VAT Manager

Lorus Consulting
London (Central)
21 Feb 2018
24 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Prepare, review and submit Intrastat returns as necessary;
•Assist with VAT registrations across various jurisdictions;
•Manage and assist with VAT compliance queries from Amazon businesses operating across Europe;
•Provide intelligent and creative solutions to VAT issues both re-actively and proactively;
•Review month-end VAT account reconciliations;
•Provide internal and external audit support, including data analysis;
•Liaise with, and deal with VAT compliance and audit enquiries from, tax authorities;
•Provide support to and partner with colleagues throughout the business and, in particular, accounting groups;
•Lead and participate in cross-functional projects;
•Map VAT processes and identify areas for improvement;
•Support business growth and on-boarding of new companies and entities;
•Act as people manager for the members of the team.

Basic Qualifications
•Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills;
•A strong desire to exceed expectations;
•Organised, analytical and methodical with strong attention to detail;
•Strong computer, particularly MS Excel, skills;
•Good communication and personal skills with a hands-on team-oriented attitude;
•Able to take ownership of work, initiate and implement change, and demonstrate a problem solving approach;
•Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.

Preferred Qualifications
•Demonstrable work experience working in a finance and/or VAT compliance function;
•CIMA ,ACCA, ACA, AAT or similar credentials preferred;
•Relevant accounting or tax experience (public/private mix preferred);
•Experience of compliance in European jurisdictions.

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