VAT Specialist

Our client, a global manufacturing company currently has an opportunity for a 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.

Working alongside the Business Tax Manager the VAT Specialist will be responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely submission of VAT, Intrastat and EC Sales reports on a monthly and quarterly basis. Due to the large volumes of data strong analytical skills are essential.

Key Responsibilities of the Senior VAT Analyst will include:

  • Preparation and submission of accurate VAT returns, intrastat reports and EC Sales Listings for entities within set deadlines across multiple European jurisdictions.
  • Ensure that VAT payments/refunds are made/received on a timely basis.
  • Management and support of VAT and Intrastat audit support as required.
  • Responding to queries from government agencies and entities regarding VAT.
  • Management of new VAT registrations and deregistration’s as required.
  • Drive initiatives to improve current VAT processes and any other projects that may arise in the Indirect tax area.
  • Supporting the annual Senior Accounting Officer review.
  • 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.
  • Develop knowledge of business and organisational issues affecting legal entity compliance by partnering with business unit leaders 

Minimum Required Qualifications 

  • A-level or equivalent.
  • Strong MS Office skills, particularly MS Excel.
  • Experience of working with large volumes of financial data.
  • UK VAT experience.
  • European VAT Experience would be desirable though not essential.



Up to £28,000

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Craigavon BT66

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