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European Indirect Tax Advisor

Place of work

Remote work

Wage (gross)

2 700 EUR/monthNegotiable based on experience

Start date


Contract type


Job description, responsibilities and duties

At the Holcim’s Indirect Tax COE we are opening a position for a (Senior) European Indirect Tax Advisor. The (Senior) Indirect Tax Advisor will become a member of Holcim’s global tax community with a reporting line to the Head of Indirect Tax EMEA based in the Slovak Republic (Kosice). The newly formed Indirect Tax COE is part of Holcim’s Global Tax Organization & Business Services. The department’s responsibilities include indirect tax compliance, technology, controversy and advisory for Europe.

The role is a great in-house opportunity for experienced tax experts interested in working on standalone VAT projects and willing to support the organization with their specialized knowledge and professional expertise.in the field of advisory and controversy.

Main responsibilities:
- Monitor VAT legislative changes in the region, communicate relevant changes to the key business stakeholders, drive changes implementation in SAP (in close cooperation with IT and Global Business Centers)
- Support on VAT settings in SAP in cooperation with IT and the VAT compliance team
- Provide timely and accurate response to VAT queries from the local business / the VAT compliance team
- Assist the VAT compliance team in handling matters that require in-depth VAT knowledge and/or international cross-border knowledge
- Assist VAT compliance team in providing answers to high complex VAT information requests
- Support and lead country tax audits depending on the country, the complexity level and in agreement with the local business finance teams
- Track audits and their progress (central audit repository maintenance)
- Deliver VAT trainings to the Business Centers (or other functions upon request)
- Actively support finance/tax projects that require more in-depth VAT knowledge and/or international cross-border knowledge
- Contribute to know-how development of the VAT compliance team
- Look for improvements in supply chain, identify opportunities and mitigate risks & issues (long term objective)
- Support on legal proceedings, assist in preparing objections and appeals in cooperation with country finance (in limited number of cases)

Location: For this role we offer local contract, where the employee needs to be located in Slovakia, Poland or Czech republic.

Self employment can be considered.

Other benefits

Employees of Holcim EBS are offered an unique working environment, where they can:
- Daily communicate in English and learn new languages
- Build their technical skills in SAP, HRIS and other tools
- Develop their potential and achieve a career growth
- Find their idol and a friend in their colleagues

Within our company culture, you are free to participate in:
- Social events and teambuildings
- Sports activities and Multisport card to support the healthy lifestyle
- Support for local communities and volunteering activities
- Fully enjoy our new, modern, eco-friendly office in the heart of Košice
- Participate in fruit days, ice cream days, company breakfast
- Use discounts at various shops
- Attend language courses
- Use training and development opportunities - soft skills and hard skills
- Try a referral program
- Young working team
- Work from the office or from home and many many more

Required education

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

Educational Specialization

Tax or Law

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Required experience

tax audit work, tax advisor

Personality requirements and skills

- Min 5 years’ experience in tax audit work (consultancy company or in-house / European Tax CoE)
- Min 4 years’ experience as tax advisor (consultancy company or in-house / European Tax CoE)
- Fluent English written and spoken (B2 level or higher)
- Excellent communication skill across various organizational levels
- Ability to develop strong relationships with key internal stakeholders
- Proactive attitude, reliability, responsiveness & delivery
- Understanding of ERP VAT set up (SAP specifically) will be an asset, but not required
- Master’s degree in Tax or Law
- Certified Tax Advisor (Slovak / Czech / Polish or a foreign equivalent)
- Alternatively Chartered Accountant with practical VAT advisory experience or in-house VAT Expert with proven VAT and business experience or Big4 experience as an Indirect Tax Consultant

Remote contract in Slovakia or Poland, local contract in the CEE country, self employment can be considered

Brief description of the company

Holcim builds progress for people and the planet. As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.

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Main focus of the company's activities

Accounting and auditing activities

Information about the selection process

Do you want to be a part of our SSC? Send us your structured CV in English in PDF:
- Chosen candidates are contacted by HR for a short phone interview. Due to capacity reasons we do not contact all candidates
- Candidates CV, who are not contacted via phone, will be saved in database for future possible cooperation
- Next step is an interview with the Internal HR


Contact person: Lukrecia Harvanková
E-mail: send CV
ID: 4465444  Dátum zverejnenia: 6.2.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 700 EUR/month