Senior VAT Manager

O2 Telefonica

It matters to us that Team Virgin Media O2 is as diverse as the communities we serve. 

We’re aware that we need more diversity in our senior leadership roles, so we welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. 

Whoever you are, Virgin Media O2 has a place for you. 

Come join us.


Location(s): Reading/Slough/Hammersmith/Leeds/Bradford



About the role

To support management of the complex VAT requirements of the Virgin Media and O2 joint venture.


Key Responsibilities

  • Oversight of the current Virgin Media VAT compliance function (currently outsourced). Including the preparation, submission, and payment of Virgin Media’s VAT returns.
  • Oversight of the joint venture’s non-UK VAT compliance
  • Provide VAT support to the business  on new products/services and projects.
  • Ensure existing VAT positions are retained and/or maximised.
  • Support on aligning legacy Virgin Media and O2 VAT positions and processes.


What We Need from You:

Essential Skills:

  • Chartered Accountant, Chartered Tax Advisor or equivalent
  • Proven VAT experience



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We’re looking to pay a great compensation package (depending on experience) for this position. We also offer plenty of extras to sweeten the deal, which could include things like bonuses, life assurance cover, health care and lots of flexible benefits.  

Also, every employee has their personal development supported with a LinkedIn learning account; plus other role specific learning available through our award-winning digital learning platform – O2 Campus. 

We also believe a great work-life balance is important, so we’re open to considering flexible working arrangements. Like to know more, feel free to raise it.  

Join us and we’ll encourage you to be bold every day. So take a deep breath, your career is about to go to exciting new places. 

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