VAT Manager

West Yorkshire

Location: Bradford

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VAT Manager

Location: Bradford

This is an exciting time to join Virgin Media as a VAT Manager. You will be responsible for undertaking and managing tasks across all aspects of Virgin Media’s VAT affairs working alongside the wider VAT team. This individual will have experience of managing VAT issues, which arise for either a telecommunications business or similar in both a B2B and B2C environment and be able to identify and resolve the associated VAT issues and opportunities

So why Virgin Media? We are delivering the biggest investment in the UK’s digital infrastructure for over a decade, with a huge programme to extend our ultrafast broadband network and brilliant Virgin TV to 17 million homes and businesses. We’re challenging our competitors with the best services and the fastest speeds.
Your duties will be wide ranging, but ultimately you will be responsible for:

* Review current processes to identify and address VAT touchpoints
* Assist with VAT errors being identified & rectified and draft the associated error correction notifications
* Advise on the VAT position in respect of new products/promotions and business activities
* Work collaboratively with the VM VAT team (which includes two VAT Managers and Head of UK Indirect Tax) and the LG Corporate VAT team (located across the UK and Netherlands)
* Progress and lead VAT projects (for example, new propositions to market) working with the business to ensure VAT is appropriately considered
* Help to review AR & AP processes - in particular automating decision making where possible
* Work with the wider UK and Corporate VAT teams to deliver VAT priorities & help build and drive the VAT strategy
* Provide support in relation to the overall relationship with HMRC
* Assist with HMRC enquiries/audits in an effective and timely manner
* Assist with day to day ad hoc queries from the business
Everyone in our Tax team has a proactive approach to work, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to deliver to deadlines. If you join us as a VAT Manager we would want you to have:
* CIOT or accounting qualifications (e.g. ACA) and up to date technical knowledge.
* UK Indirect Tax experience (minimum c.5 years post qualification)
* Strong VAT experience in the issues faced by a telecommunications business (or similar TMT/retail sector), with a particular focus on the B2C environment and process and controls
* A strong VAT technical person with ability to be logical and work through problems.
Join and you’ll be part of the Virgin Media family. We’re a great place to work - and we offer impressive benefits too! You will get a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension, performance related bonus and, of course, discounts across Virgin Media products ad Virgin brands!

Come and be a part of something special. Join us!

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