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Tax Mgr – UK VAT Expert, Tax Engine Business – Taxonomy

Amazon

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Job summary
We are seeking a Local VAT expert with experience in United Kingdom to join our Global Tax Calculation Services team. The Global Tax Calculation Services Program is comprised of tax professionals and software engineers that are responsible for providing end-to-end global transaction tax calculation solutions (sales and use taxes, value-added taxes, good and services taxes, and other consumption taxes).

This role can be placed in Barcelona, London or Bratislava.

Key job responsibilities
The individual in this role will work on VAT product taxability research, monitoring VAT rate legislation changes and latest rulings, providing technical advice to ensure the tax calculation platform is in continued compliance with both local VAT and global indirect tax laws. This position will work closely with local business partners and members of the tax department providing guidance and support to Global Product Classification.

This position will support internal and external audits on catalogue VAT rate and even if it is not directly involved in day to day compliance may be involved in projects that have a VAT compliance impact. The individual is expected to take ownership on end-to-end cross-functional tax-related projects and process improvements. The role requires fluent communication with Product Classification Specialists to provide support on their specific needs to be incorporated into the technical solutions.

Responsibilities:

Supporting and maintaining local and global indirect tax rates content
Providing support to the end-to-end global transaction tax calculation solutions for a broad array of products and services
Supporting internal and external audits
Providing technical advice on VAT rates applicable to Amazon’s catalogue based on the research of tax laws, regulations and jurisdiction changes
Supporting local business partners and tax department members with decisions on product taxability matters
Participating in team operational excellence programs and process improvements
Actively participate in selected projects throughout their life-cycle

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

* 8+ years of VAT experience with global consulting firm, tax law firm, in house or tax authority
Bachelor’s degree in tax, finance or accounting (or other related field)
Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, fluency in applicable local language, excellent command of English, any other EU language is an advantage;

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* Recognized professional tax qualification, chartered accountant or relevant law degree
Detail-oriented individual who takes ownership of end-to-end projects
Strong analytical skills
Experience interacting with cross-functional teams
* US, Canada, EU or other jurisdictions indirect tax research experience are welcomed

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