Indirect Tax Manager

Negotiable Permanent Dublin City Centre
13/02/2020 Ref: 2975
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Barden have been engaged by a newly created specialist team within a professional services firm to identify an indirect tax manager.  A unique position as you will be working on client site and you will play a key role in supporting the client’s in-house tax function.  

“A good gateway for tax professionals looking to move into industry.  An excellent career choice as the person will gain varied industry & commercial experience yet remain within the support of a structured career path and tax network of an established firm” Head of Team 

About the position 


  • Supporting the clients internal VAT process and all tasks performed by members of the team such as VAT compliance , advisory and transformational projects across specified territories
  • Proactively seek to identify opportunities for continuous improvement within the VAT process, to drive efficiency, accuracy and quality of output
  • Provision of indirect tax technical support to the business on proposed commercial transactions and restructurings whilst liaising with cross functional teams and external advisors in this regard
  • Interacting with regional finance functions and external advisors and assisting the local tax team in ensuring all supporting documentation is available and maintained for tax controversy related queries from foreign and Irish Revenue authorities
  • Working with advisors in foreign jurisdictions to monitor and understand changes to both domestic and international VAT rules which could significantly impact on the client business and advising the business on the impact of any changes
  • Involvement in analysing the VAT impact of any merger or acquisition activity within the group and manage the integration of new activities moving into the team as a result of acquisitions and other business changes as necessary
  • Reviewing contracts from a VAT perspective
  • Research legislation, case law and technical indirect tax issues


About the person 

  • Qualified tax professional with 2 – 4 year’s PQE
  • Strong indirect tax technical knowledge
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and project management skills
  • Experience of working as part of an in-house indirect tax team would be an advantage
  • An ability to explain technical concepts in a simple and comprehensive way to those in the business without a tax technical background
  • Comfortable working both independently and as part of a multi-functional team


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