Part Qualified Accountant - VAT

Dublin, Ireland
18 Oct 2021
11 Nov 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Tax
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Job Title: Part Qualified Accountant - VAT

Employment Basis: Full-time, 9 month contract

Office Location: Dublin, Ireland

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part qualified accountant to join our VAT team at Accenture! Our global finance teams work at the heart of Dublin’s digital docklands to provide strategic, operational, and analytical support across Accenture’s global businesses. Our Irish hub contains 300 finance team members, and we are continually expanding, providing a wide range of career opportunities. We drive career progression and skills development because we recognise that we succeed only when our people grow.

Role Summary:

You 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, you will lead, coach and develop a local team.

Your Responsibilities:

  • 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

Preferred Skills:

  • 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

Qualification Requirements:

  • Professional tax qualification desirable, however VAT certificate and/or extensive VAT experience are highly considered.
  • Experience in a tax and accounting environment working in VAT

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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