European Tax VAT Technical Manager

Advantage Resourcing
Bracknell, UK
16 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
European Tax (VAT) Technical Manager

Salary: £58,000-£65,500 + excellent package and company car

Location: Bracknell

Please review the below and send an updated CV for immediate consideration


This is a Specialist Role to provide VAT expertise to the Pan-E VAT Department Manager and real time support to the business. This role will be responsible for the VAT compliance and its branches and will take ownership for managing the obligations arising from the Senior Accounting Officer legislation across the companies in the UK.

The role requires expertise in UK and European VAT legislation since the company operates through 18 branches situated throughout Europe.

Key Accountabilities:

1. Provide UK and European VAT advice to the business

2. Take ownership of the process for meeting the compliance obligations for all VAT, Intrastat, European Sales List, Local Listings and annual reporting obligations for all branches including identifying and delivering improvements.

3. Take ownership of the review and compliance management of the SAO Group for 8 UK entities

4. Manage and develop key relationships with internal and external stakeholders and provide expert advice to the business.

5. Effectively use advisors where appropriate

6. Create training to develop Tax Analysts and the SSC VAT Team.

7. Manage the process of Pan-E VAT audits

8. Actively take part in projects for new business and new legal obligation change.

  • Experienced VAT practitioner with significant previous experience of indirect international taxes preferably with in-house experience at VAT management level.
  • Cross border VAT knowledge - EU regulation experience in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Excellent IT experience (SAP, excel and other ERP systems) for own role and to effectively interface between IT and business requirements.
  • Excellent communication skills, quickly able to establish credibility with project leaders and other stakeholders
  • Effective demonstration of business partnering across the organisation to build strong relationships with the HME VAT Team and raise awareness ongoing.
  • Understand and demonstrate respect for others' values and opinions and promote teamwork.
  • Self-driven and motivated to succeed and gain further knowledge through relevant training and/or qualifications.
  • Show passion and enthusiasm to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Ability to guide and lead non-technical personnel to technical solutions.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills, project planning and management.
  • Ability and willingness to travel is important to 'go to the place' where the role requires (within EU predominantly).

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