Job Description

Job Title: VAT Accountant 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Level: 11 - Analyst

Location: Dublin




·         VAT returns preparation in a centralized multicultural environment

·         Develop knowledge of VAT Principles that apply to the business and keep up to date           with changes

·         Develop in-depth knowledge of tools and applications in support of the VAT and PSA         process

·         Perform customer & vendor invoice compliance reviews and follow up on corrections

·         VAT accounts reconciliation and investigation of reconciling items

·         Participate in training and collaborate with different internal teams to ensure VAT                 compliance

·         Participate in team meetings and specific VAT review calls/meetings

·         Strive to add value to current processes through automation and simplification

·         Participate in internal projects to minimize and mitigate VAT compliance risks

·         Support the VAT Specialist with internal and external audit queries

·         Liaise with internal Business Partners and maintain relationships

·         Support other Finance & Accounting teams and other ad hoc duties as required




·         Analytical and computer skills

·         Knowledge of VAT and Accounting Principles

·         Competent with Excel

·         Positive attitude and flexibility

·         Sense of responsibility, initiative and high-quality work standards

·         Team working skills

·         Prior experience of SAP an advantage

·         Fluency in English is required





·         Degree in Business, Tax. Finance or equivalent qualification would be preferable.               Relevant experience can supersede degree requirements

·         Min. 1+ years’ experience in a tax or accounting environment working with VAT returns


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