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VAT Manager Belgium & Netherlands



Mechelen, Belgium · schiphol, netherlands
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024
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VAT Manager Belgium & Netherlands

Job ID 290603 Date posted 05/28/2024 Location : Mechelen, Belgium | Schiphol, Netherlands Category FINANCE Job Status Salaried Full Time

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 157 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

Cargill’s Tax and Customs function globally employs 260 professionals and the VAT Advisory Team consists of 10 VAT experts in the EMEA region. The VAT Advisory Team safeguards and creates VAT related processes, manages audits, provides VAT advice, partners with the Business, performs analytics and builds/maintains the Tax Control Framework. The VAT advisory team is supported by the VAT Technology Team for ERP and Technology related solutions, the FinOps Tax Team in our Shared Service Center in Bulgaria for the VAT reporting and compliance and the Finance Data & Analytics team for data products.

As VAT Manager Belgium & Netherlands, you will be part of the VAT Advisory Team and responsible for Belgian and Dutch VAT matters. Another key aspect of the role will be performing data analytics, managing VAT related business processes and further developing the Tax Control Framework. The Tax team for this region is based in our offices in Mechelen, Belgium and Schiphol, Netherlands. Flexible work arrangements can be considered, although it is expected that the office is regularly visited. This is an independent contributor role.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage the Value Added Tax position of the Cargill entities with business in Belgium and Netherlands, including but not limited to advising on Value Added Tax matters, managing VAT registrations, monitoring of business changes and handling the tax audits.
  • Coordinate the provision of information to the tax office during audits, research tax technical issues, identify risks that might bring additional tax cost for the company and perform analytics to find inconsistencies.
  • Participate in tax and business projects and coordinate their respective implementation in the designated country, consulting on system changes, business reorganizations and projects.
  • Advise on VAT matters applicable to a day-to-day transaction of the businesses.
  • Improve business and finance processes for the purpose of creating a control framework.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting, Tax or equivalent experience.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English.
  • Minimum of 4 years of related work experience.
  • Up to date with latest changes in VAT legislation.
  • Able to communicate complex VAT concepts and financial information to non-tax-specialists.
  • Able to work well on your own initiative, independently and with teams.

Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

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