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Senior Tax Analyst

Central London   •  Negotiable  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time


Location: London or Manchester – Hybrid working

Pay rate : £212.32 - £291.44 per day

Duration: 9 months – Flex to be extended


We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic VAT analyst to join us at the heart of our European VAT compliance team. This is a well-established team based in the UK which is responsible for VAT compliance across the region as well as providing support to Tax colleagues and the wider business. The role will include accounting and VAT responsibilities including supporting internal and external audits.

You will be expected to take ownership of VAT controls and assist with compliance tasks, identify process improvement opportunities for existing process and controls, and drive positive change across the organization.


Working within the current EMEA compliance team:

• Prepare, review and submit European VAT returns and related filings such as EC Sales Listings;

• Prepare, review and submit Intrastat returns as necessary;

• Assist with VAT registrations across various jurisdictions;

• Prepare and submit ESL /ESPL, SAF_T returns as necessary

• Preparation and review of month-end account reconciliations

• Provide internal and external audit support, including data analysis;

• Assist with mapping VAT processes and identify areas for improvement;

• Assist with VAT compliance queries from Amazon businesses operating across Europe;

• Balance sheet reconciliations

• Assistance with disclosures to HMRC

• Assistance with tax requirement documents

• Enhancing existing processes

• Interaction with wider compliance team and VAT advisory team


• Professional qualifications in ACA, ACCA or CTA

• VAT experts (compliance), not financial accountants

• Strong accounting/reconciliation skills

• Strong excel skills – pivot, vlookup

• Ability to time manage and work autonomously

• 2-3 years post qualification

• European VAT experience (compliance)

• Experience of working in large complex organisation

  • Agency: Cpl Life Sciences
  • Reference: JO-2301-508794
  • Posted: 18th January 2023
  • Expires: 15th February 2023

Cpl Life Sciences

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