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Senior VAT Analyst

Senior VAT Analyst

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Amazon UK Services Ltd.
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Job Description

We’re looking for an energetic and enthusiastic analyst to join us at the heart of our VAT team. Amazon's diverse internet business requires VAT filings in a number of jurisdictions across Europe, and the Amazon VAT compliance team has a requirement for a VAT analyst to join the current well established team and support with the continued and dynamic growth of the business.


Working within the current compliance team:
• Prepare and submit VAT returns, in particular for electronically supplied services (ESS)
• To assist with queries from Amazon businesses relating to VAT returns
• To support the implementation of new jurisdictions for ESS
• Preparation and review of month-end account reconciliations
• Audit support, data analysis and similar
• Business and Accounting Team Support including supporting existing groups such as; Finance Operations and Accounting
• Lead cross functional projects and process improvements
• Support business growth and on boarding of new companies and entities

Basic Qualifications

• Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
• A strong desire to exceed expectations
• Organised and methodical with strong attention to detail.
• Strong MS Excel skills
• Good communication and personal skills with a hands-on attitude.
• The ability to take ownership of their work, initiate and implement change and demonstrate a problem solving approach.
• Able to work to tight deadlines, and under pressure

Preferred Qualifications

• Demonstrable work experience working in a finance function
• Part-qualified CIMA ,ACCA, ACA, AAT or similar credentials preferred
• Relevant accounting experience
• Experience of compliance in other European jurisdictions advantageous