Date Posted: 07/07/2020

Company: Canary Wharf Ltd

Department: Tax

Reporting to: Head of Tax

VAT Manager

Job Summary:  Manage UK VAT compliance process and provide indirect tax support to the business, being primarily property development and property investment.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Final review and authorise for filing VAT returns. Cover first tax team review as occasionally required.
  2. Manage any transition from and to third party VAT reporting software and drive integration into the business.
  3. Review /prepare VAT elections & compliance material.
  4. Review CIS returns and oversee process with occasional HMRC correspondence.
  5. Review intrastat returns.
  6. Manage HMRC correspondence and maintain VAT property inhouse data set.
  7. Provide direction to the Accounts Team where required on posting and recharging items as identified.
  8. Provide indirect tax support to transactions / restructuring projects as required.
  9. Assist managing cash tax payments.
  10. Provide ad hoc VAT training to construction/residential/tax teams as and when required.
Health Safety & Welfare, Environmental and Quality Management Responsibilities
Health Safety and Welfare Responsibilities
All staff are required to fulfil their legal duty to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and others who may be affected by their acts and omissions, and to follow all guidance and instructions given in this respect. Further details regarding Health & Safety responsibilities are set out in the Health & Safety Policy in the Administrative Rules & Procedures, and the Health Safety & Welfare Manual.

Environmental Responsibilities
All staff are required to follow the CWG environmental policies for minimisation of waste and effective energy management as defined in the CWG Environmental Manual and Company Environmental Plans.

Quality Management Responsibilities
All staff are required to comply with the CWG ISO9001 certified Quality Management System and the requirements detailed within Company Quality Manual, Policies and Procedures.

Person Specification
  1. Some demonstrable Real Estate Indirect Tax experience is essential.
  2. The role will suit a first move into industry or in-house move.
  3. CTA or ACA 3year PQE is desirable.
  4. IT proficient, predominantly Excel.
  5. Self-starter with good communication and organisational skills

If you are interested in joining our highly professional and skilled team for our next exciting phase of development, please complete the form on this page to apply online or send your cv and covering letter to: Personnel Department, Canary Wharf Group plc, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AB.