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Spanish Speaking - EMEA Vat Analyst

Requisition ID 12849 
Position Type FT Permanent 
Recruiter #LI-OO1 
Posting Type LI 

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 25,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry


Kerry Business Service Centre (KBSC) is based in Charleville, Co Cork and manages the financial processes for Kerry EMEA. The Centre has grown to become highly efficient and consistent in delivering financial end to end process optimisation for sites across Europe. Our multilingual and customer focused employees concentrate on supplying cost effective, compliant and value add services to ensure sustainable growth for Kerry. Here in KBS (Kerry Business Services), we work alongside our site colleagues to support the following services; Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Site Support, MDM, Finance and Inter-Company invoice processing.


The successful candidate will be working with the EMEA Indirect Tax Team based in Kerry Business Services Centre in Charleville.

Your skills and experience:


  • You will be a Fluent Spanish speaker.
  • Prior experience with Spanish/EMEA VAT compliance is desirable not essential.
  • SAP systems knowledge an advantage, experience with other ERP systems will be considered.  
  • Excel experience, including V-look ups and pivot tables.  
  • Strong numeracy, organised work methodology and ability to work to deadlines.
  • You will be team player but capable of working independently on defined projects.
  • Able to identify opportunities to improve processes and use initiative to problem solve in a continuous excellence environment.
  • Good communication skills, an ability to converse with all levels and nationalities. 
The job will include:


  • Daily filing of reports on tax authority website.
  • Prepare to review stage periodic indirect tax returns and VAT General Ledger account reconciliations.
  • Prepare associated statistical returns e.g. Intrastat, EC Sales and similar.
  • Liaise with tax authorities on queries in relation to daily reporting.
  • Deal with VAT queries/workflows from the business under the guidance of the EMEA VAT Compliance team.
  • Produce / update process documentation. 
  • Ad hoc projects associated with indirect tax as needed.

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