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Global Indirect Taxes - Compliance Lead

Global Indirect Taxes – Compliance Team Lead

As our Global Indirect Taxes, Team lead you will be responsible for delivery of all VAT and related statistical returns across Europe; and Sales & Use tax compliance across the US for the Primark Group
This role reports into our Global Indirect Taxes – Senior Manager and is based in our Dublin Head Office.

What's involved?
  • Lead and develop the group’s Indirect Tax compliance team based centrally in Dublin.
  • Deliver the timely submission of indirect tax returns and statistical returns.
  • Manage the Indirect Tax cashflow for the group by ensuring all payments and refunds are made in a timely manner.
  • Work with the Indirect Tax advisory team on new systems implementation to assess the impact on the compliance function.
  • Develop a culture of continuous improvement to bring efficiencies to processes and technology, improve ways of working and enhance controls.
  • Manage relationships with the group’s external co-source partner for Indirect Taxes, including responsibility for Indirect Tax compliance budget.
  • Responsible for ensuring indirect taxes are correctly accounted for within the group’s finance system for each reporting period.
  • Working with FP&A to ensure cashflow projections for indirect taxes are accurate on a monthly basis.
  • Support with any tax audits across all jurisdictions, including attendance at meetings where relevant.
  • Support wider tax team initiatives which may have relevance to indirect taxes.
  • Ad hoc involvement with indirect tax planning and advisory projects for the group.

What are we looking for?
  • Accounting qualification desirable (ACCA, ACA, CPA or equivalent).
  • Tax qualification desirable (AITI).
  • 3+ years relevant PQE (preferably in a retail environment).
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) - need to communicate to all levels within the business.
  • Strong planning and organisation skills, ability to plan and prioritise work schedule and work within agreed timescales.
  • Commercial awareness with ability to demonstrate a sound knowledge of wider business factors.
  • Have strong financial and analytical acumen as well as excellent Project Management and communication skills.
  • European language skills an advantage.
  • Demonstrate initiative with strong work ethic.
  • Self-motivated, proactive, ability to ensure tasks are finalised to strict deadlines.
  • MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Oracle experience an advantage


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