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VAT Compliance Specialist - Gdańsk


Gdansk, PL

Join A2R Central Finance and become a part of one of the five experienced accounting and reporting teams, shaping Arla finance for the future. We are a main core of accounting information system that provides a complete record of financial transactions in the company which is essential for decision making.


About the job

A2R Central Finance TAX Team is a part of A2R Finance organisation and consists of 7 VAT professionals responsible for operations, reporting and compliance.


Specifically, you will:

  • be responsible for VAT compliance and reporting for selected countries according to guidance
  • perform logical and quality checks
  • prepare and submit EC sales list, Intrastat
  • cooperate to deliver the business policies and programmes within VAT area
  • advise on VAT matters to Arla colleagues
  • cooperate with tax authorities globally
  • mitigate financial risk
  • manage VAT projects and VAT audits
  • optimize processes to deliver efficiency and create value


Who are you?

  • Experienced in working with indirect tax (4+ years)
  • Experienced in accounting concepts and tax regulations, laws and standards
  • Experienced in cooperation with tax authorities and risk assessment
  • VAT compliance background including preparation and review of tax returns
  • Advanced data analytics skills (including proficiency in Excel) and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Good stakeholders management
  • Strong sense of responsibility and accountability
  • Continuous improvement mindset


Furthermore, you:

  • are fluent in English (spoken and written - also technical terms)
  • have IT skills (SAP, Office)
  • are a Team player


If you are demonstrating practical knowledge of VAT and accounting processes and willingness to develop your professional experience, you are the one we are looking for - ambitious people with the ability to create a vision and operate with an international perspective.     


What do we offer?

• Flexible working time (start your day of work between 7-9) and home office work possibility

• Trainings with experts & professional induction in a new position

• Financial support of your education 

• Medical care & life insurance 

• Additional benefits like gym card, vouchers, travel points or cinema tickets, etc.

• Scandinavian working style & no dress code

• Home kit – monitor, laptop, keyboard, mouse, headsets, webcam

• Referral program for employees

• Employee Assistance Program (legal, psychological, health, financial consulting, etc.)

• Support for your healthy lifestyle (fruit day, facility for sportsmen, sport challenges and activities, Arla active teams / sport groups)


… while in the office you can also use some of below: 

• Modern office space with beautiful view and high standard furniture (i.e., adjustable desks)

• Chill-out rooms with X-box, pool table, board games, football table and swing


Application and contact

If you want to drive innovation and help your colleagues worldwide, then seize this exciting opportunity.


Welcome to Global Shared Services in Gdansk

Arla is a global farmer-owned organisation behind many well-known and well-loved brands.


You will become a part of our Global Shared Services in Gdansk. You will join over 580 colleagues dedicated to supporting all of Arla. We currently have an IT Operations department and an IT Solutions department dedicated to SAP as well as a variety of app development and implementation projects. Our Procurement, Finance and Logistics departments support a wide range of processes such as purchasing, distribution and sales worldwide.


We have a dedicated HR operations department that ensures the attraction, development and retention of the best talent around the world.


Our newest department Member Relations supports our farmers in their everyday work.


With over 14 years of existence in Gdansk, we offer you wealth of knowledge and the opportunity to participate in challenging and exciting innovation projects. As a part of the Arla organisation, you will also enjoy a Scandinavian, collaborative work culture.


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?


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