Indirect Tax Senior Manager

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von: LITASCO SA | localité: GenèveN: LITASCOSA

Do you like to manage VAT, customs and excise risks and look for cost and cash flow optimizations in the field of indirect taxes ? Do you want to help growing the business in compliance with Indirect Tax legislation and learn all about oil trading ? Yes ? We have an interesting and exciting position for an experienced Indirect Tax Manager based in Geneva.

The main responsibilities of the Indirect Tax Manager are :

  • Execute the VAT, customs and excise strategy of the company;
  • Manage the VAT, customs and excise processes and internal controls within the company, increasing the level of compliance and being in control for VAT, customs and excise;
  • Managing a small team of Indirect Tax professionals that is responsible for fulfilment of the VAT compliance obligations of the company.
  • Advise the different business units on VAT, customs and excise matters related to the daily operations of the company, in close collaboration with operators, traders, IT, finance and back-office teams, and reaching out to the tax teams of refineries of the group, terminals, counterparties and customs agents;
  • Provide training and awareness related to VAT, customs and excise matters;
  • Manage the VAT functionalities and set-up in the company’s ERP system and other VAT automation systems/processes (where relevant/appropriate) together with the company’s SAP team/external consultants.

If you have:

·         University education in accounting & finance, and/or tax law.  Proven record of specialization in                    indirect taxation (VAT, customs and excise);

·         8+ years of experience with indirect taxation in a complex international environment, or a tax                      consultancy firm;

·         Expert experience with applying EU VAT rules to international cross-border operations for goods and              services and good understanding of the VAT compliance obligations;

·         Have a good understanding of EU customs rules and EU excise rules for energy products;

·         Willingness and eagerness to learn and fill the gaps;

·         Experience with SAP R3 is a plus. Good knowledge of modern computer tools (Microsoft, etc…);

·         Excellent written and oral English; Dutch, French and/or Russian is a plus;

·         Critical, conscientious and reliable, flexible, hard worker with good communication and analytical                  skills, curious and willing to stick your nose into things; integer and honest; able to think together                with the business and find solutions;

·         Good project management and organization skills, ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines;

·         Take initiative and able to work independently, self-starter;

·         Able to translate indirect tax language, complex issues and requirements to peers and management;

·         Able to work in a team, motivate people to change, apply diplomatic approach, act decisive and solve            problems, open minded and easy accessible for questions; 

·         Good people manager able to manage a team.

We offer :

·         Exiting role reporting directly to the CFO

·         A safe and challenging environment where you can learn and grow personally, where you’ll                          have opportunities to follow trainings, and learn the oil trading business from experienced and                      interesting people

.         Competitive salary adapted to experience, excellent benefits