J.P. Morgan

VAT Manager

J.P. Morgan
London, UK
Highly competitive compensation package
17 May 2024
17 Jun 2024
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Contract type
Full time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic individual to join our EMEA VAT team as a VAT Manager.  The role offers the chance to work at the intersection of business, finance and technology in one of the largest global banks.  The candidate will have the privilege of working with a diverse global team supporting the EMEA region.  The position is based in London and offers a hybrid working model.

AS a VAT Manager in the Indirect Tax (VAT) team you will be reporting to a member of the team that leads on the EMEA intercompany aspects of JPM and the Trade Finance business.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Understanding and advising on JPM’s intercompany relationships/ how this relates to the revenue and expenses generated by the businesses across products.
  • Partner with the tax technology programme to ensure VAT considerations for intercompany services are operationalised.
  • Work with broader teams across the firm to support the understanding and management of VAT risk on inter-company expenses. 
  • Understanding expense allocation processes and working with finance, business, and tax teams to advise on inclusion into VAT recovery and compliance processes. 
  • Developing knowledge of UK and other EMEA VAT regimes that are applicable (both tax technical and practical) and staying abreast of changes in VAT legislation, ensuring the business remains compliant. 
  • Advising/training internal stakeholders, for example, teams processing the intercompany attributions.
  • Communicating VAT risks succinctly and clearly to non-tax colleagues.
  • Reviewing tax compliance submissions.
  • Escalating risks internally within the team as appropriate.
  • Working with external tax advisors, as well as partnering internally with global Corporate Tax colleagues (including colleagues covering transfer pricing and directs taxes) and non-tax colleagues (such as the Business, Legal, Finance, Operations etc.).

Required Qualifications, Skills and Capabilities: 

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree. 
  • VAT advisory experience
  • A detailed understanding of UK/EU VAT principles,
  • A knowledge of VAT compliance requirements and processes.
  • Strong communication and written skills and the ability to work well in a team.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills to formulate commercially sound solutions.
  • Quick learner with a positive attitude and professionalism.
  • Being able to work independently, managing own workload and projects. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 

Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Capabilities: 

  • Accounting or Tax qualification, e.g. CTA indirect tax route, preferable.
  • VAT advisory experience preferably Manager level at Big 4 or equivalent in-house. 
  • Knowledge/experience of VAT issues in the FS sector being desirable
  • Functional knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint and other applications is also desirable. 

About Us

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world’s most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. We also make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs. Visit our FAQs for more information about requesting an accommodation.

About the Team

Our professionals in our Corporate Functions cover a diverse range of areas from finance and risk to human resources and marketing. Our corporate teams are an essential part of our company, ensuring that we’re setting our businesses, clients, customers and employees up for success.

Global Finance & Business Management works to strategically manage capital, drive growth and efficiencies, maintain financial reporting and proactively manage risk. By providing information, analysis and recommendations to improve results and drive decisions, teams ensure the company can navigate all types of market conditions while protecting our fortress balance sheet.

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