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European VAT Manager - Ireland  

Jazz Pharma (company)


Posted on : 26 April 2017

Project Description

  • The candidate will provide indirect tax support within the organization. 
  • The European VAT Manager will be responsible for overseeing VAT compliance for a number of entities, across a number of European jurisdictions with the opportunity to also support the Tax Function in other ad hoc projects and transactions.   

Essential Functions
  • Overall responsibility for Indirect Tax compliance in multiple jurisdictions throughout Europe
  • Engage with outsourced teams to ensure delivery on Indirect Tax compliance and analysis of changes in VAT legislation
  • Work closely with business functions to advise on indirect tax implication of activities and transactions as required
  • Promote indirect tax awareness and knowledge within the organization including training, liaising with business functions and tax advisers in relation to changes to systems, policies and processes
  • Manage any Indirect Tax Audits/Projects across the Group
  • Assess internal controls and procedures to ensure compliance across Europe
  • Supporting the Tax function in other ad hoc projects and transactions 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 
  • 5 years’ VAT experience in practice and/or industry; Some industry experience is an advantage
  • Self-motivated, with an ability to work independently
  • Strong inter-personal skills and an ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Detail-oriented and strong work ethic
  • Ability to organize work effectively and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and Powerpoint; Experience using an ERP an advantage