Operational VAT Compliance Analyst

Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands Deutsche Post DHL Group req76355 09/04/2019

We are looking for a VAT Compliance Analyst

Assist the VAT Compliance team in fulfulling all VAT requirements with respect to:           
 - Domestic VAT returns          
 - Domestic European Sales and Puchase Listing, Intrastat          
 - Foreign VAT Claims           
 - VAT refunds of foreign VAT registrations 


• Prepare domestic VAT returns for a number of entities as per indicated portfolio for the European countries        
• Prepare European Sales and Purchase listings for the entities in the indicated portfolio        
• Prepare Intrastat filing        
• Prepare foreign VAT reconciliations and foreign VAT reclaims        
• File the reviewed VAT returns, ESL, Intrastat and all relevant listings before deadlines        
• Reconcile the VAT account to the VAT returns and review VAT reconciliation to VAT revenue figures        
• Prepare/analyse data for auditors/Tax authorities in case of audit queries          
• Follow up on actions and queries regarding the prepared VAT returns (error list maintenance)         
• Build and maintain contacts within team,  within CD 66 Corporate Tax, SSC Maastricht and Business Units to communicate on items concerning your responsible area        


• Experience in financial accounting processes within OtC,RtR, PtP & IC and financial accounting for taxes          
• Experience in logistics industry is ideal          


• 0-2 years of experience in finance accounting, international environment           
• 0-2 years of experience in a similar role in another company or at tax authorities           


• Degree in accounting/Tax with strong analytical skills          
• Solid foundation of VAT knowledge          
• Adhere to strict deadlines set by externals (Tax authorities, Law & Auditors) or internals (Supervisor, manager)           
• Ability to work independently without micro management          
• Accuracy on calculations for the VAT return filing           
• Good communication skills both internal and external           
• Knowledge of ERP systems Oracle, SAP, JD Edwards, Exact are a plus          
• Excellent general Microsoft knowledge, MS Excel and MS Word are a must on intermediate level           
• Proactive, investigative, IT oriented and problem solving skills           


• English in writing, reading and speaking 
• French in writing, reading and speaking is a preference

Facts and Figures

  • Working Hours


  • Business Unit

    Deutsche Post DHL Corporate Center

  • Travel Required

    No Business Travel

  • Employment Type

    Temporary Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required


  • Shift Requirement

    Day time only