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Director, International Indirect Tax Advisory

Requisition ID:  4154

Each one of us brings something different to Vistra, working as one team to deliver the right solution.That’s why our clients choose to work with us – the power of our combined skills makes us unstoppable.Vistra offers a unique platform for our clients and our people to seize the world of opportunities.At the heart of everything we do are our core values:Committing to clients, Working as ONE Vistra, Empowering people and Doing the Right thing.

Why Vistra

At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency.

We support our clients over six sectors: Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Corporate, Company Formation and Private Wealth and deliver value across three service lines:

  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Advisory and Transaction Support
  • Finance, Accounting and Administration


We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world.

You can also check out our LinkedIn Life page and our About us page to get a sense of Vistra’s culture and our values.

So, what do you think? If you are excited about working with us and think you can get the job done but not quite sure if you meet all the requirements 100%, we want to encourage you to give it a try OR have an informal chat with one of our Talent Acquisition representatives.  


Our opportunity for you:


Have/Are you you working in a Tax Advisory position that lacks diversity and new opportunities to grow? 


Vistra is currently recruiting for a Director, International Indirect Tax Advisory to join a busy, thriving team that are growing immensely. This is a genuine international Tax Advisory role that has significant scope for professional and career progression. 

As an organisation, Vistra delivery advisory services to a wide range of international clients, ranging from household names to smaller firms. This individual would be accountable for the delivery of Global Indirect International Tax products and Solutions to Vistra's client around the globe, within a well-established, supportive and highly collaborative tax advisory team. 

Key responsibilities will include (But not limited to):

•    The position is an advisory role in which international indirect tax support and information is delivered to clients in order for them to manage their transactions and business operations in an efficient and compliant manner from an indirect tax perspective. 
•    Research and prepare advice and services across multiple jurisdictions on core international consumption tax areas to cover VAT, GST, JCT and similar tax regimes across the globe. 
•    Manage delivery of international indirect advice across multiple countries, business divisions and clients
•    Provide advice within a team environment on indirect tax and business matters for clients in a range of industries including digital services, product manufacturing and pharmaceuticals 
•    Carry out supply chain and operational analysis and advise on indirect tax efficient trading arrangements
•    Provide Tax Authority audit support and assist in the preparation of data, supporting documents and applicable correspondence, to be sent to tax authorities conducting tax reviews, enquiries and audits 
•    Assist in simplifying complicated and inter-related technical issues into digestible and understandable client action plans – for example, supply chain analysis 
•    To attend meetings and conference calls with clients and prospective clients in order to discuss potentially complex technical areas of indirect tax, or to promote the services of the Indirect Tax function at Vistra.
•    Liaise with internal and external client resources to effectively handover to the Indirect Tax Compliance team any positions that they would need to be aware of in order to complete the Indirect Tax returns for clients in the appropriate way.
•    Support the Director in identifying and communicating relevant changes in legislation and policy which will impact Vistra’s clients from an Indirect Tax perspective, through team meetings and marketing tools such as blogs and webinars.
•    Coverage of core international indirect tax and concepts, including:
                                 o    VAT, GST and other transactional based taxes (inc. Customs)
                                 o    Tax efficient supply chain reviews
                                 o    Technical analysis of transactions
                                 o    Registration and de-registrations
                                 o    Indirect tax compliance reviews
                                 o    Indirect tax examinations and audits
                                 o    Import/export taxes and duties 
                                 o    Country reports
                                 o    Brexit

•    Strong track record of advising on technical Indirect Tax matters in a client based environment
•    Global based Indirect Tax Advisory experience 
•    Proactive and self-motivated, professional and commercial outlook
•    Capable of working under pressure and with minimal supervision
•    ACA/CTA/ATT qualification is desirable although not essential depending on experience.


If you would like to join an exciting and vibrant organisation, where you will work closely with other talented people, be supported in your professional development, and share our passion and our values, please apply today.


Join US!

Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the world. It’s the same to you.

Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra!




Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We’re passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Vistra.We believe that everyone is equal and unique, and by embracing diversity it makes us better company.This creates an environment where anyone, from any background, can do their best work; Vistra is for the ambitious, the entrepreneurial, the bold.


Bristol, ENG, GB, BS1 6FL

Department:  Advisory (B401009)

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