Tax Compliance Expert
Are you passionate about taxes? Are you a dynamic team player with a critical mind? Do you want to gain more experience to boost your career? Then this is your chance! Oliver James is looking for a Tax Compliance Expert for one of the major banks in Belgium.
You will be responsible for the following tax compliance processes such as the corporate income tax, value added tax and other tax reporting.
What will be your key responsibilities?
- Execute a range of tax assignments, applying commonly used principles and techniques. This includes coordinating and supplying financial and operational data for the compilation of tax returns.
- Collaborate with our outsourcing partner to ensure the timely completion of various tax returns. Prior to sharing information with external parties, conduct essential data quality checks and ensure the implementation of an internal control framework.
- Assist in the preparation and review of CIT/VAT returns, CIT/VAT audits, and CIT/VAT accruals for different group entities in various countries, meeting the required deadlines.
- Support the accounting team during the month-end financial closing process, particularly concerning tax-related matters.
- Offer guidance to the finance, accounting, and operational teams on compliance requirements and relevant tax criteria.
- Oversee compliance training sessions and discussions to ensure that internal staff is well-informed about tax laws, processes, and guidelines.
- Maintain the company's tax data, update tax rates, and rectify data errors to ensure accurate tax filings.
- Enhance internal tax audit capabilities to identify potential tax liabilities and compliance risks before external audits occur.
- Prepare and conduct preliminary investigations into tax-related issues.
Who are we looking for?
- Possess a Bachelor's degree in accountancy with a focus on taxation, or hold a Master's degree in Law or Economics. A postgraduate or complementary Master's qualification in Tax is advantageous.
- Bring several years of experience in Tax Compliance within an international context.
- Demonstrate a strong understanding of the theoretical aspects of tax rules, blending analysis with insightful perspectives.
- Proficient in MS Office applications, particularly Excel.
- Possess a solid grasp of accounting principles.
- Have experience working with an integrated ERP system, preferably Oracle.
- Exhibit a quick learning curve, analytical thinking, and a proactive approach.
- Skillful at setting priorities and remaining resilient under stress.
- Capable of working independently as well as collaboratively within a team.
- Fluent in English and either French or Dutch.
If this job interests you, and you think you are ready to take on this amazing new challenge, this job is made for you!
Apply or contact me at 02 808 99 37 or Delphine.Daenen@oliverjames.com