Michael Page Suisse

Tax / Tax consulting


European vat manager

04 October Genève, Geneva Perm

Our client is a multinational company, actively looking for their European VAT Manager who will mainly be working on tax advisory and operational support.

The European VAT Manager will be responsible of the following tasks:

- Support and advise the various operational businesses and holding entities with their VAT matters,

- Assist operational finance and IT team with definition of VAT requirements in order to ensure proper VAT configuration in various ERP-systems and coordinate with external service providers to ensure that all requirements are properly defined,

- Perform VAT risks reviews and assist internal audit with their annual audit plan,

- Work on various VAT related international projects,

- Support operational companies' VAT audits in case of complex issues,

- Coordinate external service providers,

- Translate and assist operational entities with implementation of the tax advice received,

- Support VAT Director with drafting internal VAT guidance, policies and tasks instructions with the aim of standardizing VAT practices across the region and knowledge management and with various VAT optimization plans.

VAT specialist - International exposure

In-house indirect tax opportunity

- Bachelor or master's degree in economics or law or equivalent education,

- 2-3 years Big4 or tier 2 Indirect Tax experience in a European Member State,

- Formal tax qualification (LLM; certified tax advisor with indirect specialization) is a plus,

- 4-5 years working experience which may include working for an international group within the tax or finance department in an indirect tax specialist function,

- Fluency in English is required,

- Experience with multiple ERP-systems,

- Travel is expected to be up to 35%,

- Good project management and coordination skills,

- Flexibility, excellent communication and problem-solving skills,

- Team player who is also able to work independently,

- Experience or willingness to work with geographically dispersed teams.

International exposure - Top management exposure

Attractive salary package and advantages