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VAT Accountant

Cheshire   •  Negotiable  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

VAT Accountant

An opportunity has arisen for a Tax Accountant to join a multinational pharmaceutical company.

The role requires you to take responsibility for and to manage VAT reporting compliance requirements for a group of markets within Europe region and other international markets, as required, ensuring internal and external deadlines are met. To provide advice on VAT compliance related queries, coordinating with external and internal stakeholders where necessary.

Location: Chester, Cheshire

Pay rate: 22.83 per hour

Duration: 12 months


Preparation of monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly or annual VAT returns and other indirect tax returns using Excel and/or indirect tax return preparation tool technology

Preparing and requesting necessary VAT submission approvals from internal stakeholders and following up on VAT payment requests and archiving documentation after submissions are completed

Preparation of VAT General Ledger reconciliation and follow up on issues and open items

Reconciliation of GL sales to reported VAT sales and follow up on issues and open items

Manage and assist with VAT compliance queries from the business as necessary

Support Tax Technology team to test and implement requirements on a timely basis, as necessary

Continuous monitor of VAT legislation to identify relevant changes

Assistance in maintenance of VAT codes tables and VAT codes in accounting system

Assistance with VAT audits and liaison with tax authorities as necessary



2+ years experience of VAT compliance in at least one jurisdiction in a multi-national tax environment or equivalent.

Experience with SAP or Oracle is advantageous.

Excellent Excel skills.

  • Agency: Cpl Life Sciences
  • Reference: JO-2209-501230
  • Posted: 15th September 2022
  • Expires: 13th October 2022

Cpl Life Sciences

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