Job Title: VAT Manager
* Collaborates directly with local country business, providing indirect tax advice, on commercial transactions, transactional processing and business operations to ensure compliance with VAT regulations
* Review compliance for indirect taxes and perform proactive reviews of country operations, VAT processes and reporting
* Liaises with IT and business process owners to maintain and support indirect tax systems required to ensure proper compliance with jurisdictional tax laws, including OneSource and Company ERP systems and other Company subsystems.
* Proactively monitor monthly tax technical updates for applicability and ensures any applicable changes are implemented timely and accurately.
* Collaborates directly with local country business, process, and transactional processing owners to address changing business operations and tax laws
* Coordinates with regional shared service centers to support internal AP, AR, other transactional subsystems related to the impact of indirect taxes (i.e. customer or vendor exemptions, credit and rebills)
* Delivers training related to the application of indirect taxes to business transactions.
* Assist the Tax team with tax planning, tax audits, and other projects/duties as required
* Supervise compliance for indirect taxes and perform proactive reviews of country operations, VAT processes and reporting
* Managing external advisers in connection with compliance activities
Skills / Experience
* Experience user of SAP or similar ERP systems
* Knowledge of tax risk management approach and tax audit strategies desired
* Good understanding of general accounting principles and sound commercial awareness essential
* Self-starter with strong project management and organisation skills
* Excellent computer literacy skills
* Knowledge of data analytic software and techniques an advantage
* 5+ years of indirect tax work experience with a good working knowledge of the EU VAT system.
* Good communication skills and self-management skills
* Fluent in English, Spanish or other languages a plus