VAT Manager - 9-12 Month Contract


Operating across the globe including Europe, Australia, North America and Canada, we’re passionate about being the best and pride ourselves on the unique and diverse range of holiday experiences we offer our customers. Our combined businesses are the world’s largest provider of specialist and experiential travel with a range of unique experiences, from private jets, polar expeditions, sailing, ski holidays and more.

An excellent opportunity for an experienced VAT Manager to establish a centralised VAT role within a diverse and exciting Group. The role will require the ability to drive change and challenge the status quo while ensuring we meet our compliance obligations to the highest standards.

Key responsibilities:

  • Review and update existing internal processes and procedures across the UK Group; identify areas for improvement
  • Review VAT returns and related filings across all divisions
  • Ensure appropriate risks and controls are adequately documented and tested
  • Manage VAT compliance queries across the Group
  • Modelling of existing VAT groups
  • Training, including preparing training materials, for Finance and Finance Processing teams
  • Assistance with SAP configuration and testing from a VAT perspective
  • Supporting the Head of Tax with the transition to Making Tax Digital
  • Provide support to the Head of Tax on VAT issues, queries and audits as required

About you:

  • Relevant tax or accounting qualification
  • Experience preparing and reviewing VAT returns and filings
  • Excellent understanding of VAT accounting & detailed knowledge of UK VAT legislation
  • Good systems knowledge ideally SAP
  • A working knowledge of TOMS is desirable
  • Ability to take ownership of work and demonstrate a problem solving approach
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Working with us

Join us and in return you'll be rewarded with:

  • Competitive salary
  • Various employee discounts and offers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • Career progression opportunities

Please note that for all benefits, details were accurate as at the date of publication. Any changes will be notified to you upon your start with the Company.

To all recruitment agencies:

Travelopia currently operates an agency PSL and we therefore do not accept unsolicited agency CVs. Please do not send unsolicited CVs to our job openings or to Travelopia employees. Travelopia is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.


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  • Location:
    Crawley, West Sussex, United Kingdom
  • Postcode:
    RH10 9SR
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  • Posted:
    Fri, 14 Feb 2020
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