Assistant VAT Specialist

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1369918

 Job Description

Terex are delighted to announce that we are recruiting for an Assistant VAT Specialist for our expanding Global Business Services site in Lurgan. This is an excellent entry level opportunity to join a dynamic and growing Tax team within a global organisation.

Position Overview

The GBS Business Tax Team provides VAT support to multiple Terex entities.  This position is a technical assistant role with study support.  Working alongside the VAT Specialist they will be responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely submission of VAT, Intrastat and EC Sales reports on a monthly and quarterly basis.  Due to the large volumes of data strong analytical skills are essential.


  • Carry out data analysis to ensure that the VAT-related information in Terex’s ERP systems is complete and accurate.
  • Support the preparation and submission of accurate VAT returns, Intrastat reports and EC Sales Listings for Terex entities within set deadlines.
  • Ensure that VAT payments/refunds are made/received on a timely basis.
  • Provide VAT and Intrastat audit support as required.
  • Providing support for responses to queries from government agencies and Terex entities regarding VAT.
  • Support the submission of foreign VAT claims.
  • Participate in initiatives to improve current VAT processes and any other projects that may arise in the Indirect tax area.
  • Supporting the Tax Accountant with year-end audit.
  • Supporting the annual Senior Accounting Officer review.

Essential experience and qualifications 

  • A-level or equivalent.
  • Strong MS Office skills, particularly MS Excel.

Desirable though not essential

  • VAT Experience would be desirable though not essential.
  • Working towards a tax or accountancy qualification
  • Experience of working with large volumes of financial data.


  • Unquestionable ethics and integrity with a high degree of transparency and trust.
  • Strong personal work ethic.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Clear and effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Works well as a team member, actively listens and is responsive to others.
  • Relentless in achieving results in a dynamic, changing, and demanding environment.


  • Ability to travel occasionally to meet business objectives

Must be a team player able to demonstrate strong customer focus with the energy, drive and commitment to successfully work through any and all issues and objectives related to this role and that of the overall team. 

We reserve the right to enhance our selection criteria at the short listing stage, if required 

Closing date for receipt of all completed applications will be 12 noon Monday 12th November 2018.

The successful candidate will be offered an attractive package plus long term career opportunities and personal development opportunities. You will also receive an extended benefits package to include life assurance, pension, Healthcare among others.

TEREX is an equal opportunity employer and appointments are based on merit. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services.  The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world.  Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community.  Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact.  The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship.  It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University.  Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers.  It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector.  Terex is a place where you can work and grow.  Come talk to us!