Lead VAT Expert – French speaker

GE Global Operations is GE's multi-functional shared services organizations focused on delivering better outcomes at lower cost for our businesses and our customers. The strong partnership between Global Operations and GE Businesses creates a collaborative work culture and broadens best practice and industry knowledge sharing across the enabling functions. We believe that by keeping GE customers at the heart of everything we do, we will help GE work smarter, better and faster, allowing GE businesses to be more competitive in the global marketplace.We are teams of functional process and domain experts, focused on the solutions that deliver results for the company. We think Big, we act as One, We deliver with Speed ... so GE Works.


Role Summary/Purpose
As a Lead VAT Expert, you'll play an integral part within GE's Global Operations Center in Budapest, Hungary. Supporting GE's affiliates across numerous countries in Europe, this role provides legal, regulatory and tax compliance for multiple GE entities and focuses particularly on critical thinking on W2W VAT process and advise business on issues regarding interpretation and application of VAT laws.

Tasks:

  • Ideally a University or college degree in Finance/Accounting or equivalent knowledge or experience
  • Written and verbal fluency in English, ideally with supported country language knowledge (French)
  • Proven experience of VAT technical support , preferably in multinational environment or Tax advisory firm/Tax Authority
  • Excellent communication – proven ability to develop strong professional relationship with auditors, corporate tax and corporate VAT
  • Comfortable delivering against quantitative and qualitative performance metrics
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to technically discuss with local/regional business
  • controllers, country Statutory & Tax leader, local Corporate VAT Leaders and external auditors where necessary
  • Results orientated and ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines
  • Flexible approach and self-motivated with strong team spirit

Requirements:

  • Being a stakeholder of the migration of the VAT process from Business to Global Ops Finance (VAT Preparation and/or VAT Review)
  • Support the migration of VAT preparation processes from the business to Global Operations Center, agreeing and monitoring the migration
  • Plans to ensure GE meets the necessary VAT processes
  • Ensure that VAT and associated returns are correct, identify potential errors and propose corrective action
  • Liaise with the Corporate VAT team to ensure compliance with local regulations
  • Provide training to improve VAT process together with the Corporate VAT team
  • Provide training of all users on the GE in-house VAT Reporting Tool
  • Coordination of VAT review process
  • Support VAT internal and external audits
  • Liaise with local experts to ensure compliance with local regulations
  • Build partnership and trust internally and externally with tax advisors and consultants
  • Interpret, explain and influence on complex VAT accounting& reporting principles
  • Provide critical thinking on W2W VAT process impacts on transactional changes
  • Facilitate discussions with other finance functions& influence them to optimize data quality
  • Advise business on issues regarding interpretation and application of VAT laws. Communicate changes & impacts to businesses

Location:

Budapest

How to apply:

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