Eastman Chemical: VAT Analyst

Do you want to work in a dynamic international team where no day is the same? Are you looking for a challenging environment where you can work on your personal development every day? And are you or do you want to become a VAT specialist for no less than 18 countries? Welcome to Eastman Chemical…

This is Eastman Chemical

Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Our market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2015 revenues of approximately $9.6 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 15,000 people around the world.

This is the Role

As a VAT Analyst at Eastman Chemical you will be responsible for making sure our VAT Compliance process is dealt with accurately. You will be preparing, analyzing, executing internal controls and submitting VAT returns and Intrastat reports. As a specialist in VAT you will provide advice to internal stakeholders and will help maintaining the overall tax control framework. You will provide cross functional trainings and will be regularly in contact with different tax authorities.

A dynamic role where no day will be the same where you will be challenged intellectually as well as personally and where there is enough room to develop to a VAT Specialist with international knowledge.

This is who you are

You are a pro-active, process-oriented, independent and entrepreneurial professional. You have a positive and can-do attitude and you enjoy working in a very international team. You are experienced in complex international supply chains and eagerly embrace the VAT complexity. You enjoy working in VAT Compliance and like to participate in projects at the same time.

You have a continuous improvement and learning mindset. Your analytical skills and financial acumen enable you to assess the impact of business and regulatory changes fast and evaluate the effect of the changes in VAT Compliance. You advise the different stakeholders where necessary. You are a versatile self-starter, able to engage others.

This is what you bring

  • Bachelor in Fiscal Economy, Fiscal Law or similar is required;
  • Willing to work in VAT Compliance;
  • 2/3 years of relevant work experience;
  • Able to apply changes in regulations into VAT Compliance;
  • Experienced in direct communication with Tax authorities, both written and orally
  • Fluency in Dutch and English is required, both verbal and written.

This is what we offer

Our spirit of innovation and collaboration along with our diversified business line creating challenges and opportunities for growth is what makes Eastman a great place to build a career. Here, you can find opportunities to grow professionally, competitive salaries, outstanding benefits, and a global work environment.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.


For further information about this position please contact Jasper Meester via +31646277627 or click HERE.


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