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Wayfair Indirect Tax Manager - Europe in Galway, Ireland

<p><strong>Indirect Tax Manager, Europe</strong></p>

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<p><strong>Who we are:</strong></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Our European tax team is responsible for the core tax processes and systems that run Wayfair. Finance at Wayfair is tasked with delivering clean, accurate and fast financial information in a way that maximizes our business impact efficiently, with an acceptable level of risk. We own the accuracy, structuring and availability of the financial &amp; tax data that powers Wayfair's data-driven and cost-conscious culture.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We are recruiting an Indirect Tax Manager, Europe to provide comprehensive VAT compliance in a fast growing, high volume driven business. You’ll be working as part of a committed European Accounting &amp; Tax Function to ensure accurate and timely compliance reporting.  </span></p>

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<p><strong>Who you are:</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"><br></span><span style="font-weight: 400;">We’re looking for somebody ambitious to adapt and grow in their career, who can collaborate effectively with their immediate team and our wider Finance organisation. You’ll likely have a Technical Tax or Accounting background and have experience with VAT in an international environment (covering multiple countries) and experience with typical financial controls in publicly traded companies. You will be innovative, analytical and strive for continuous improvements in your daily tasks. You will also enjoy working as part of an international team and&nbsp; multicultural environment, and be adept in effectively communicating with a range of people and teams.&nbsp;</span></p>

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<p><strong>What you’ll do:</strong></p>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Responsible for preparing, reviewing and/or arranging for the timely &amp; accurate submission of VAT returns together with other VAT compliance related matters (e.g. Intrastats, EC Sales Lists) for the European entities.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate with the business and financial operations group as to the proper VAT accounting on purchases and sales.&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Pursue a data quality culture requiring minimal corrections.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Document VAT related processes &amp; Controls.&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Bring an analytical mindset to current processes and drive forward continuous improvement</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work closely with Finance Engineers to improve automation of VAT Reporting</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Manage VAT inbox and tickets which supports suppliers and Wayfair internal teams in relation to VAT &amp; compliance queries.&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Participate in VAT audits and liaise with external auditors.&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Stay abreast of regulatory changes in all the different jurisdictions Wayfair operates in.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Manage and develop direct reports</span></li>

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<p><strong>What you’ll need:</strong></p>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Qualification in Tax or Accounting, 2+ years industry experience in a similar role&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience of international accounting and reporting requirements US GAAP a plus.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Change agent who consistently challenges the status quo and drives improvements to processes, controls and systems.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Comfortable managing and analysing large volumes of data</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience of financial control requirements, such as SOX requirements in the US.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong interpersonal skills and a proven ability to operate and influence at management level.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience in managing direct reports is a plus.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Excellent documentation and communication skills; fluent in English, written and verbal.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to work with tight deadlines.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proven ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment.</span></li>

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<p>&nbsp;</p><div class="content-conclusion"><p><strong>About Wayfair Inc.</strong></p>

<p>Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.</p>

<p>No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.</p></div>

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