VAT Manager

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 02/06/2023

VAT Manager

Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

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About the role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a VAT Manager to join our Tax team! In this role you will advise the business on Tax matters, particularly looking at any new initiatives within Customer and Channels, to ensure they are VAT compliant and efficient

You will be responsible for

  • Working with cross functional colleagues to understand what projects are in the pipeline, with a view to ensuring VAT is included in the scoping and design phase
  • Collaborating with Technology, Finance, Commercial and Operations teams to provide VAT advice for any new business initiatives
  • Providing VAT support and input on project implementation, including contributing to business requirements and user testing.
  • Working with the VAT Compliance Manager to ensure all business streams report VAT accurately and all VAT liabilities are accounted for at the right time.
  • Dealing with HMRC enquiries and audits as appropriate and keeping them informed of any new business developments at Tesco. This includes sharing with them the necessary information to demonstrate how VAT is being managed.
  • Providing VAT training to the business to ensure teams are aware of the VAT issues relevant to their part of the business.
  • Monitoring changes in case law, legislation and regulations and communicating changes to the business to ensure that these are factored into new and existing initiatives.

You will need

  • Experience working within a large UK head quartered group or in a big 4 within the profession to UK plc clients
  • Detailed knowledge of UK VAT law
  • Accountancy and/or Tax professional qualification

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work! These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme 
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want

Click here to read more about the benefits we have available for our colleagues

About us

Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is ‘Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day’. Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers. It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of and for the planet.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings. We're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities. We're a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you. Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

We have recently announced that we will be moving towards a more blended working week – combining office and remote working. Our offices will continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate. Please talk to us to about how this can work for you.

NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

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