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Job Description

Role: Indirect Tax Analyst
Location: Maidenhead, UK (from May Wokingham, UK)
GCF: 24

The EMEA VAT Organization has responsibility for providing compliance, advisory services, business analytics and reporting in 22 countries across the Consumer EAME region. Johnson & Johnson Consumer EAME has sales of over $ 4 billion and sells approximately 100 different brands.

This role is an integral part of the EMEA VAT Organization and is an outstanding opportunity for a Tax analyst to join a multinational company as J&J.

The role is responsible for timely and accurate preparation and submission of the countries’ Indirect Tax return.

Key Responsibilities:

Process responsibilities:

  • Ensuring VAT postings are correct.
  • The above includes working closely with the VAT team in Prague to identify and correct tax postings errors.
  • To assist with responding to queries on VAT accounting.
  • Complete master data for new material codes
  • Complete forms to ensure that master data set ups for VAT are correct.
  • Prepare miscellaneous VAT reconciliations and follow up outstanding items;
  • To assist with VAT reports, VAT return submission and analysis.
  • Management of the month/quarter/year end financial close process and taking care of issues as they arise;
  • Assisting with Ad Hoc projects or tasks when required.

Compliance Monitoring

  • Ensure strong internal controls are in place, in order to achieve “adequate” internal and external audit ratings.
  • Accurate and timely month-end reporting. Meet all corporate and regional deadlines.
Scope of Role:

To carry out all monthly VAT compliance tasks for several J&J entities including analytical VAT transaction-code reviews, preparation and posting of the VAT journals, as well as performing Balance Sheet accounts reconciliations.

Job Requirements
  • Trainee accountant with a minimum of 2 years financial experience.
  • Fluent English essential.
  • Other languages within the EAME region advantageous.

Experience Required:

  • Work experience in a financial environment, including some exposure to VAT and SAP.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Takes personal responsibility for delivering results
  • Sense of Urgency:
  • Quickly assimilates and digests information
  • Works to keep updated on the Tax legislation
  • Seeks opportunities to learn and grow professionally
  • Accepts responsibility for and learns from his/her own mistakes
  • Works effectively with people that have diverse styles, talents, and ideas
  • Demonstrates ability to work with teams and individuals
  • Appreciates and uses constructive criticism
  • Listens effectively and remains open to other’s ideas
  • Contributes to teamwork across the organization

Primary Location
United Kingdom-England-Wokingham-
J&J Consumer Services EMAE., Ltd (8675)
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