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Philips Indirect Tax Expert in Lodz, Poland

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Coordinate Indirect Tax and compliance processes within organization, perform VAT activities required by corporate directives and policies and support internal/external audits.

You are responsible for

  • Indirect Tax activities required by Philips directives and policies.

  • Indirect Tax review and approval for assigned country.

  • Supervision and support of the employees of External Service Provider in the area of VAT (VAT preparation process).

  • Ongoing cooperation with Country Chief Accountant, Market Finance Lead and Group Tax.

  • Cooperation with external and internal counter parties within VAT function and other finance functions, including support for the business in case of: new projects, VAT law changes, ad hoc VAT related questions.

  • Support of internal and external audits.

  • Monitor the performance of external service provided guides and takes corrective actions.

  • Support audits with documents and processes descriptions.

  • Executes Internal Controls over Indirect Tax process.

You are a part of

our Global Business Services in Łódź , where we centralize our business processes. We bring together supporting roles within HR, Finance, Procurement, Customer Service, Supply Chain and other, enabling you to have a career in an international, cross functional environment. Your future colleagues speak 25+ languages and represent 15+ different nationalities, supporting our operations in 50 countries on a daily basis.

The role will be situated in the Philips Accounting Operations (AccOps) Indirect Tax organization responsible for EMEA region. With focus on designated countries you will be reporting directly to Indirect Tax Team Manager EMEA.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • University degree in Finance or equivalent is required.

  • At least 3 years of progressive work experience in managing VAT compliance on a country level.

  • Focus on development in the area of tax advisory will be an advantage.

  • SAP knowledge (FI, CO module) would be an asset.

  • Fluent communication skills in English (both oral and written) is required. Other European languages are welcome.

  • Knowledge of/ expertise in internal controls, SOx, controlling, project management, administrative organization.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and organize workload, multi-task is essential.

  • Effective in influencing and collaborating (courageous discussions) with colleagues from various disciplines and cultures.

  • Highly developed analytical capabilities, with a strong business and customer sense.

  • Effective listening and communication skills, highly developed interpersonal skills.

  • Proactive and hands on attitude, goal oriented and perseverant.

  • Able to drive change in processes to bring organizations in line with harmonized wow and or legal requirements.

  • Structured working style with eye for detail and hidden risks.

  • Team oriented and process driven

In return, we offer you

The unique combination of a critical and challenging role and a creative and empowering office environment. You will be actively encouraged to make improvements, establish best in class service and have a direct impact on the success of Philips on a daily basis.

  • Annual bonus based on performance achieved

  • Private medical care with option to extend it to family members

  • Benefit System cards

  • Discount for Philips’ products

  • Language courses

  • Promotion of healthy lifestyle in the office (fruits twice / week in the office, gym, massage chairs, various events)

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.

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