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Indirect Tax Analyst

Employer
Burberry
Location
Leeds, United Kingdom
Closing date
8 Apr 2024

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Function
Finance
Level
Manager

Job Details



At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

As an Indirect Tax Analyst at Burberry, you'll work closely with the wider Tax and Finance teams to ensure that our regulatory indirect tax submissions (mainly sales taxes and excise taxes) for the US and Canada are completed accurately and to deadlines as per the relevant US and Canadian tax authorities. You'll also be responsible for analysing data and producing reporting around indirect tax processes for senior stakeholders.

This Indirect Tax Analyst role is offered on a full time, permanent basis and will be based in our Queen Street, Leeds office for 2 days per week.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supporting the timely completion of key deliverables e.g Indirect Tax returns, Intrastat processes and returns
  • Preparing information to support indirect tax refund claims and tax authority audit/information requests while working to mitigate any tax assessments and penalties
  • Extracting, analysing and inputting data required to produce reports around Indirect Tax reporting and reclaim processes
  • Supporting the development of documentation and processes for the Indirect Tax Processing team, identifying opportunities to improve efficiencies and controls around indirect tax processes
  • Showing awareness of best practice Indirect Tax processing concepts, technology and methodologies and ensuring these are implemented at Burberry where possible
  • Responding to ad hoc queries as required, prioritising work effectively to ensure that these are responded to on a timely basis
  • Providing support to the wider Indirect Tax Processing and Statutory Accounting team when needed


PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Some experience working within finance, specifically tax
  • Studying towards or interest in studying towards a professional tax or accounting qualification (ACA, CA, CTA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Proven Excel skills covering pivots, VLookups and Macros
  • Understands the ability of technology to drive efficiencies and enhance service delivery, ideally experience with Extract, Transform, Load tools such as Alteryx and other software such as PowerBI
  • Capable of analysing relevant information, identifying key issues and communicating findings clearly
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Excellent time management, planning and organisational skills
  • Resilient, self-motivated & positive
  • Independent worker with a proactive approach to problem solving
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to deliver under pressure and handle multiple priorities and operational demands




Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

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