Stats, Indirect & VAT Analyst

Randstad Strategic
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A global, household known, pharmaceutical client urgently requires a Stats, Indirect Tax, VAT Analyst to provide first line financial leadership and ensure legal, regulatory and tax compliance for specific tax reporting teams, working closely with Markets , other internal departments to achieve the company's objectives


  • Undertake all aspects of Indirect Tax compliance for specific European VAT registrations and VAT Groups within a larger European-based Indirect Tax compliance team
  • Ensure the provision of accurate and compliant VAT reporting services to the organisation and external authorities on behalf of the relevant company legal entities
  • Co-ordination of Indirect Tax audits, liaising with the market and the Global Tax team to provide support in responding to queries and resolving tax disputes
  • Work closely with the risk management function to ensure services provided are compliant and risks are managed and moreover that the BSC controls framework is firmly embedded within day-to-day processes and operated accordingly
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all work undertaken, ensuring the SOPs are kept up to date and applied consistently


  • Qualified or Part Qualified (CTA/ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • At least 3 years experience within Indirect Taxes
  • An understanding of the wider principles of financial reporting with specific knowledge of European Indirect Taxes would be considered essential
  • Detailed understanding of European Indirect Tax legislation, preferably with experience in specific jurisdictions such as Spain, Poland, Ireland, Italy, France and the UK
  • Experience of Indirect Tax Processes within an ERP environment - SAP/JD Edwards experience is preferred
  • High level of competence using Excel
  • Numeracy, accuracy, attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple ongoing pieces of work
  • Strong basic book-keeping and analytical skills within the context of Indirect Tax

Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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