The VAT Team is part of Group Tax and is responsible for handling the VAT risk of this Banking Group as a whole. This role involves working as part of a team and would provide informative, high quality sophisticated output, advice and mentorship tailored to senior partner needs, operating as a Tax specialist.
Principle accountabilities include but are not limited to;
- Providing a proactive comprehensive advisory service to ensure that the business is aware of the risks of non-compliance
- Handling relationships with important internal customers and act as their business partner, while taking mentorship from their senior peer group
- Identifying shortcomings, suggesting improvements and implementing approved revisions to current compliance processes, systems and procedures within assigned unit and/or subject area
- Analysing key themes using data from a wide range of sources and identifies possible impacts on the business
- Growing own capabilities by pursuing and investing in personal development opportunities and providing specialised training or mentor in area of expertise to others throughout the organisation
- Identifying shortcomings and suggesting improvements, to deliver a plan for a small element of an organisational change programme with mentorship of a project/programme manager
- Developing procedures and interpreting and applying policy for a specific area of the business to achieve specified outputs, or providing advice to the wider business on application of policy; then monitoring implementation of those procedures within the organisation
- Delivering own small-scale or medium-scale projects by working within an established programme management plan
- Delivering prescribed outcomes for a designated area, using risk management systems to ensure the organisation is not exposed to undue risks
- Developing and/or delivering insightful observations for significant aspects of the tax systems with mentorship from senior colleagues
- Developing and designing content for training courses in specific functional areas to fill gaps in established programs; runs sophisticated and/or customised training courses to improve employee performance within specific functional area.
The role includes working with regulatory bodies and industry groups to develop and implement regulatory change.
Key Capabilities/ Knowledge;
- You'll be experienced in providing technical VAT and IPT (although not essential) advice, whilst demonstrating a sound understanding of Legislation and applicable case law.
- A Tax qualification is preferable and strong knowledge of VAT and Financial Services is a requirement for the role.
- You will be a natural when it comes to relationship management skills, with a proven ability to analyse, challenge and influence.
- This is an Advisory role and the successful applicant should have experience in managing different stakeholder relationships at all levels.
For more information, please contact Mo Hanslod at Brewer Morris.
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