EMEA VAT Manager Netherlands

Full time
Based on Experience
benelux 28/01/2018   Full time Based on Experience
  • Senior VAT Position with broad responsibility

  • Exciting and ethical company with iconic brands


Responsibilities EMEA VAT Manager:

  • Ensuring VAT compliance activities across EMEA are operating effectively to ensure timely and accurate reporting;
  • Identify VAT optimization opportunities and driving effective resolutions;
  • Provide insightful VAT analysis, control and reporting for ongoing transactions and projects;
  • Accountability for identifying and managing implementation of efficiencies in the system to minimize VAT costs to the business;
  • Ensure that IT systems, procedures and controls are compliant with VAT and liaise with business partners to achieve implementation of required changes;
  • Proactively promote VAT awareness across the global business and provide training where required;
  • Provide timely and accurate VAT advice to ensure that the business is positioned to respond effectively to VAT impacts from regulatory changes and decisions and internal business drivers;
  • Take the lead in/acting on behalf of Company in government audits in the field of EMEA VAT.

The Successful Applicant

  • Broad technical knowledge and judgement regarding international VAT legislation and compliance principles;
  • Experience (7y+) of applying indirect tax internationally within a multi-cultural corporate working environment;
  • Good understanding of SAP ERP systems;
  • Excellent relation building skills;
  • Demonstrable decision-making skills for all VAT related issues;
  • Established management skills including the ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple priorities;
  • Experience with accounting rules and guidelines and ability to connect this to indirect tax requirements.

Travelling required.


  • Competitive base salary including holiday allowance
  • Company car
  • Bonus
  • Premium free pension
  • Life insurance
REF: NL/MP/183816