Accountant II

Thermo Fisher
Basingstoke, Hampshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
18 Jan 2022
25 Jan 2022
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
The job: VAT Analyst - Perm

When you're part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. With revenues of $32 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

As we continue to grow our External Reporting team within our EMEA Centre of Excellence we have a fantastic opportunity for a VAT Specialist to join our team based at our Paisley site.

You will support the Global VAT compliance function, contributing to the support of Global Finance systems and processes, critical for the needs of Thermo Fisher Scientific.

What will you do?
  • Preparation & review of VAT Returns, Intrastat Reporting and EC Sales Lists within EMEA
  • Work on and support complex VAT returns and queries
  • Support compliance with EMEA VAT requirements, implementing/maintaining internal control checks and reconciliations during the reporting/filing process to mitigate risk
  • Support the day to day VAT activities across the EMEA region, applying VAT knowledge to situations and addresses complex VAT issues with Management
  • Take a leading role during external and internal audits within the Centre of Excellence and provide support on other external and internal audits within the wider organization
  • Contribute to the success of the company by providing timely and accurate work products that meet and/or exceed expectations

Who we are looking for:
  • Preferred experience in VAT compliance
  • Ability to interpret VAT rules across a variety of European countries
  • Part / Qualified Accountant desirable, but not essential
  • Must be proficient with MS Excel and competent in using in-house applications
  • Ability to use reconciliation accounting software desirable
  • Flexible and adaptable with a desire to grow within a fast-paced environment

What's in it for you:
  • Free car parking
  • On site gym - subsidised
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Generous Annual Incentive Plan
  • A variety of flexible benefits

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately$40billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories,improving patient health through diagnostics or thedevelopment andmanufacture of life-changing therapies,we are here to support them. Our global team of more than100,000colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheonand PPD. For more information, please

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