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Vat Specialist

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: IE

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services – Vacancy
VAT Specialist


A vacancy has arisen for a VAT Specialist at Glanbia Business Services. This is a permanent role and will report to the Group VAT Manager.


This opportunity can be based in our offices in Citywest, Dublin 24, Dungarvan, Co Waterford or Kilkenny with a blended working arrangement available through our Smart working model which allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance

Key elements of the role
•    Preparation, submission and review of Indirect tax compliance (including VAT, GST and Excise duties) for all Glanbia business units across multiple jurisdictions.
•    Ensure all payments are made in a timely manner and follow up on outstanding repayments/refund applications in a timely manner. 
•    VAT accounts reconciliation and investigation of reconciling items.
•    Develop knowledge of VAT principles that apply to the business and keep up to date with changes of relevant VAT legislation. 
•    Ensure the relevant VAT Team controls are completed.
•    Participate in training and collaborate with different internal teams to ensure VAT compliance.
•    Assist the Indirect Tax Graduates promoting a learning culture. 
•    Assistance in all Tax Audits/Queries in a professional, timely and efficient manner.
•    Participate in Group wide projects to ensure that Indirect Tax Compliance is installed and maintained. 
•    Manage Indirect Tax queries from various sources and provide advice and support.


Requirements for the role

•    AITI tax qualified
•    University degree in business, finance, accounting or similar qualification 


Skills & experience
•    Experience in International Indirect tax reporting 
•    Proven track record in the provision of high value tax work
•    Excellent technical skills
•    Strong communication, interpersonal, analytical thinking and organisational skills
•    Ability to work independently, to work under pressure and to handle several projects at once
•    SAP experience an advantage
•    Proficiency in PC skills (including Word, Excel)
•    Customs experience an advantage


•    The energy, enthusiasm and drive to make it happen.
•    A team player who has the ability to motivate others, making it fun while getting the job done.
•    Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 

At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.