Tax Analyst R5613

Tax Brighton, United Kingdom


The EMEA Compliance Development team is part of the Global Returns Services (GRS) organisation at Avalara. The team is located across 5 European countries and our mission statement is as follows:

“We sponsor compliant delivery in GRS EMEA by balancing technical expertise, business interest and managed risk. We enable the discovery and release of new, expanded, and acquired compliance solutions into GRS delivery.”

This entry position into the EMEA Compliance Development team covers a view of various aspects of the GRS business. The aim of this role is to build the next generation of compliance knowledgeable staff in the EMEA GRS team. The role will give the right candidate a good exposure of compliance reporting areas over a 2-year program, with the aim to progress into a Senior VAT Specialist role on exiting the program.

Job Duties:

  • Compliance knowledge development.

  • Build understanding of different compliance offerings and delivery of these solutions within GRS

  • Follow training rotation within GRS functions and teams

  • Attend regular tax/VAT technical training and pass related exams (where applicable)

  • Compliance Delivery

  • Build knowledge of Tax/VAT compliance across registrations, filings, notice handling, add-on services (e.g. audit support, tax notice resolution service)

  • Support country specialists/leads with specific execution tasks

Qualifications:

  • Must show a strong interest in building a career in compliance reporting

  • Must be a critical and independent thinker, with good judgement, problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Must be committed to learning and continuously developing compliance knowledge areas

  • Must be highly collaborative and be able to thrive in a team environment

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, but entry without a degree is acceptable

  • Ability to speak another European language is preferred

About Avalara:

We're building cloud-based tax compliance solutions to handle every transaction in the world. Imagine every transaction you make — every tank of fuel, cup of coffee, or pair of shoes, every movie ticket, meal kit, or streamed song, every sensor-to-sensor ping. Nearly every time you make a purchase, physical or digital, there's an accompanying unique and nuanced tax compliance calculation.

The logic behind calculating taxes — the rules, rates, and boundaries — is a global, layered, three-dimensional mess of complexity, with compliance dictated by governments and applied by every business, every day.

Avalara works with businesses of all sizes, all over the world — from corner stores to gigantic global retailers — to calculate tax accurately and automatically, at speeds measured in milliseconds. That's a massive technical challenge, in terms of scale, reliability, and complexity, and we do it better than anyone.

That's why we're growing fast. Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and around the world, in EMEA, Brazil, Canada, India, and the U.K.

Equal Opportunities: 

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, or any other factor protected by law.

Reasonable Accommodation:

Avalara is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities. Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can follow this process outlined when applying for a position: Please provide your name and contact information to our recruitment team at [email protected]

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Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.