Tax Compliance Analyst - Europe

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 12 days ago

JOB DESCRIPTION Levi Strauss Europe (LSE) is currently looking for a Tax Compliance Analyst - Europe, based in our European Headquarters in Diegem, Belgium. This is a dynamic and fast-paced role, reporting directly to the head of VAT and working with all of Levi’s European business units, San Francisco headquarters and outside service providers. The job involves assisting with our European tax compliance activities, providing ad hoc advisory and special project support to the business on tax matters, interacting with taxing authorities on audits and other requests and providing tax training. Responsibilities:
⏵ Work closely with our external VAT compliance outsourcing partner to ensure timely filing and VAT payments;
⏵ Ensure that the VAT-related information in the ERP system is complete and accurate;
⏵ Implement process improvements to improve efficiency and accuracy in VAT reporting;
⏵ Resolve day to day queries in respect to AP, AR and inter-company in close relationship with our Shared Services Center;
⏵ Assist the HQ Finance team/Shared Service Center with VAT accounting processes (VAT Netting, reconciliation, Manual VAT entries, …)
⏵ Assist with VAT audits and other queries from tax authorities across Europe;
⏵ Provide VAT training
⏵ Monitor corporate income tax developments across Europe and at the OECD and EU level
⏵ Ensure European affiliates are in compliance with direct tax reporting responsibilities, including review of tax returns, ensure timely filing of withholding tax formalities, obtain tax residency certificates, etc.
⏵ Monitor tax prepayments European affiliates
⏵ Assist in corporate income tax audit defense
⏵ Ad hoc support with tax projects Requirements:
⏵ 2-4 years of experience on EU VAT and direct tax compliance, preferably within a consulting firm or international company
⏵ Bachelor or Master degree in accounting, law or economics
⏵ Good understanding of EU VAT rules, in-depth knowledge of EU tax law (VAT and corporate tax)
⏵ Good understanding of corporate income tax compliances rules in European countries
⏵ Able to act as a key liaison with the external service providers and internal finance teams to ensure VAT and corporate income tax compliance requirements and objectives are achieved
⏵ Experience with VAT and corporate income tax audits is a plus
⏵ Good level of English (both written and oral)
⏵ Experience with SAP is a plus
⏵ Accounting acumen
⏵ Ability to work independently
⏵ Strong communication skills
⏵ Team player
⏵ Customer focused
⏵ Organized, critical, accountable and good attention to details Travel: 0-5% LOCATIONZaventem, BelgiumFULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time