Senior VAT Analyst

KennedyPearce Consulting
10 Jan 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is seeking a Senior VAT Analyst to join them in a Maternity Leave contract. This is a Senior and very important role in a business with an excellent reputation. You will have years of experience specialising in VAT within a larger organisation to apply. The role is based in Henley-on-Thames.

You will assist the Senior European VAT Manager with all aspects of UK VAT. This includes advice on transactions and regular review of business areas and review of the Partial Exemption Special Method ("PESM"). You will monitor changes within the business and to VAT legislation and identify any resulting impact on or changes to the firms VAT position.

The role will provide support, guidance and technical VAT training to local finance teams across central Europe (particularly those responsible for VAT returns) and to the Shared Service AP team. You will also support the Senior European VAT Manager in identifying and ensuring that legislative changes.

There will be numerous projects during the contract. These will include:

  • Liaising with external advisers to register corporate group entities for VAT across Central Europe (where required);
  • Identifying and calculating voluntary disclosures and s80 VAT claims;
  • Group finance and Tax transformation initiatives;
  • Review of new contracts, client agreements or real estate transactions;
  • MiFID II

Excellent knowledge of UK VAT legislation and European Directives plus Partial Exemption Methods is key for this opportunity. Good IT skills as well as an analytical, self motivated and good organisational skills. You will be qualified ideally in CTA or Institute of Indirect Tax. ACCA/ CIMA and other qualifications also considered if you have the relevant experience.