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VAT Analyst

Job Title: VAT Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 97198
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371

VAT Analyst

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

  • The role of a VAT Analyst is to support our European affiliates in meeting all VAT, Intrastat, EC Sales List & SAFT obligations as set out under EU and domestic law and to ensure that VAT is accounted for correctly in our financial statements
  • Be seen as a “go-to” information resource for all VAT, Intrastat, EC Sales List & SAFT related queries
  • Prepare the periodic VAT, Intrastat, EC Sales List & SAFT reports for review by the local affiliate prior to final submission to the affiliate tax authorities
  • Coordinate & complete all necessary VAT postings for month/quarter/year end close activities
  • Ensure governance of, as well as support for, the external BPO team, regarding the quality of VAT related entries
  • Prepare/Review/Approve VAT account reconciliations in accordance with internal reconciliation methodology
  • Review key VAT metrics & communicate to stakeholders to ensure key deliverables are being met whilst identifying and implementing initiatives to improve.
  • Support regional VAT projects
  • Support the overall VAT team by demonstrating flexibility in providing cover for team members and training of new team members

Basic Qualifications
  • 4-5 years’ experience in Finance/VAT function or public accounting practice, preferably with in-depth knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS technical accounting
  • Accounting / Finance degree (Undergraduate or Masters as required for certification)
  • Tax Professional, CPA, CIMA, ACCA, Chartered Accountant or equivalent
  • Fluency in English
  • Experience with SAP Finance Modules, Business Warehouse or Business Objects
  • MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint

For further information on this VAT Analyst role in Cork please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /

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