Tax Compliance Manager

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. Strategy
Posting date:11 Feb, 2019

Role Title: VAT Compliance Manager

Location: Newbury UK

At Vodafone Group we build connections to all our Global operations, acting as an advisory board to drive consistency and customer excellence across 30 countries and for over 420 million customers. We are constantly looking to innovate the way we operate, set our global standards or lead our strategic performance. By joining Vodafone Group, you will be part of evolving our digital world of total communications. Now is the time to get on board.


By joining the Corporate Functions team here at Vodafone Group you will support our people in strengthening our position as an admired company in the eyes of our customers, shareholders and employees. The team is varied; you could be working within Human Resources, Finance, Legal, External Affairs, Audit or Supply Chain. What links us all together is that we are all customer obsessed, innovation hungry and ambitious! Are you? 

Our Team:

Joining as a VAT Compliance manager within our Group Tax team, you will be responsible for managing VAT compliance of Vodafone UK and Vodafone Business legal entities in the UK, Europe and possibly further afield.


Providing proactive solutions and support on VAT compliance BAU and issues, both in respect of external and intercompany arrangements is essential.


The role requires the use of professional judgement, proactive thinking, a collaborative team-working approach, ability to work under time pressure as well as the ability and desire to learn about VAT and other taxes.


You can be part of our empowering finance function. The Future is exciting. Ready?

With us you will do the following:
  • Manage VAT compliance requirements for each country in scope, developing internal processes and controls, and managing relationships with external advisers and internal service providers as required. 
  • Review a number of UK and overseas VAT returns and Balance Sheet VAT accounts as BAU.
  • Handle VAT queries from financial auditors.
  • Provide support in responding to audits and queries from tax authorities in any relevant country.
  • Support the wider business, typically the Billing and Finance teams, with VAT queries.
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly VAT legislative update memos and VAT training sessions.
  • Manage implementation of VAT legislative changes.
  • Work closely with other members of Group Tax team, especially to support risk assessed, cohesive and inclusive decision-making in accordance with the global tax risk policy.
  • Contributing to the tax reporting and risk analysis output at year end, and at other reporting and budgeting events during the financial year.
What you can expect from us:

Excellent benefits, flexible working hours and you will get to work with some of the most senior people in a 100,000 people global company and learn from working alongside some of the best experts in the industry, internal and external to Vodafone.

Apply if you have:
  • Accounting and UK/ EU VAT skills
  • Technical and business skills in a global environment
  • Accounting qualifications, ATT/CTA or other relevant Tax Qualification (desirable)

  • Experience in industry, and with various systems, especially SAP will be an advantage

Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us on

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