EMEA Indirect Tax (VAT / Customs) Assistant Manager

Glencore is looking for support, please see below:

As VAT Specialist, you will be responsible for the VAT Accounting/VAT Compliance with particular focus on EMEA countries.

The main tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of, and ensuring timely and accurate completion and filing of, complex (foreign) VAT returns, Intrastat and EC Sales listing for countries with a VAT registration;
  • Review of Account Payables (AP) and Account Receivables (AR) invoices required for relief and recovery of VAT;
  • Ensure that VAT payments are made and received on time and any issues are dealt with;
  • Reconciliation of VAT ledger with VAT reports and VAT returns;
  • Support the management of the indirect tax aspects of external tax audits across EMEA;
  • Act as a point of contact for internal stakeholder and tax authorities, dealing with queries;
  • Ability to monitor changes in international VAT law and regulation and help the business to implement any changes necessary;
  • Provide ad hoc support to other VAT team members where required;

Qualifications and experience:

  • background in accounting or taxation
  • 2-3 years of work experience in dealing with European VAT issues
  • customs duties experience and awareness is preferable but not essential
  • experience in working with SAP and Excel

The ideal candidate is:

  • a team player with an independent and flexible work attitude
  • ready to adapt to international practices
  • confident in communicating with others
  • able to solve problems creatively and pragmatically
  • have strong analytical and numeracy skills
  • interested in VAT and wants to develop further in the field
  • excellent in English (corporate language) writing and speaking with the ability to present complex subject matter clearly. A second language (German) is of advantage.

Only candidates with an EU/EFTA citizenship can be considered for the position.

Find out more and apply here >

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