VAT Advisory Specialist

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We are looking for new skilled colleague to join our team. We are a team of dedicated specialists committed to make a difference for Vestas through high quality VAT advice, sparring and holistic approach to the tasks at hand. You will join a high performing team with professional work ethics and a good social spirit.
Do you want to take your personal and professional career to the next level? Then we want to hear from you!


Finance > Group Finance > Group Tax -> Global VAT Advisory


In Group Tax we have the Global responsibility for all direct and indirect taxes (except customs and payroll) in Vestas.
As part of Group Tax, we in the VAT team set the global governance and strategy for VAT related matters - working with technology, processes, reporting & compliance and advisory. We also have the reporting responsibility for a range of entities related to the Group.
We work closely with our colleagues across the globe with colleagues in the Global Tax organization, across business (from procurement and supply chain to sales) to secure compliance in new and existing trade flows with internal and external suppliers. Additionally, we have a great collaboration with our shared service center in Manila, Philippines, to secure efficient and scalable execution in our processes.
The VAT team currently consists of 5 people where we have a wide variety of competencies within processes, compliance, and technology.

Responsibilities

  • Your primary responsibilities will be acting as an advisor to business on how to secure VAT compliance in different kinds of trade (for example cross border trade, chain transactions with multiple countries and companies involved, purchase of goods and services delivered abroad, etc.)
  • You will be proving VAT advice internally in the team and across our VAT colleagues abroad in connection with VAT audits, new VAT registrations, Financial close audits etc.
  • Solving day to day compliance queries from various stakeholders
  • You will also be responsible for our internal global VAT control framework, both monitoring and improving the existing setup
  • You will be working closely with VAT team on how to implement the VAT legislation in our ERP system (SAP) and in our processes

Qualifications

  • Relevant bachelor’s or master’s degree in law (e.g. cand.merc.jur, cand.jur or the like) or relevant background within VAT advisory
  • Knowledge of VAT rules is a prerequisite
  • Knowledge of excise duties (not customs) is an advantage
  • Experience with advisory from either consultancy or an inhouse role is an advantage

Competencies

  • As part of the team, we imagine that you
  • Desire to gain a broad insight on how VAT, processes and technology are interlinked
  • Have an inquisitive and curious nature
  • Enjoy maintaining good relations with our various stakeholders
  • Have a broad bandwidth and can navigate the shift between the legal and system complexities at the same time

What we offer


We offer an opportunity to work in an exciting and ever-growing environment with great possibilities for professional and personal development working with a globally established partner in sustainable energy solutions.
You can boost your career by joining a great and global work environment and make a difference in this position in a highly skilled team working enthusiastically with VAT and other indirect taxes in an ambitious multinational company with a wide range of complexities.
You will get the opportunity to have a significant impact on the VAT landscape of the most sustainable company in the industry.

Additional information

Your work location will be Copenhagen, Denmark.
We look forward to receiving your application online as soon as possible and no later than 23rd May 2024
Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. Please apply online with your letter of motivation and CV.
Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 23rd May 2024.
For additional information on the position, please contact Mariann Ditlevsen, Head of VAT - +4540982263

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DEIB Statement


At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

About Vestas


Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future.
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity.
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.