Senior VAT Specialist

Our client, a global manufacturing company currently has an opportunity for a Senior VAT Specialist to join their Global Business Services Centre in Lurgan. . This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate that is interested in developing a career in tax.

The Senior VAT Specialist will be responsible for providing VAT technical support to multiple entities across Europe.

Key Responsibilities of the Senior VAT Analyst will include:

  • Providing indirect tax technical support for projects.
  • Management of VAT and intrastat audits.
  • Support management in dealing with queries from government agencies and entities regarding VAT.
  • Lead further migration of VAT compliance tasks to GBS from business segments.
  • The management of VAT registrations and deregistration’s, as required.
  • Drive continuous improvement within the team by reviewing current compliance processes with a view to improve efficiency while maintaining data integrity.
  • Monitor business performance metrics in relation to VAT compliance.
  • Acting as a resource for queries from colleagues within the shared service center.
  • Advising colleagues in the wider European business on more complex VAT matters.  This will involve researching and interpreting legislation and providing support with preparing the relevant advice.
  • Monitoring changes in international VAT law/regulation and case law that are relevant, and helping the business to implement any resulting changes needed in business processes and systems.
  • Guide, coach, and develop Business Tax team members to support the growth of the VAT compliance function.
  • Develop knowledge of business and organisational issues affecting legal entity compliance by partnering with business unit leaders.
  • Maintain continuous dialogue with key corporate office team members across Corporate Accounting, Tax, Treasury, and Legal to ensure VAT compliance and alignment with company direction.

Essential Criteria

  • University degree.
  • Part-qualified / qualified tax professional.
  • Proven track record of applied business and VAT experience, preferably in a large, publicly traded organisation.
  • System background and high comfort level in a variety of analysis and reporting tools.
  • UK and European VAT knowledge


£30,000 - £40,000 dependent on experience + benefits

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Craigavon - Lurgan BT66

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