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Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Dungarvan, WD, IE

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services 

VAT Lead


A vacancy has arisen for a VAT Lead 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 upon return to the workplace 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 and submission of Indirect tax compliance (including VAT, GST and Excise duties) for all Glanbia business units across multiple jurisdictions
  • Assisting in the provision of Indirect tax advice to all business units
  • Support the businesses’ objectives by ensuring that Indirect tax compliance obligations already in place are maintained to the highest standard
  • Liaising with external Advisors in relation to Indirect tax compliance requirements
  • Handle queries, provide advice and technical support, including training to internal and external customers with respect to Indirect tax issues
  • Assistance in internal and external audits and liaising with relevant tax Authorities on ad hoc queries
  • Participating in Group wide projects to ensure our Indirect tax compliance requirements are maintained as the Group expands internationally into multiple jurisdictions
  • Proactively identify weaknesses in current processes relating to indirect tax matters and identifying solutions so that issues are resolved in a timely manner


Requirements for the role


  • AITI tax qualified and retain membership of the relevant body
  • 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)



  • 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, or disability status. 


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