Lead Indirect Tax Analyst

Colt Technology Services

Lisbon, Portuguese areas, Portugal
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11 February 2024

At Colt, we provide world-class network and voice connectivity across Europe, Asia and North America’s largest business hubs. We’ve been specialists in our field for nearly three decades – and we’ve won awards for being a technology innovator and pioneer. We go above and beyond to deliver extraordinary connections to help our customers succeed, and we have the industry leading net promoter score (NPS) to prove it.

Reports to: Indirect Tax Manager

Location: Spain and Portugal

Work set up: Hybrid

Role Purpose

The primary responsibility of the role will be to manage Global VAT Compliance deliverables.

Right attitude towards process governance and controls. Review of Global VAT returns prepared by the Regional Finance Managers and our external advisors.

The candidate will also handle statutory/internal audits and reporting requirements to both internal and external stakeholders. Supporting the business with advisory is desirable but not essential.

Key accountabilities

-Assist Indirect Tax Manager with Business’ Tax queries desirable but not essential
-Coordinate Compliance deliverables within the team based in the FSSC India
-Carry-out monthly/ quarterly/ annual variance analysis.
-Handle statutory/ internal audit and support VAT audits.
-Drive process Governance within the VAT team
-Identify and implement process improvement opportunities.
-Identify and timely escalate potential issues to the Reporting Manager.
-Support such other projects as may be assigned from time to time.
-VAT Advisory preferable but not essential

Role specific requirements

-Between 4-7 years’ work experience handling European and UK VAT Compliance (ie. preparation, review, reconciliation, support with business queries, etc).
-Prior working experience in VAT Advisory.
-Must be able to work with a high deal of accuracy.
-Analytical bend of mind.
-Good written and verbal communication, as well as presentation skills.
-Should be able to relate to multi-cultural European customers.
-Ability to work under significant pressure and commitment to meet stringent timelines.
-Must possess the skills to work cross-functionally, identify best practices and ensure standardisation.
-Keen to take up extra responsibilities.
-Mind-set of excellent process execution and continuous improvement.
-Good command of Word, Excel and Power Point.
-Must be inquisitive, open to learning and keen to pursue any opportunity for self-development.
It would be desirable:

-Newly or Part qualified Chartered Accountant
-Knowledge of Data Analytics tools such as PowerBI or Alteryx.

What we offer

Colt is a growing business that is investing in its people. We offer skill development, learning pathways and accreditation to help our people perform at their best, regardless of role and location. The company supports diversity and inclusion in the workplace and has signed Diversity Charter.

In addition to offering competitive salaries and incentive plans, a range of benefits and local rewards packages are offered to staff. Colt recognises the importance of a work life balance.

Some benefit examples are:

-Hybrid set up
-Pension fund
-Two days annually to spend on volunteering opportunities
-Medical and life insurance
-Full time standard working hours
-Meal vouchers 
-Flexible benefits scheme
-Access to a virtual business school for on-going learning
-Business mentoring
-International environment with employees from more than 35 different nationalities

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