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VAT Specialist Accountant EMEA - Remote or Office Based in Sheffield, United Kingdom at Pall

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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Job ID: PAL003151

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

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EMEA lead for VAT and other indirect tax compliance (e.g. Intrastat & EC Sales reporting).  This will include reviewing and advising on VAT flows, acting as SAP lead for VAT compliance, and supporting VAT/indirect tax audits.  In addition, this role will include the completion of the statutory and tax filings for Pall International Sarl, our EMEA Headquarters entity.

Role and Duties:

• Advice to the business, utilising external advisors where required, for VAT compliance including identifying and advising on VAT risks for supply chain scenarios involving multiple countries.
• Review of existing VAT configuration in SAP and work with IT to deliver improvements where possible.
• Project lead for MTD reporting in the UK and any similar implementations in other EMEA countries.
• Ownership of VAT related data in the ERP systems.
• Subject matter expert for Intrastat and EC Sales reporting.
• Key contact for all VAT and Indirect Tax audits.
• Work with Trade Compliance Team to ensure processes are followed for duties and tariffs.
• Completion of statutory accounts and internal tax packages for Pall International Sarl.
• Provision of information for external audit, internal audit and SOX compliance reviews.
• Adherence to SOX controls processes.

Job Requirements


• Multi-country VAT, Indirect tax and statutory experience from previous roles.
• Ability to advise on VAT treatment for EU and export supply chain flows involving multiple countries.
• Qualified accountant.
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
• Working knowledge of SAP.
• Ability to drive change and work with Senior Management.
• Ability to explain complex VAT requirements in a non-technical manner to non-Finance associates.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
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