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Finance Manager VAT Projects

Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Bratislava
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 3 641 EUR/monthBase pay for this position starts from EUR 3641 gross per month and salary depends on the skills and requirements, there will be further pay components such as a sign on bonus and the eligibility to participate in a restricted stock unit scheme operated independently by Amazon.com Inc. in USA. Company benefits apply subject to further terms, including annual membership in medical clinic, life insurance, retirement pension, meal voucher card, career development
  • Contract type: full-time, part-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Finance Operations (FinOps) is one of the largest captive Business Service organizations on Earth. We deliver finance technology solutions, corporate facilities, procurement services and transactional finance to Amazon. We are international, spreading across 28 countries in the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

To support Amazon’s growing business and VAT compliance, Finance Operations Accounting and Analysis (FOAA) is looking for a Finance Manager owning and supporting global VAT and E-invoicing projects. Such projects will relate to business expansions, new product or system launches and compliance with new or changed VAT regulations. The Finance Manager represents FOAA during project meetings, prepares and reviews business and accounting requirement documents as well as journal entry mappings. Communicating and coordinating with FOAA internal and external stakeholders are important aspects of the role. The successful candidate will have a strong desire in innovating processes and exceeding expectations in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, driving innovation on behalf of our customers.

Key responsibilities of the position are:
- Support and co-own EMEA VAT compliance and E-invoicing integration projects from a Finance Operations Accounting perspective.
- Liaison with Indirect Tax EU Controllership and Compliance, Accounting, Finance Operations, and Technology teams with the goal to assure the VAT compliance of the financial statements.
- Review tax requirements documents (TRD), provide accounting assessment, and monitor implementation during the launch period.
- Influence internal decision making with the goal to sustain and improve accounting of indirect taxes and accuracy of tax filings.
- Safeguard the accuracy of VAT financial statement and tax filing by highlighting financial risks associated with VAT and E-invoicing projects.
- Inform internal functional process owners about new projects and explain impact on existing accounting processes.
- Provide internal projects communication in Monthly Business Reviews to Senior Leadership.
- Promote VAT awareness, including knowledge sharing and training with respect to VAT rules, policies and procedures, within Finance Operations.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business and/or similar discipline with accounting and/or indirect taxes (VAT/GST).

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Number of years of experience

7

Personality requirements and skills

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
- BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business and/or similar discipline with accounting and/or indirect taxes (VAT/GST).
- Proven familiarity with concepts of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
- 7+ years of accounting and/or experience in the area of indirect taxes.
- Project management experience.
- Strong English language written and oral communication skills with an ability to concisely summarize relevant data and convey results by effectively articulating complex messages.
- Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.
Independent and entrepreneurial attitude showing the ability to work with minimal direction.
- Experience with understanding complex process flows and driving process improvements.
- The ability to demonstrate ownership, initiate and implement change with a problem solving approach.
- The ability to earn trust with people at all levels within an organization and challenge the “status quo”.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Master’s degree and/or Professional certification (CPA/Qualified Accounting certificate) + relevant experience.
- Good understanding of accounts payable and receivables process flows and how they translate into the accounting framework.
- Experience working with service center support teams and matrix organizations
- Knowledge of E-invoicing programs and VAT requirements related to E-invoicing

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Brief description of the company

At Amazon.com, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on the Earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and result driven people.

Amazon opened a center in Slovakia in 2011 creating over 1000 new jobs till today. The new center is operated by Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o. and is located at
Twin City Tower( Mlynské Nivy 10). Currently there are divisions like Vendor Contact Management, Financial Operations, Payroll, Listing Specialists, Catalog, Amazon Media Group, Mass Vendor Recruitment and more. We even have virtual roles with possibility to work from home.

All open positions together with a job description and contact details can be found on www.amazon.jobs.

Number of employees

1000 and more employees