GL Senior Tax Accountant VAT

Posted: 19 May 2017

Deadline: 2 Jun 2017

Location: Warsaw


Handle indirect taxes reporting and selected statistical reporting for EMEA entities. Support Group Tax in handling indirect tax projects and audits for EMEA entities. Oversee and ensure that all transactions are processed timely, with efficiency and quality according to predefined standards and deadlines. Handle and take ownership of queries from internal customers from EMEA region and competent Tax Authorities in a timely manner.


• Prepare and deliver timely and accurately VAT returns of EMEA entities to the competent Authorities.
• Complete all VAT related accounting activities upon which VAT returns depend, including control checks of transaction data and review of supporting tax documentation to identify any errors or anomalies. Ensure that errors are corrected and that remedial action is taken to minimise the likelihood of similar errors in future.
• Perform review of VAT registers.
• Prepare Intrastat and ECSL/ECPL reporting.
• Reconcile VAT, Intrastat and ECSL/ECPL reporting data.
• Perform selected statistical / customs / excise reporting.
• Provide assistance for tax audits and statutory audits.
• Perform VAT balance sheet accounts analysis.
• Perform VAT probability check.
• Archive all submitted returns/reports and correspondence with the authorities.
• Oversee work of more junior accountants.
• Perform training of junior staff.
• Be a role model for junior staff
• Initiate ideas to improve tax-relate.d processes.
• Assistance with AX system modifications to reflect changes in legislation and business transactions.
• Support Group Tax with the global VAT projects.


• Master Degree in Finance/Accounting/Tax.
• 3-6 years of experience with accounting, finance or tax department from an international company.
• Work experience in indirect tax return preparation/review would be an advantage.
• Fluent English is a must.
• Preferably knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX or similar ERP system.
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and particularly MS Excel.
• Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.
• Ability to work under time/quality pressure.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Improvement focus.
• Be able to perform independently with little guidance.
• Proactive.
• International mind-set.
• Ability to build and establish a good working relationship within the organization.
• Ability to prioritise and manage time wisely in a fast paced environment.

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PANDORA designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished and contemporary jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. PANDORA jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries on six continents through approximately 7,900 points of sale, including more than 2,100 concept stores.
Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, PANDORA employs more than 21,200 people worldwide of whom around 12,500 are located in Thailand, where the company manufactures its jewellery. PANDORA is publicly listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange in Denmark. In 2016, PANDORA’s total revenue was DKK 20.3 billion (approximately EUR 2.7 billion).
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