Assistant VAT Manager

Limassol, Cyprus

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accounting/ finance

Assistant VAT Manager

Limassol, Cyprus

Our client, a leading practice providing a holistic range of audit, tax, accounting, legal, consulting, and financial advisory services to international companies, is looking to hire an Assistant VAT Manager to join the team. Currently, the Company has offices in Nicosia, Limassol, Malta, and London and employs over 200 people.


Job Description            

  • Reporting to the Senior Manager and Director of the Taxation Department
  • Managing a portfolio of clients in relation to VAT and Taxation assignments
  • Managing a team of VAT consultants and responsible for their time management
  • Manage, develop, train, and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews
  • Responsible for the technical development of the team members
  • Ability to interpret VAT law and apply it as required
  • Providing VAT consulting and advice to clients
  • Delivering VAT reports, concentrating on VAT compliance, and identifying risks that affect the clients business
  • Liaise with and manage the working relationship with Cyprus Tax Department in relation to routine audits
  • Managing ad hoc inquiries on behalf of a portfolio of clients
  • Perform VAT audits on clients and be able to prepare reports with relevant findings and proposals for rectifying any errors identified
  • Work closely with the Senior Manager/Director of the team
  • Preparation and presentation of seminars to both clients and colleagues
  • Preparation of letters/reports/rulings of opinion in relation to VAT matters that will need to be submitted to the clients and/or to the Cyprus Tax Department

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics/Law or any other related field from a reputable university
  • ACA/ACCA qualified. Possession of International Tax qualification will be considered as an advantage
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in VAT-related position, 2 of them in a supervisory role
  • Excellent knowledge of the Cyprus VAT legislation, Circulars issued by the Tax Department in Cyprus, EU VAT Directive and ECJ cases  
  • Able to study and understand the laws related to the indirect taxation in Cyprus and other jurisdictions
  • Ability to manage and develop staff in a highly interactive team environment 
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to multitask and complete assignments within time constrains and deadlines
  • Strong personality with the ability to take initiative and identify solutions
  • IT literacy with sound knowledge of Excel/Word/PowerPoint
  • Fluent in Greek and English languages, both oral and written


  • An attractive package of remuneration base on experience
  • Provident Fund
  • Medical Cover
  • Free Parking
  • CPD Approved Employer benefits
  • Paid ACCA/ACA/ICPAC subscriptions


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