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VAT Senior / Manager – Belfast


  • Ulster
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 22/11/2017
  • Aimee Ward
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Do you have superb technical skills and detailed knowledge of UK and European VAT legislation and case law?


  • Do you have superb technical skills and detailed knowledge of UK and European VAT legislation and case law?
  • Are you currently working abroad and missing friends and family in Ireland?
  • Are you interested in joining a firm that delivers award winning training and opportunities for career progression?

Whatever your reason is for wanting to look for a new job, joining our Belfast VAT department may be the best next step for your career in Tax.


We have opportunities for both qualified Seniors and Managers to join our VAT department in our Belfast Tax practice.

We ideally need you to have the following on your CV:

  • A relevant tax, legal or accountancy qualification
  • Superb technical skills and detailed knowledge of UK and European VAT legislation and case law.
  • Minimum of three years in a professional Tax/VAT environment
  • Experience of trade and customs issues would be an advantage

Your work will be varied. Below will be some of your core responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for a portfolio of both UK and international clients
  • Liaising with clients and advising on all relevant VAT issues including interacting with relevant tax authorities on clients behalf
  • Responsibility for training and mentoring trainees
  • Providing VAT support to Directors and Partners on tax advisory and tax compliance projects
  • Preparing detailed research on VAT technical issues

We offer more than just a career opportunity:

  • Relocation assistance for those looking to move home to Ireland
  • A thriving sports and social community
  • An in-house award winning team of training specialists who will help you achieve your career goals.


With 400 tax professionals and 30 partners, KPMG in Ireland is the largest and most successful tax advisory firm. Working closely with colleagues across the tax practice, our indirect tax team comprises over 50 professionals and 4 VAT Partners. 

KPMG is the advisor of choice amongst 40 percent of the top 200 companies in Ireland. Our clients range from dynamic and fast growing family businesses to individuals, partnerships and publicly quoted companies.

KPMG tax professionals have an unrivalled understanding of business and industry issues, adding real value to tax based decision making.

KPMG have world class experience in all key specialist areas. The reputation of our tax practice is built upon the quality of our work, the creativity of our people and our ability to provide independent, expert and appropriate advice. 

Hard work is rewarded at KPMG:

We offer excellent remuneration packages at all levels. At Senior level the package includes an extremely competitive base salary, paid overtime, and a KPMG flexible benefits package.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Creating an inclusive culture where all our people achieve their potential is fundamental to our business. In addition, our employees have the option to avail of our flexible working policies/intelligent working arrangements. To learn more about diversity at KPMG, click here.


If you are interested in the above role, please submit a CV via the apply button. If you have any specific queries on the role, please contact Laura White on 01 700 4466

For an interactive insight into life at KPMG, make sure to follow us on social media! We can be found on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat at the following handle-  @KPMGCareersIRL.

By clicking apply to this role your application will not only be considered for this position but your details will be stored on our database and may be considered for similar future positions that may arise. This means that the personal data contained in your application and provided to KPMG as part of the application process may be retained by us for up to 2 years from the date of your application and you hereby agree to that. If you do not wish your details to be stored on our recruitment database please email KPMG stating this and we will ensure that such information is not stored other than for the purposes of this application

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