EY (Senior) Manager Indirect Tax - VAT Ghent in Ghent, Belgium
(Senior) Manager Indirect Tax - VAT Ghent
Requisition # GHE0002E
Post Date Feb 01, 2017
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Our Tax department counts in Belgium about 350 employees who render advice in :
Individual Income Tax
Indirect Tax (VAT, customs and excises)
International Tax and Transfer Pricing
Within EY our VAT department provides companies with support and advice on VAT in relation to their entire business. Our focus is on the one hand on VAT advisory in our client’s daily activities. On the other hand, we are seeking operational efficiencies for our clients as well as measures for improving their working capital. Examples include VAT optimization of their real estate, setting up VAT groups, reviewing and automating the VAT set-up in their ERP systems, implementing electronic invoicing and archiving solutions, tax effective supply chain management, … Equally so, the team assists companies in their dealings with internal VAT procedures and exposures. We have clients in all industry sectors as well as in the governmental and not for profit sector.
We are currently looking for a (Senior) Manager to join our VAT department in Ghent.
We invite you to consult our website to find out more about our tax department, our other service lines and our values.
Tasks & responsibilities
As a (Senior) Manager in the Indirect Tax department, you need to understand client’s business needs in order to identify a suitable solution and ensure a proper implementation of the projects. Your main responsibilities as manager are:
Assist and advise clients regarding VAT matters, both nationally and internationally.
Dealing with a variety of assignments, including participating in meetings.
Broaden the relationship network with existing clients and participate in commercial initiatives together with senior executives or partners.
Proactively communicate and collaborate with other sub-service lines and identify and facilitate cross-selling opportunities.
Proposing improvement possibilities to raise effectiveness and efficiency of the work processes.
Staying up to date regarding market changes in the VAT landscape, upgrade your VAT technical expertise and actively share this knowledge in order to support the continuous development of your colleagues.
Organizing your team in such a way that processes, roles & responsibilities are clear and work is efficiently and equally divided amongst colleagues.
Coach and stimulate more junior profiles in view of the right achievements and personal development and provide more senior executives with inputs in order to properly proceed to the people.
We are looking for candidates with the following background:
Master’s degree in law or economics, commercial engineer or a comparable background.
At least 6 years of relevant experience in another big four, in a tax law firm in Belgium or in the VAT authorities.
Fluent in Dutch & English; good knowledge of French.
Able to work autonomously in the delegated responsibilities and translate your technical skills in practical solution-oriented advice creating added value for our clients.
Market and client focused, ambitious with a positive attitude and you feel that the success of the team is equally important as your individual success.
Team player with sound communication skills.
A challenging position within a leading international company
Room for personal development
An interesting salary package with fringe benefits