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VAT Analyst

Job Title: VAT Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Unknown
REF: 85913
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

VAT Analyst
Our client, a pharmaceutical company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a VAT Analyst for their site.


Monthly VAT reporting for European Affiliates:
  • Prepare VAT returns, Intrastat reports and EC Sales Listings for European affiliates.
  • Perform VAT account postings at month end.
  • Prepare monthly VAT package for review by local controllers.
  • Work with local controllers and other GBS departments and our third party service provider (HP) to resolve any identified issues promptly.
  • Build Strong Working Relationships with:
  • Local Controllers and accountants for assigned affiliates.
  • Other GBS functions and leadership.

Preparation of VAT Account Reconciliations:
  • On a monthly basis, reconcile the balances in the VAT accounts to the VAT returns filed with local tax authorities.
  • Obtain appropriate supporting documentation for the reconciliation.
  • Create/maintain account models (templates used to define reconciliation methodology and process steps).
  • Escalate any unusual items to affiliates and work closely with them to rectify any issues.

VAT Accounting Quality Reviews (e.g. sample audits):
  • Perform regular quality reviews on accounts reconciliations.
  • Perform and complete Operational controls monthly.
  • Perform root cause analysis and resolve issues.
  • Deliver training as needed.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills:
  • Qualified Chartered/Public Accountant or Qualified Tax Consultant
  • Experience in preparation of European VAT returns, Intrastat and EC Sales Lists
  • Strong knowledge of Indirect Taxes
  • SAP Experience an advantage
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Capable of problem solving and balancing conflicting demands.
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Language skills an advantage.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, etc...)

For further information on this VAT Analyst role in Cork please contact Jenny Dore.