Indirect Tax Specialist – Hybrid Role S010617

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JOB TITLE:Indirect Tax Specialist – Hybrid Role S010617
REF NUMBER:Indirect Tax Specialist - Hybrid Role S010617

Indirect Tax Specialist – South Dublin – Hybrid role

Ref: S010617


Salary: €60k plus a package of benefits


Our client are looking for an Indirect Tax Specialist to join their in-house Finance Department.


Purpose of role

As an Indirect Tax Specialist, you will report into the Tax Manager and cover VAT, Sugar Taxes and other indirect tax compliance and advisory matters.


In addition to indirect taxes arising on purchases and sales of goods and services for its own internal business usage, for external clients, you will also determine the VAT rates and rules applicable when ordering goods from suppliers right through the supply chain to the point of sale in the chain. This can involve importing goods into relevant jurisdictions, to the movement of goods in and out of the EU/UK.


As part of the In-house team, you will also gain exposure to other tax heads including Transfer Pricing, Corporate Tax & Permanent Establishment matters, Employer Taxes and R&D credit requirements, with an opportunity to gain experience in these tax disciplines if desired.


Experience and Skills Required:

  • Experience in a similar role including experience in EMEA VAT Compliance

  • Qualified or Part qualified CTA, or Part Qualified Accounting qualification and experience in indirect tax compliance.

  • Highly proficient in MS Excel

  • Ability to work towards tight deadlines and prioritise accordingly

  • Team player with great communication skills.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Support the monthly close process relating to VAT returns in 30 countries across the European region.

  • Support the preparation and filing of European sales ledger declarations, Intrastat returns, Sugar Tax and other necessary indirect filings in the region as required.

  • Prepare and submit transaction listings and all required Indirect Tax reports to third party outsource providers who support compliance and filings outside of Ireland.

  • Detailed knowledge of VAT including VAT invoice requirements, reverse-charge mechanism and place of supply rules for goods and services.

  • Provision of Indirect Tax advice to operations colleagues including the treatment of proposed supply chain and product changes. Liaison with outsourced tax providers as required to obtain further local specialist insights on indirect tax treatment.

  • Cross check of final returns prepared by outsourced providers and set up of payment instructions as required.

  • Manage outsourced providers to ensure that all returns are filed on a timely basis.

  • Acting as a point of contact for indirect tax related activities and providing periodic training within the company‘s departments on EU VAT rules/latest developments.

  • Assist in Tax Audits and compliance enquiries and reviews.

  • Determining indirect tax compliance implications associated with various business initiatives/proposals.

  • Reviewing current tax legislation relating to business requirements.

  • Ensure the policy and procedures are up to date with regard to Indirect Taxes.

  • Identify, create and facilitate process improvement techniques for various indirect tax reporting. Involving yourself in various technology testing and improvements for the tax function liaising with IT developers.

  • Assisting in journal entries and account reconciliations relating to tax GL‘s

  • Assistance with any ad-hoc projects and other tasks when required from a tax perspective.



Please apply with a copy of your CV to Carol in Recruitment plus via this advert or email:


Indirect Tax Specialist – Hybrid Role S010617

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