VAT Analyst 9M FTC

Job posted date - 3 December 2021

Office Location: Dublin, Ireland

Employment Basis: Full-time, 9-month contract

We have an excellent opportunity in our VAT team if you are looking to develop and progress your career in a multinational environment. Accenture’s global finance teams work at the heart of Dublin’s digital docklands to provide strategic, operational, and analytical support across Accenture’s global businesses. Our various teams range from corporate development and financial management professionals to accounting and tax experts, and everything in between. Our Irish hub contains 300 finance team members, and we are continually expanding, providing a wide range of career opportunities.

We drive career progression and skills development because we recognise that we succeed only when our people grow!

Role Summary:

You will partner with the Finance and Accounting teams and Country Controller teams to manage the VAT compliance and reporting function for internal Accenture business.

Your Responsibilities:

  • VAT returns preparation in a centralized multicultural environment
  • Develop knowledge of VAT principles that apply to the business and keep up to date with changes
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of tools and applications in support of the VAT process
  • Perform customer & vendor invoice compliance reviews and follow up on corrections
  • VAT accounts reconciliation and investigation of reconciling items
  • Participate in training and collaborate with different internal teams to ensure VAT compliance
  • Participate in team meetings and specific VAT review calls/meetings
  • Strive to add value to current processes through automation and simplification
  • Participate in internal projects to minimize and mitigate VAT compliance risks
  • Support the VAT Specialist with internal and external audit queries
  • Liaise with internal business partners and maintain relationships
  • Support other Finance & Accounting teams and other ad hoc duties as required

Preferred Skills:

  • Analytical and computer skills
  • Knowledge of VAT and accounting principles
  • Competent with excel
  • Positive attitude and flexibility
  • Sense of responsibility, initiative and high-quality work standards
  • Team working skills
  • Prior experience of SAP an advantage
  • Fluency in English is required

 Qualification Requirements:

  • Experience in a tax and accounting environment working in VAT
  • Degree in business, tax, finance or equivalent qualification would be preferable.  Relevant experience can supersede degree requirements

Your Benefits:

Accenture’s extensive range of benefits for this position include paid overtime, annual performance bonus, external study support and a hybrid working model. Employees also have the option to avail of private health insurance, company pension plan with matched contributions & a 15% discount on shares.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions, underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network.  Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. 569,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

Please note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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