An interesting and varied role with this multinational company, leaders in their sector. Working as part of a small team the UK Indirect Tax Manager will have primary responsibility for indirect tax matters for the UK business (which includes operations in Ireland). This includes managing the VAT compliance process, liaising with key stakeholders, providing a business advisory service on indirect tax matters and providing support on project activity.
Key responsibilities will include:
Advise and work with the business on indirect issues ranging from ad-hoc day to day queries to project related work i.e. BREXIT, etc.
Identify risks and opportunities and implementing processes to mitigate areas of risk and optimise indirect tax savings
Keep abreast changes in legislation, case law, guidance which could impact the business
Raise awareness of Indirect Tax and build relationships within the business
Support and collaborate with the Group Head of Indirect Tax to manage indirect tax affairs for the UK and Ireland businesses and possibly extending to aspects of the global business.
To oversee / review Indirect tax reporting and reconciliations for:
VAT return submissions for UK and Ireland
Intrastat and EC sales filing for UK and Ireland
Machine Gaming Duty returns
Other Levies i.e. Bag levies , Sugar Tax
Partial Exemption and Capital Goods Scheme Calculations
Customs and Excise Duty compliance
Sales and VAT GL Reconciliations
Provide VAT training and support to colleagues within the business and outsourcing partner
Conduct Weekly Product Liability reviews for UK and Ireland
Liaise and deal with enquiries / audits with HMRC
Maintain processes for SAO indirect purposes, making recommendations / changes
Ensure processes and controls are in place to comply with the UK Bespoke Retail Scheme Agreement (BRSA).
To apply you will need a good base of experience of UK VAT, ideally gained in an in-house environment. Experience of SAP or other ERP system and Tax reporting tools will be an advantage.