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Tech Savvy VAT Compliance Specialist for the Global Financial Services practice

Location:  Amsterdam
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  25-Nov-2021

Job description

Requisition ID:  142673

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better.

 

The tax practice serves high-profile, national and multinational clients, providing a range of domestic and international transactional tax planning services and tax-related compliance and advisory services. The combination of knowledge and experience forms the basis of our ability to assist clients in meeting their business objectives. We believe that by managing our clients’ tax obligations responsibly and proactively we can make a critical difference, and you’ll be at the heart of this mission.

 

With our breadth of service offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a variety of experiences, mentoring and formal learning to ensure our employee value proposition – Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime – is a reality.

 

Join our growing VAT team as a Senior Consultant in Amsterdam and you will have the opportunity to work on EY’s largest multi-country client engagements. We are particularly looking for individuals to support financial services (FS) clients.

 

Your key responsibilities
As a senior consultant, you will be working with a selection of FS clients where you are the VAT controller for the indirect tax (VAT/GST) compliance outsourced to EY, including:

  • Act as central point of contact – liaise with your international clients and colleagues with respect to European and global VAT and VAT compliance
  • Monitoring the quality of the indirect tax data and reports of your clients
  • Review and approve indirect tax returns
  • Follow up on legislative changes and business changes in order to ensure that the systems and/or processes are updated
  • Identify issues and opportunities to continuously improve the VAT compliance processes
  • Coordinate VAT compliance advisory, technology and audit support
  • Coordinate with other VAT controllers and report to the client’s Process Owner at EY (senior manager or above)
  • Supervise and coach junior team members
  • Actively participate to the training and coaching session in your development plan to ensure continuous development of your technical knowledge

 

Skills and attributes for success

  • Innovative & problem resolution focus with strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Team player with project management capabilities
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work both independently and in a team
  • A desire to learn and develop into the role
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work

 

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant professional experience in EMEIA VAT compliance, either in industry or with other service providers.
  • Basic understanding of other compliance activities such as statutory accounting and corporate tax compliance.
  • Basic understanding of IT-systems and VAT/GST reporting solutions
  • Experience and knowledge of Indirect tax compliance within the Financial Services (FS) sector would be an advantage.

 

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Fluent in English – written and spoken. Any additional language is an asset
  • Excellent communication across cultures and within a virtual working environment
  • Technology savvy (e.g. Alteryx / PowerBI) or a keen interest to learn technology solutions

 

What we look for
Experienced professionals who want to join our fast-growing team and accept the challenge to provide high quality service to our clients and to continuously improve
 

What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Intensive training (hard & soft skills) and education besides your work, support by a personal counselor and buddy, and support with education - temporal and financial;
  • You become part of international projects through our global network and work along multicultural teams;
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career;
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
  • At EY, every individual has a unique contribution with his / her vision and opinion. So you too! Our culture is open in which attention to diversity is embedded in policy; 

 

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

 

An (online) assessment and a pre employment screening are part of the application procedure. 
Due to laws and regulations, and because EY (and in some cases its clients) has high demands on the reliability and integrity of its employees, every new employee will be screened. Depending on your rank the pre employment screening could contain the following: Certificate of Conduct (in Dutch: VOG) or - if requesting a Dutch VOG is not possible - Criminal Background Check of the country you are currently living or have lived during the last five years,  integrity questionnaire, verification of ID, diploma’s and/or work experience and consultation of the Dutch insolvency registry.

 

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
 

 

Join us in building a better working world.
 

 

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