Senior EMEA VAT Specialist (Remote Eligible)

Finance Group Cork, Ireland


Description

Position at Logitech

Due to the continued success and subsequent growth of Logitech globally, we are growing our teams right across the business. Our EMEA VAT team currently has an opening for an experienced EMEA Senior VAT Advisor who is eager to learn and develop their career further within this space while collaborating with the wider EMEA team and can also work independently in an efficient manner, take ownership of the VAT compliance process, and understand how VAT interacts with the rest of the business.

Your contribution

Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide and just do. These are the behaviours you’ll need for success in a highly active and changing environment. In this role you will, for a set of companies/countries:

  • Prepare/review VAT returns (monthly, quarterly, bi-monthly VAT returns, VIES, Intrastat returns) within the EMEA region. 

  • File VAT returns and ensure payment is made

  • Manage all correspondence with the tax authorities and external auditors

  • Perform month end closing and draft the VAT reconciliation papers

  • Actively identify, manage, and mitigate any potential VAT risks

  • Prepare and maintain the internal compliance processes up to date

  • Implement VAT determination rules for EB Tax as well as support in the Customer and Vendor configurations for Oracle

  • Monitor VAT legislation and ensure that the changes are reflected in the VAT compliance processes 

  • Provide the VAT relevant input for global projects and coordinate with the external tax advisors as needed

  • Participate in any ad-hoc tax tasks as required by the business.

Qualifications

We are looking for a special individual with the following skills:

  • Relevant degree in accounting with proven VAT compliance experience covering multiple countries within the EMEA region, preferably gained while working in a multinational environment

  • Proficiency with Oracle (with EBTax a plus) and Microsoft Office (especially Excel)

  • A self-starter who can work independently in a fast-paced environment while at the same you can integrate within the wider Logitech teams

  • Support the stakeholders with the data needed within the agreed deadlines and establish themselves as a reliable adviser to the business.

  • Highly motivated, organized and flexible individual  with strong attention to detail

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Any additional language is a plus

Logitech is the sweet spot for people who are passionate about products, making a mark, and having fun doing it. As a company, we’re small and flexible enough for every person to take initiative and make things happen. But we’re big enough in our portfolio and reach for those actions to have a global impact. That’s a pretty sweet spot to be in and we’re always striving to keep it that way.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.”  

If you require an accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at +1 510-713- 4866 for assistance.

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