VAT Compliance Manager

  • Location

    Essex, England

  • Sector:

    Tax in Commerce & Industry

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £70000 - £75000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mo Hanslod

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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A new and exciting role has been created to join a well-established tax team. Managing a team of four, you will take responsibility for managing the VAT compliance function for the group operating in over 20 countries.

Job description:

  • Management of the VAT compliance for all legal entities and returns within the remit of the EMEA SSC.
  • Review and submission of VAT returns in accordance with statutory deadlines.
  • Ensuring the timely payment of all relevant VAT liabilities
  • Oversight and reviewing of VAT Balance Sheet Reconciliations by set deadline, ensuring appropriate back up and issues resolved in a timely manner
  • Review and submission of annual VAT returns
  • Oversight and reviewing of monthly EC Sales lists and Intrastat declarations
  • Preparation and delivery of VAT training where necessary to Tax & Financial Accounting Team or other SSC teams/business
  • Ensure clear and concise working papers are maintained and suitable for audit purposes

People Management Responsibilities

  • Oversee, motivate and manage your team
  • People development to ensure the effectiveness of all staff within the department concentrating on both performance and soft skill development
  • Planning and prioritising the work within the department ensuring resource management is considered
  • Preparation and reporting of specific performance metrics within agreed deadlines
  • Ensure a robust communication structure is in place across the team to ensure all key messages are communicated.

Knowledge & Qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of all Tax processes including best practice in Tax, people, processes and technology
  • 6 years relevant VAT experience

For more information, please contact Mo Hanslod at Brewer Morris.

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