Accenture Ireland

VAT Senior Analyst 10M FTC

Dublin, Ireland
20 Jan 2021
01 Feb 2021
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Title: VAT Senior Analyst 10M FTC

Level: 10 - Senior Analyst

Location: Dublin

Accenture is a finance, technology and consulting company delivering change for our clients and our people across the globe. We’re helping drive a technology revolution—from digital to cloud to security—that’s sweeping across industries and governments in virtually every country. We collaborate with our clients—including 80% of the Fortune 500—to transform their businesses to anticipate the evolving needs of their customers. At the same time, we strive to enable our people to build their careers in an open environment of inclusion and diversity, complemented by our competitive employee benefits approach.

Our Global Finance team works at the heart of Dublin’s digital docklands to provide strategic, operational and analytical support across Accenture’s global businesses. We drive career progression and skills development because we recognise that we succeed only when our people grow. 

The VAT Specialist will partner with the Finance and Accounting teams and Country Controller teams to manage the VAT compliance and reporting function for internal Accenture business. In addition to playing this key strategy and analysis role, the successful candidate will lead, coach and develop a local team.


  • Support the preparation & review of VAT returns, ESL & Intrastat as well as VAT GL reconciliations
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of VAT rules and tools / applications supporting the VAT return process
  • Participate in internal projects to minimize and mitigate VAT compliance risks
  • Support the transition of VAT activities in country into a centralized VAT team
  • Ensure that all reporting and deliverables are accurate and met on a timely basis
  • Perform customer & vendor invoice compliance analysis and follow up on corrections
  • Participate in training and collaborate with different internal teams to ensure VAT compliance
  • Participate in team meetings and specific VAT review calls
  • Strive to add value to current processes through automation, simplification & standardisation
  • Support Manager and Specialists with queries, reporting and ad-hoc projects, ensuring internal controls are met.
  •  Qualifications:


  • Strong knowledge of VAT and Accounting Principles
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Positive attitude and flexibility
  • Experience leading a process and co-ordinating tasks
  • Team working skills
  • Sense of responsibility, initiative and high-quality work standards
  • Resourcefulness, solution focused and Attention to Detail
  • Strong MS Office skills – especially Excel
  • Prior experience of SAP an advantage 
  • Experience in a tax and accounting environment working in VAT 
  • Professional tax qualification desirable, however VAT certificate and/or extensive VAT experience are highly considered.
  • For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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