European VAT Manager

  • Location

    London, London

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus

  • Contact:

    Rebecca McKerral

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Advisory, compliance and projects in a leading FS organisation

Our client is a leading FS organisation, with a friendly tax team. We are engaged to appoint a VAT manager to come in as maternity cover for 12 months. This role will cover advisory, compliance, some projects and also some training, and will be a hands on role.

The role

  • Assist the Senior European VAT Manager in the oversight of VAT compliance and to provide advice on Indirect Tax matters across EMEA
  • Monitor changes and update on any relevant legislative changes
  • Manage the PESM for the organisation
  • Ensure that procedures are in line with requirements for SAO and that risks and controls are regularly updated and documented
  • Provide support and guidance and technical training to other parts of the organisation
  • Provide input and review to the new ERP Tax Engine decisions
  • Liaise with HMRC for any VAT audits or queries
  • Due diligence for any acquisitions
  • In light of Brexit, review any changes required

About you

  • Ideally a qualified accountant or VAT specialist, 5 years PQE. Experience in the Financial Services sector great but not essential
  • Good knowledge of UK VAT legislation and HMRC practice required along with basic knowledge of European VAT legislation.
  • Good IT skills (Excel essential). Knowledge of Oracle/EBTax (or other indirect tax engine) beneficial but not essential

12 months maternity cover. Up to £80,000 + bonus. London - part flexible working