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Job Ref AM6249
Vigo, Pontevedra
36,000 - 55,000 EUR per year + Benefits & bonus

VAT Manager

*Harvey John have been retained by this up-and-coming player in the European VAT services market to recruit a VAT Manager into an operational and strategic advisory role in either their Vigo based office or on a remote working option.

The Company

Less than 3 years into the inception of the business, this start-up have been making a lot of noise in the international market and have already secured client relationships with a number of huge multinational brands as well as broader portfolio of pan-European businesses across a variety of sectors.

Offering a variety of VAT services lines across the pan-European market, you’ll be joining a business that is forecasted to double their 2017 turnover this year and making movements into new territories through the initiation of additional products and services lines.

Business aside, this is an agile and flexible start-up that have been fortunate enough to establish a proactive and ambitious team from the onset. And you get to manage this team!

What you’ll be doing on a day-to-day basis

  1. By overseeing a team of aspiring junior VAT professionals, you’ll be responsible for the operations that come with management. Being approachable as well as highly engaged with EU VAT legislation will mean you’re to go-to support line in the business.
  2. You’ll oversee all compliance projects across the EMEA region and, as the VAT Manager, will be tasked with the more complex engagements
  3. You’ll consult a diverse range of clients on areas of EU VAT
  4. Playing a strategic role and working closely with the CEO on identifying new commercial opportunities and implementing new projects / service lines

Who we’re looking for

To be successful in the post, you’ll need to be invested in the long term growth of the business. Of course, you won’t this simply by reading a job description but the type of person we’re looking for is someone that is ready to make that commitment to a company that shares their values and goals. What does this look like?

  • Always being open to new projects and contributing to new ideas
  • Encouraging and supporting the members of your team to ensure their potential is reached and the business is operating at 100%
  • You’ll be curious and excited to develop your career in tax technology
  • You’ll develop a passion for the company and be integral to its growth

This aside, the complex technical requirements of the role warrant the following background:

  • Minimum of 4+ years experience in pan-European VAT compliance, ideally with some managerial experience
  • Experience working in the Big 4 or another tax services team
  • Strong English communication skills

And what can you expect in return?

  • A challenging cross-border role
  • Visible career progression
  • Flexible working (yes, we can consider candidates who wish to work remotely)
  • An ambitious, hard working team
  • A performance based bonus scheme
  • Extensive corporate perks / benefits
  • Relocation expenses - flight and 1st month’s accommodation

For more information, please contact Alex Mann at Harvey John.

Harvey John recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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