VAT Analyst (12-month FTC) - Global Luxury Brand

Michael Page
04 Jun 2021
02 Jul 2021
JN -062021-2918872
Jobin James
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

The VAT Analyst will have dual lines of reporting to the Senior Tax Manager and the Director of Global Indirect Tax. This position will play an integral part in managing the European VAT reporting and return processes, as well as assisting the business with ongoing VAT issues. This individual will coordinate with tax personnel in Europe and the US proactively guiding European VAT compliance work performed by outside tax advisors.

Client Details

Our client is a reputed global luxury brand


· Reporting to the Senior Tax Manager, compile financial data from SAP to prepare and deliver a range of VAT compliance services for all companies throughout Europe including:

o VAT returns

o EC Sales Listings

o Intrastat declarations

· Identify and mitigate tax risks during the VAT compliance process, including improvement of processes by implementing best practices

· Assist in the coordination of VAT audits (where applicable)

· Maintain tax balances and reconciliations for applicable general ledger accounts

· Assist in coordinating with IT to maintain tax tables and tax codes

· Work effectively with external stakeholders to ensure they remain compliant in all filings

· Assisting in the development and implementation of the Making Tax Digital (MTD) strategy and solution for the UK


· Part-qualified ATT/AAT/ACA/ACCA/CTA or equivalent

· Working knowledge of SAP or other financial accounting systems a plus

· Good understanding of accounting fundamentals and key VAT principles

· 2-5 years of European VAT compliance experience at multinational company or mid/large accounting firm

Job Offer

Attractive salary benefits and flexible working

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