VAT compliance specialist / senior specialist

11 September 2019

Our purpose is simple and compelling: To release the natural power of stone to enrich modern living.

ROCKWOOL products save energy and water and reduce CO2 emissions, protect buildings from the spread of fire; reduce waste; improve acoustic comfort, building performance and aesthetics; and enhance Precision Growing, thereby improving the efficiency of fresh food production.

While the stone we use may be millions of years old, what we do with it is cutting-edge. Every day, ROCKWOOL colleagues are developing and applying new technologies to release yet more potential of stone wool to enrich modern life.

Would you also be proud to enrich society like we do? Apply now to join us as we improve modern living conditions for millions of people worldwide.

This is who we are

ROCKWOOL Global Business Services (RGBS) in Poznań is a multifunctional competence centre of the ROCKWOOL Group (with the headquarters in Denmark), which provides financial, accounting, DIGITAL (IT), HR and Group Technology services for Group entities.

RGBS portfolio in the financial area covers Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Record-to-Report, Master Data and Banking & Treasury. We believe in flexibility & diversity, which we translated in our people- centric atmosphere and activity based office facilitating collaboration & knowledge sharing. Our ambition is to provide vertical & parallel growth opportunities. Our values include honesty, responsibility, efficiency, passion, entrepreneurship are visible in the way we work. We are proud to be awarded The Most BeLOVEd SSC in Poznań award.

This is the role

The position will report to Global Tax Director in Denmark and is the first position in a team that is expected to develop and expand over the next 1-3 years. Following this the position has extensive career opportunities as the department develops. Besides VAT the tasks will also cover different reporting and controlling related to indirect taxes such as import duties, customs, excise duties etc.

As our new VAT compliance consultant you will be responsible for VAT and other indirect taxes related fillings and controlling in cooperation with local VAT controllers in different ROCKWOOL companies.

Your main tasks will cover:

  • Extract reports, analyse the data and prepare VAT returns and statistical reporting in order to produce high-quality, accurate submissions by statutory deadlines;
  • Review the data and perform standardized checks and ad-random checks to find potential issues;
  • Perform reconciliation of balance sheet accounts for VAT;
  • Sustain an excellent relationship with local finance, tax advisors and other relevant stakeholders to ensure an efficient and effective cooperation;
  • Support VAT Controllers on ad-hoc projects if needed, trainings and internal advice to the business;
  • Develop central archive of all VAT related compliance data;
  • Prepare and maintain VAT compliance process documents/manuals;
  • Support in taking actions to solve issues, improve, standardize and automate processes.

This is what you offer

You bring a diploma or degree from an accredited educational institution in accounting or finance with approx. 2-5 years’ experience. We expect that you have the following experiences and qualities:

  • Tax awareness / tax knowledge depending on experience;
  • Accounting, tax and/or VAT experience from working in a Shared Service Centre;
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Strong sense of responsibility and ownership, pro-activeness, ability to introduce own ideas and process improvements;
  • Flexible, service minded and goal oriented;
  • Interest and experience in SAP as an ERP system;
  • English at a professional working proficiency level;
  • Second foreign European language will be an asset but not required;
  • Readiness for occasional travels abroad.

This is what we offer

The position is an excellent job opportunity for a professional interested in gaining tax experience in an international company and in being part of interesting projects conducted in close cooperation with both teams at the Group’s headquarter in Denmark as well as with local finance and VAT colleagues in different EMEA locations.

You will be part of an organization offering personal and professional development with a high degree of empowerment and good internal career options. Your colleagues are helpful, professional and experienced experts.

By joining our team of 250+ employees, you become a part of the people centric work environment in a Danish company with comprehensive package of inter alia competitive salary, benefit & appreciation program, flexible working hours, team building events, activity based office in Poznan’s city center in the new prestigious office building - Maraton Business Center. On the accounting side we have just finished the transition phase entering a new operational excellence chapter.


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