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Global Indirect Tax Specialist

Hitachi Zosen Inova Slovakia s.r.o.

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 3 000 EUR/monthMonthly Gross Salary is offered. Salary can be adjusted higher considering the seniority of the applicant.
  • Start date: Upon agreement
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

As part of our growing Group Tax Team, we are looking for a Global Indirect Tax Manager to play a vital role in identifying tax risk and pursuing planning opportunities in the indirect tax space as the subject matter expert within HZI.
As Global Indirect Tax Manager you will identify and assess indirect tax risks and tax planning opportunities, as well as delivering and supporting the implementation of VAT policies and procedures by working together with the business units and other departments. You will build a positive relationship with key businesspeople in order to be able to work together to optimise our business structures.
In more detail your tasks include:
• Provide indirect tax (VAT& Customs) input and planning for international plant construction projects and service orders of the Hitachi Zosen Inova Group;
• Design and implement an Indirect Tax Control Framework across the HZI Group
• Maximise cash and minimise VAT leakage across the Group
• Support the global ERP implementation from an indirect tax perspective
• Act as a trusted business advisor in partnership with the wider Group Tax team members
• Assist the Group Tax Lead on indirect tax controversy matters
• Conduct a continuous VAT and Customs risks assessment and propose remediation plans to be taken forward within the business
• Provide regular trainings to sales, procurement, logistic, and accounting team members on indirect tax topics
• Stay informed on indirect tax matter in relevant countries and pro-actively inform Group Tax Lead and business management on the impact of such matters

Employee perks, benefits

Employment contract for an indefinite period
+ 13th Salary
Financial reward for working anniversaries
Flexible working time (core time 9-3:30)
Home Office possible 2 days a week
Extra days of leave (+1 day after the first, third and fifth year of service)
Extra days of leave for special personal events (e.g., wedding, graduation etc.)
Modern infrastructure
Free drinking regime (coffee)
Recreation allowance
Multisport card
The third pillar of the pension scheme
Support for professional and career growth, education and training
Supportive and team-oriented working environment

Information about the selection process

Kindly submit your CV in English. If sending a motivation letter, please submit it in English, too.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Educational Specialization

Economics, Finance or Law with focus on Tax qualification

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Office - Advanced
VAT knowledge - Advanced
ERP - Basic

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Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

• Successfully completed a degree in economics, finance, or law with a focus on tax or an equivalent qualification
• International, and primarily EU, VAT knowledge developed from relevant professional experience in the area of indirect taxes
• Indirect tax experience in the field of large energy and construction projects is a big plus
• Sound knowledge of accounting principles, related procedures and familiarity with Customs.
• Experience with ERP implementation is considered a plus
• Excellent communication skills, problem solving skills, organizational and planning skills.
• Business fluent in English; German would be a plus
• Global Indirect Tax Manager will be supporting whole Group of HZI - the Head Office in Zurich and all subsidiaries


Brief description of the company

Zurich-based green-tech company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global leader in solutions for energy transition and circular economy including Energy from Waste (EfW) and Renewable Gas (RG), operating as part of the Hitachi Zosen Corporation Group. HZI acts as a project developer, technology supplier and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological waste recovery. Its solutions are based on efficient and environmentally sound technologies, are thoroughly tested, and can be flexibly adapted to customer requirements. HZI’s Service Solutions Group combines its own research and development with comprehensive manufacturing and erection capabilities to provide support throughout a plant’s entire plant cycle. HZI works for customers ranging from established waste management companies to up-and-coming partners in new markets. Its innovative and reliable solutions have been part of more than 1,600 reference projects worldwide.

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Number of employees

100-149 employees


Contact person: Monika Hrico
E-mail: send CV