VAT Manager - Global Brand name

An opportunity has arisen for an instantly recognisable household brand name. In this varied and challenging role, you will take a leading role in Group's Indirect Tax compliance obligations for the UK and Ireland businesses including effective business support and project advisory work. To support the UK & Ireland Senior Tax Manager with the effective management and minimisation of local indirect tax risks.

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

  • Oversee group Indirect tax compliance reporting operations and activity for the UK, Ireland and Channel Islands including ensuring the accurate and timely submission of returns
  • Management and supervision of two VAT specialists including provision of development support
  • Support the UK and Ireland banners with the Indirect tax implications of business decisions and act as a trusted business partner for the local accounting and finance teams
  • To identify and deliver improvements to VAT and indirect tax processes and systems
  • Work with Group IT Services teams to support integrity of underlying financial systems for VAT reporting
  • Identify and address potential areas of indirect tax risk
  • Management of any local indirect tax enquiries or audits
  • Anticipate and assess industry developments and legislation changes in Indirect tax and advise the business accordingly

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Broad and comprehensive level of expertise in all areas of Indirect tax
  • Retail experience beneficial including Bespoke Retail Scheme Agreement knowledge
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles and the impacts on taxation matters
  • Strong IT skills with experience of SAP and MS Excel

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

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