review of VAT and tax clauses of disposal and acquisition agreements, distribution agreements etc
  • Assisting with any ad hoc indirect tax issues, projects and queries as and when needed



  • Qualified Tax Professional (likely to have four years post qualification experience)
  • Experienced VAT manager
  • Proven track record in meeting tax compliance obligations and supporting a wide range of stakeholders in tax advisory matters.


  • Experience working in the financial services industry

Company Overview

With a team of over 200 and growing every day, Goodman Masson is one of London’s specialist Finance and Technology recruitment businesses. Voted ‘Best Recruitment Company to Work For’ in 2018, our passion for what we do is clear.

Based in London, Düsseldorf and New York, we hold annual revenues exceeding £42 million. This includes Qualified & Part-Qualified / Transactional Finance, Actuarial & Investment Management, Audit, Banking Operations, Compliance & Financial Crime, Front Office, Housing Development, Information & Cyber Security, Technology, Digital & Data, Product Control & Valuations, Projects, Change & Transformation, Risk & Regulation, Tax and Treasury.

We also have a Solutions team who provide RPO, hybrid and volume recruitment services. Alongside this, Goodman Masson have developed an Executive Search team who focus on sourcing C-suite talent to fee earning Legal partners.


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