In-house Indirect Tax Accountant

  • Location
    London
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Posted
  • Start Date
    ASAP
  • Industry
    Commerce and Industry
  • Salary
    GBP80000 - GBP110000 per annum
  • Expiry Date
    2024-04-15

Our client is a leading global legal services firm with a presence in over 40 countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. They are committed to delivering quality, service excellence, and value to clients while offering innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. With their global reach, they assist businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our client’s team as an In-House International Indirect Tax Manager. This role will focus on managing the internal VAT/GST registrations globally, ensuring accuracy, transparency, consistency, and VAT efficiency across the organisation. The successful candidate will work closely with finance teams to drive quality and consistency in indirect tax accounting processes, provide support on VAT compliance issues, and collaborate with internal stakeholders to mitigate risks and identify opportunities.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead efforts to ensure quality and consistency in indirect tax accounting processes across the organisation.
  • Collaborate with finance teams globally to manage local VAT accounting processes, ensuring proper documentation and rigorous application of controls.
  • Focus on risk areas such as VAT on prepayments, Counsel Fees, deferred VAT regimes, regular VAT journals, and aged VAT balances.
  • Proactively identify and address risks and opportunities related to VAT accounting.
  • Provide oversight to finance leadership on VAT accounting compliance through regular monitoring and issue tracking.
  • Work closely with the organisation’s International VAT Manager and International Indirect Tax Process Lead to provide VAT support across the organisation.
  • Provide training to financial managers on accounting and control aspects related to VAT.

About You:

  • Part-qualified or newly qualified Accountant (ACCA or relevant equivalent).
  • Understanding of indirect tax/VAT principles, risks, and a willingness to learn more.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills and previous experience in VAT accounting processes preferred.
  • Self-motivated, logical, and organised approach to work.
  • Keen eye for detail and ability to operate in ambiguous situations.
  • Agile, proactive, and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to build relationships with members of other finance teams.

About Us:

Our client strives to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence, and value to their clients. Their values of being supportive, collaborative, bold, and exceptional guide everything they do. They are committed to diversity and inclusion, actively seeking to build balanced teams that reflect their rich diversity.

Diversity and Inclusion:

Our client believes that everyone has a voice and that diversity of perspective, thought, background, and culture makes them stronger. They actively encourage applications from all talented individuals, regardless of background or circumstance.

Hybrid Working:

Our client understands the importance of work-life balance and support requests for agile working arrangements. They are open to discussing different ways in which they can support flexible working options for employees.

If you are passionate about international indirect tax management and are looking for an opportunity to contribute to a global organisation, we encourage you to apply.

How to Apply:

Please submit your CV to sallymcintyrebrown@brewermorris.com – we look forward to hearing from you!

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