Rutherford Briant are recruiting for a VAT Manager in Chelmsford. Our client is a leading firm, who are looking to add an experienced VAT Manager into their growing Tax team. The successful candidate, reporting directly to the Tax Director, will have a depth of technical knowledge in own service area and apply this knowledge to develop solutions to complex technical issues. They will also manage a team in complex and demanding assignments on a day to day basis. The main responsibilities of the role are: Acting as a focal point for the delivery of sophisticated tax advice to clients and the business.Providing reliable and effective technical support to the partners in their chosen area, recognising issues to manage technical risk.Writing high quality tax reports, professionally presented documents, requiring minimal input from directors or partners.Proactively seeking out business development opportunities. The successful candidate will be either ACA/ACCA/CTA qualified or equivalent. They will be able to demonstrate exemplary leadership and technical skills, whilst showing the desire required to commence a career within a leading firm.