Basildon, Essex or London

Indirect Tax Accountant

London or Basildon based
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
12-month fixed term contract

If you are an experienced Tax Accounting Specialist with international experience, then we want to hear from you!

Join us to help improve peoples’ lives and make healthcare better for everyone!

Why Pharmanovia?

Pharmanovia is a dynamic, fast-growing international pharmaceutical company with a portfolio of over 20 brands across more than 140 markets. Our mission is to improve patient health globally through the revitalisation of niche, tried-and-trusted medicines.

Since its inception in 2013, Pharmanovia has grown consistently year on year, focusing on delivering high-quality branded prescription medicines to patients, prescribers and healthcare providers across the world. Our growth has enabled the company to reinvest in its products, brands, people, and to give back to its communities. A people business with a strong, supportive culture that encourages innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, our team comprises over 250 employees and 29 nationalities, operating from offices in the UK, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, U.A.E., India, Singapore, Italy, and South Korea.

We are an agile and imaginative global specialty pharma business and a preferred partner for innovator pharma companies, instigating a paradigm shift in the life cycle management of iconic medicines. We seek to extensively engage with clinical communities to communicate product improvements and prioritise environmental, social, and governance considerations across the business and workforce.

Pharmanovia’s therapeutic areas include Cardiovascular, Oncology, Endocrinology and Neurology.

About the role:

Reporting directly into the Group Indirect Tax Manager you will work closely with all the relevant business departments assisting with the day-to-day management of international VAT and customs compliance, improving the efficiency and effectiveness of our core processes and controls related to indirect tax and providing indirect tax advice to the business in relation to new transactions and projects. This role is offered on a 12-month fixed term contract basis and ideally we are looking for candidates who can start immediately.

  • Aggregating data required to be submitted for numerous VAT registrations worldwide
  • Ensuring VAT returns, supplementary declarations, EC sales lists etc. are filed accurately and on time
  • Maintaining a schedule of VAT touchpoints in each jurisdiction and monitoring the impact of any changes
  • Ensuring compliance of current UK VAT returns and development of future returns in line with MTD guidelines
  • Reconciliation and review of nominal ledgers relating to VAT 
  • Reviewing of overseas VAT/GST/Sales taxes
  • VAT registrations and managing reclaims/strategic registrations
  • Maintaining required records for indirect tax in line with legislative requirements
  • Providing ad-hoc indirect tax advice to colleagues in the business

About you:

  • Proven experience in international VAT and customs
  • Strong academic background
  • Excellent IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft packages including Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint
  • The ability to explain financial information clearly
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of Sage X3 and SAP would be advantageous
  • People management skills and the ability to collaborate and build relationships

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary plus bonus and rewards package including holiday, health & wellbeing program, employee recognition awards, social events, pension scheme and hybrid working.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

Apply now and become part of our team

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