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Graduate Tax Trainee Role

Meridian Global Services
Tallaght, Dublin 24
Not Disclosed
Permanent | Full Time
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Job Description

Meridian Global Services is an International Financial Services Company providing a range of International VAT compliance and consulting services to clients worldwide. With over 400 employees operating in all major countries, Meridian has grown into a global leader in international VAT advisory services and end-to-end expense management solutions.


Tax Trainee Role 

Due to the expansion of our business, we are now seeking to recruit a graduate as international Indirect Tax (VAT) Trainees.  This position is suited to an individual who is interested in pursuing a career in indirect tax.  

 Overview of Role 

As an indirect tax trainee you will be on a career path that will see you progress to working with your own portfolio of international corporate clients, ultimately becoming a professional in your field.  The company will provide you with the relevant coaching, skills, training and support for your career development.  Your duties and responsibilities will include the following:


  • Develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of EU VAT legislation and its application across multiple member states
  • Provide VAT consulting advice and practical assistance to clients on a wide variety of international VAT issues
  • Provide technical advice when dealing with international VAT registrations and compliance issues
  • Research and interpret EU legislation.
  • Prepare advice to clients
  • Manage and monitor changes in EU VAT laws/regulations



Skills & Experience 

  • Fluent (written & spoken) English
  • 3rd Level Qualification; Business, Finance/Accounting, Law
  • Ambitious and want to pursue a career in VAT / Indirect Tax
  • Responsible and commercially aware – build a successful career in business
  • Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities.  Ability to deliver and implement solutions
  • Ability to work independently and own initiative
  • Ability to develop skills to manage multiple client relationships
  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal, organisational and communication skills essential
  • Excellent computer skills, Excel and Word

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