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Indirect Tax Analyst

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Date: 15-Jun-2022

Location: Solihull, Solihull, GB

Company: Britvic

At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.

 

About the Role:

The person in this role is responsible for the robust accounting and reporting of financial information across GB, Ireland, International and Head Office.

The role:

  • Supports in the delivery of robust financial and management information with regards to Indirect Tax
  • Assists in ensuring the group meets its indirect tax compliance reporting obligations
  • Responsible for ensuring improving detailed transactional compliance behaviours within Shared Services and the wider Finance Team
  • Responsible for producing quality balance sheet reconciliations with adequate supporting documentation
  • Identifies opportunities for process improvement to improve efficiency and control
  • Assisting the Indirect Tax team with tax audits and other ad hoc indirect tax projects

Key Responsibilities:

Periodic

  • Detailed analysis and review of underlying tax data
  • Monitoring and feedback on indirect tax compliance within the Shared Service Centre and Wider Finance Community
  • Completion and submission of the various sales tax/VAT returns,
  • Completion and submission of EC sales lists
  • Completion and submission of intrastat returns
  • Completion and submission of the Sugar Tax Returns
  • Completion and submission of Packaging tax returns, including the Netherlands Annual Packaging return
  • Completion and submission of US Sales & Use Tax Returns
  • Completion and submission of any other indirect tax requirements
  • Monitoring of Indirect tax thresholds
  • Complete full balance sheet reconciliations ensuring balances are fully supported with adequate documentation
  • Supporting process improvements and alignment with Personal tax reporting requirements

Business partnering

  • Work closely with GB and Ireland and International Finance to ensure reporting is timely and accurate
  • Work with the Tax Departments to ensure compliance on submissions
  • Feedback on KPIs around irrecoverable Indirect tax

Audit and control

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement to improve efficiency and control
  • Supporting of any external Indirect Tax audits and reviews
  • Support senior management and/or prepare and provide supporting material for external audit
  • Perform user acceptance testing during system upgrades

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Background in FMCG preferable – retailer or manufacturer
  • Solid understanding of financial and accounting principles
  • Strong analytical and interpretative skills
  • Ability to identify issues, be proactive and subsequently problem solve through to resolution
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deliver quality output in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written. Able to clearly articulate finance concepts to non-finance colleagues
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Systems: BPC, SAP R3, BBW, MS Office - preferable

Qualifications:

  • Studying towards or already having one of the following qualifications: -
  • ATT, AAT, ACA, ACCA or CIMA

We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected - diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive

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