Accenture Ireland

VAT Analyst 9M FTC

Dublin, Ireland
25 Feb 2021
26 Feb 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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 recognize that we succeed only when our people grow.

The VAT Analyst will partner with the Finance and Accounting teams and Country Controller teams to manage the VAT compliance and reporting function for internal Accenture business.


  • VAT returns preparation in a centralized multicultural environment
  • Develop knowledge of VAT Principles that apply to the business and keep up to date with changes
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of tools and applications in support of the VAT process
  • Perform customer & vendor invoice compliance reviews and follow up on corrections
  • VAT accounts reconciliation and investigation of reconciling items
  • Participate in training and collaborate with different internal teams to ensure VAT compliance
  • Participate in team meetings and specific VAT review calls/meetings
  • Strive to add value to current processes through automation and simplification
  • Participate in internal projects to minimize and mitigate VAT compliance risks
  • Support the VAT Specialist with internal and external audit queries
  • Liaise with internal Business Partners and maintain relationships
  • Support other Finance & Accounting teams and other ad hoc duties as required
  • Qualifications


  • Analytical and computer skills
  • Knowledge of VAT and Accounting Principles
  • Competent with Excel
  • Positive attitude and flexibility
  • Sense of responsibility, initiative and high-quality work standards
  • Team working skills
  • Prior experience of SAP an advantage
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Min. 1+ years’ experience in a tax or accounting environment working with VAT returns
  • Degree in Business, Tax. Finance or equivalent qualification would be preferable. Relevant experience can supersede degree requirements
  • For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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