Senior Tax Specialist - Team Manager (Ref. No.: 603386)

Place of work
Námestie 1. mája 18, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Amazon is seeking a VAT professional to manage its VAT Compliance and Controllership team in Bratislava, Slovakia. The Amazon Tax Department is a fast-paced, team-focused, and dynamic environment. This position will be responsible for recruiting, developing and managing a team responsible (as part of a larger team) for the preparation, review and submission of European VAT returns and related filings. This position will also manage the provision of data to tax authorities relating to third party sellers.

Working within the current EMEA VAT Compliance team, the VAT professional will:

• Review and submit European VAT returns and related filings such as EU Sales Listings;
• Review and submit Intrastat returns as necessary;
• Assist with VAT registrations across various jurisdictions;
• Manage and assist with VAT compliance queries from Amazon businesses operating across Europe;
• Provide intelligent and creative solutions to VAT issues both reactively and proactively;
• Review month-end VAT account reconciliations;
• Provide internal and external audit support, including data analysis;
• Liaise with, and deal with VAT compliance and audit enquiries from, tax authorities;
• Provide support to and partner with colleagues throughout the business and, in particular, accounting groups;
• Lead and participate in cross-functional projects;
• Map VAT processes and identify areas for improvement;
• Support business growth and on-boarding of new companies and entities;
• Act as people manager for the members of the team.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

• ACCA/tax qualified equivalent or related field;
• 8+ years of experience of working in a finance and/or VAT compliance function;
• Experience of working in a large multinational organisation or accountancy firm;
• Ability to communicate in English (written and verbal), additional languages are a benefit
• Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills;
• A strong desire to exceed expectations;
• Organised, analytical and methodical with strong attention to detail;
• Strong computer, particularly MS Excel, skills;
• Good communication and personal skills with a hands-on team-oriented attitude;
• Able to take ownership of work, lead projects, initiate and implement change, and demonstrate a problem solving approach;
• Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.


Brief description of the company

At, 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 the Park One office center (Namestie 1.maja, Bratislava). 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.

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Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.
Námestie 1. mája 18
811 06 Bratislava
ID: 3279477   Dátum zverejnenia: 7.3.2018