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Job Ref AM6255
Kings Hill, Kent
60,000 - 72,000 GBP per year + Benefits

EMEA VAT Manager

In the midst of an exciting multi billion GBP acquisition, this is a rare regional VAT Manager opportunity that will see you play a key strategic advisory role for a huge global brand.

Whether you’re looking to step out of public practice for the first time or you already have an in-house background, this is a complex and challenging role that you’ll be able to really get your teeth into.

Why? As this FTSE 250 business navigates through exciting growth plans and post-acquisition projects, you’ll be taking the reigns of an intricate role that will see you managing a small (but growing) team and be the voice for all global VAT matters / strategy.

About the Role

Essentially this is a business partnership role that requires you to work with both your Finance & Tax counterparts across the group as well as the key external stakeholders. Responsibilities will involve:

  • Providing support to group businesses in relation to business transactions ensuring that VAT risks are appropriately managed
  • Providing advice to the Business Process Outsourcing team in India and Poland on VAT queries raised by suppliers and customers
  • Assisting in developing ideas, providing input and analysis to various VAT savings and mitigation initiative and supporting practical implementation
  • Providing training to key business areas as required (e.g. financial analysts, BPO, sales teams)
  • Providing support to the Group Tax Department

In addition to this, you’ll also have an oversight of:

  • Managing the VAT compliance team and being responsible for shaping further plans of growth
  • Taking full ownership of European VAT compliance and proactively monitoring legislation changes that impact the business
  • Overseeing VAT audits and liaising with local tax authorities
  • Leading all risks & controls, which involves analytical review of VAT data from ONESOURCE, designing new methods of VAT processes, ensuring operational efficiency (AP and AR)

About You

Do you need flexibility or remote working options, perhaps half the working week from London? Are you looking for a career with ongoing progression? Can you bring other skills to the table which you’d want to utilise?

If you feel that you qualify for the role, let’s have a chat and discuss this further. This is a flexible employer and, ultimately, for the right candidate, they'll tailor the role to you!

For more information on this EMEA VAT Manager role or a full job specification, contact Alex Mann at Harvey John.

Harvey John recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this Kings Hill (Kent) based vacancy.

If after consideration this opportunity is not relevant to you, please consider your professional and personal network.
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