Collins McNicholas

This role is a great opportunity for an ambitious and commercially aware VAT Compliance Manager to join a growing Irish Plc. Managing a team of 7 this role reports to the EMEA Indirect Tax Manager and you will be responsible for managing the VAT needs of the organisation across a wide range of business units across EMEA. 
If you are a qualified tax professional with previous people management experience and you are looking to join a progressive organisation please get in touch for more details.  

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Lead a team of 7 VAT analysts
  • Ensure that the correct VAT rules are applied to all master data
  • Regularly liaising with other business center resources with a view to identifying and implementing best practice across the group
  • Support any compliance demands faced by the business
  • Manage and co-ordinate the submission of the VAT returns & other relevant returns
  • Prepare for and assist the EMEA Indirect Tax Manager in any local VAT audits
  • Involvement in specific project related VAT work and shared service rollout to new entities / jurisdictions
  • Conduct internal training on all aspects concerning VAT
  • Supporting and developing the SSC VAT team to provide best in class service to the Business
  • Ensure the roll out of SSC & SAP system is compliant & efficient from a VAT perspective as the group rolls out SAP ensuring that sites that are migrated to shared services in compliance with local VAT rules
  • Perform, and follow up on balance sheet reconciliations and all necessary VAT/accounting reconciliations.

Main Requirements:

  • Professional Tax Qualification
  • People management experience
  • Mulitnational or Big 4 international VAT experience a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of SAP accounting system an advantage but not essential

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Michael on 021 4911062 or email

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