VAT Manager (part time) - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom



Monthly UK group VAT return, monthly UK joint venture VAT return, Quarterly UK company VAT return

– Review, sign-off and online submissions

  • Must include a review of ALL invoices with 0% VAT
  • Must include a review of ALL invoices from UK registered suppliers in non-GBP currencies
  • FX analysis
  • Mobile phone analysis
  • (The above items are additional requirements per specific arrangements with HMRC)

Quarterly EC Sales List obligations

Preparation for / compliance with Making Tax Digital

Assisting sister companies with VAT issues

Monitor Intrastat obligations

Monitor and manage VAT related Senior Accounting Officer relevant Controls

Monitor Inward Processing/Importation reliefs

Monitor and manage the VAT registration status of our legal entities / VAT Grouping

Internal controls reporting (SOX etc)

Monitor monthly MMS reports (Imports and Exports)

Manage relationship with HMRC

  • VAT Audits
  • Maintaining KBR’s “Low Risk” assessment
  • Error notifications/voluntary disclosures


Advise the business on VAT treatment of potential bids, new agreements, existing agreements (this includes Framework agreements, work orders, call-offs and novation) in the UK, Europe and elsewhere Requests generally come from the Corporate Tax team where they will incorporate the VAT comments into the Tax memo or other advice. Other requests may come directly from the business and may involve review of contracts and/or meetings with deal team].

Advice / liaison with finance staff at UK joint ventures

Liaison with finance staff / external advisers outside the UK

Ad Hoc day-to-day queries from the business

Support Project Accountants – including training requirements

Support KBR Transaction Centre functions (Dubai and Chennai) – assess training requirements and conduct where required

Act as key internal contact to support third party consultants with maximising claims for obtaining refunds of input VAT incurred overseas, where possible.

Keep up to date to changes to VAT legislation, case law and HMRC guidance/interpretation

Manage relationships with UK external advisers (EY)

Assist the tax team with tax planning, tax audits and other projects as required.


Thorough knowledge of UK VAT legislation

Experience dealing with overseas VAT issues.

Skillful at building and developing professional relationships

Good team player

Strong communication skills – able to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of management.

Ability to work independently

Proactive and well organised

Proficient with Microsoft office.

Able to effectively prioritise competing demands in a fast paced environment.

Professional tax, accounting, or legal qualification.


Working knowledge of SAP

Prior experience in an Indirect function within a multinational business.

Job: Tax

Primary Location: GB-ENG-Leatherhead

Req ID: 1081275