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Vestas Factory

Specialist (f/m/d) Accounting & Tax Compliance, Hamburg or Husum 
DE, Hamburg | Professional | Full-Time | ID: 2722

You have a passion for accounting and taxes in an international environment? You are looking for a new challenge within a growing and dynamic industry? Then take a closer look at Vestas.


Finance > Region NCE > Accounting & Tax Compliance

The Accounting & Tax Compliance department is part of the finance organisation in the region Northern & Central Europe (NCE) reporting directly into the regional CFO. The NCE region covers more than 40 legal entities in different countries, e. g. Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Czechia, Romania, Sweden, Norway, Poland, UK, South Africa and Kenya. The Accounting & Tax Compliance Team is responsible for the preparation of local statutory accounts and corporate income tax returns but also manages tax audits. Furthermore, the department is responsible for the monthly tax reporting to the Headquarter located in Copenhagen as well as supporting the Business Development Team in entering into emerging markets. Currently the team members are located in Hamburg and Husum.



The role as Accounting & Tax Compliance Specialist (f/m/d) will be key for the region to ensure statutory and tax compliance but also to manage tax audits in different countries. The role will include especially the following tasks:


  • Preparation of statutory accounts including reconciliation from IFRS to local GAAP for entities within the NCE region as well as being contact person for statutory auditors
  • Calculation of current and deferred taxes and preparation of corporate income tax returns as well as being contact person for external tax advisors
  • Coordination and management of tax audit requests as well as being contact person for tax authorities and tax auditors
  • Support the transfer pricing process on local legal entity base
  • Support to the Finance organisation to ensure compliance of both IFRS and local statutory and tax requirements
  • Support the business development team when entering into new markets
  • Coordination and structure of new processes



  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Accounting / Tax or similar
  • Several years of experience in an audit / tax consultancy firm as an auditor / tax advisor or in a multinational group with experience in statutory accounting and corporate income tax reporting
  • Tax advisor examination preferred but not necessary
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and financial standards
  • Strong Knowledge of principles and standards for tax calculations / tax reporting
  • Knowledge to transfer price rules
  • Experience in SAP and BI preferred



  • Positive attitude, proactive and strong collaboration skills
  • Structured and ability to commit to deadlines
  • Ability to take ownership, work independently and deliver with high quality
  • Eye for details
  • Advanced Excel user
  • Fluent in English and German, both oral and written


Additional Information

Primary work location can be Hamburg or Husum in Germany.

This position requires approximately 5 - 10 % time for travel.

For additional information on the position, please contact Ms Jutta Hoch-Weinert (Senior Recruiter) via phone +49 (0) 172 629 1278.

Please apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button.

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 97 GW of wind turbines in 79 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 
Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 83 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 24,400 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.
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