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Vestas Factory

VAT Specialist 
DK, Copenhagen | Professional | Full-Time | ID: 2414
 

Are you passionate about taking your VAT knowledge to a global level - and pursue a career in an international industry leader in sustainable energy? Are you a committed, persistent and diplomatic person with a high drive? Then join a dedicated and ambitious team and take the opportunity to get exposed to many different stakeholders at all levels across the organisation!
 

Group Finance > Group Tax > Global VAT Advisory
Group Tax is part of the CFO area and reporting to the Group Senior Vice President of Group Finance. We cover different functions including Global VAT Advisory, Tax Reporting, International Tax, Transfer Pricing and Structuring.

 

As part of Group Tax, you will join a team that works with standardising and automating the VAT and indirect tax processes to secure transparent VAT treatment globally across the Vestas value chain.
 

Responsibilities
You will be part of rolling out a tax engine that automates the VAT determination in SAP across Vestas, and you will work closely with Global Finance on the daily operation of the tax engine after implementation. In addition, your responsibilities will cover:

  • Support the continuous global roll-out of a tax engine where it is possible
  • Continuously monitor and develop the Global VAT control framework implemented in Vestas
  • Provide VAT advise in complex transactions supporting new and existing business processes
  • Work closely together with the Transfer pricing team to ensure VAT compliance in the Vestas business model
  • Assist in managing stakeholders, external consultants, as well as tax authorities
  • Assist in VAT Risk Management Reporting as well as ad hoc tax projects within the Group Tax function
  • Be up-to-date with developments in relevant VAT legislation and participate in seminars and courses

Qualifications

  • Master's degree or equivalent in a relevant area such as auditing, finance, law, data analytics or similar 
  • Relevant experience from an audit company, finance or controlling function or a national tax agency
  • Knowledge of VAT determination (tax coding) in SAP
  • Knowledge of SAP in general 
  • Thrive in a busy and flexible environment where it is not always possible to predict your work day
  • Good skills in collaborating with colleagues across levels and functions
  • Strong capabilities in standardising and automating the VAT processes
  • Proficient in verbal and written English

Competencies

  • Good interpersonal skills and an interest in cooperating with a large network of colleagues and stakeholders
  • Excellent at communicating complex issues in a clear way to different stakeholders
  • An independent approach to daily tasks
  • A flexible and professional approach
  • A confident and positive personality
  • Focus on getting things done and implemented

What we offer
Vestas offers an attractive combination of an international environment and the challenges of a multinational company with a truly global presence. The department you will be joining is characterised by a high degree of cooperation and a common understanding of an ambitious target for professional deliverables.
 

Additional information
The primary work location is in Copenhagen, Denmark.
In this role, you can expect up to 25 travelling days per year, and sometimes at short notice. 
For additional information please contact Head of VAT and Indirect Taxes, Mariann Ditlevsen at +45 4098 2263.


About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 101 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 86 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. 

Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,600 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.