Manager VAT Compliance and Projects

Information about the position

Place of work

Digital Park III - Einsteinova 19, 851 01 Bratislava, Slovakia

Contract type


Job description, responsibilities and duties

This role comprises of ensuring full legal VAT compliance in all countries belonging to the Mondelez EU region (currently 23) including the ownership of all VAT related modules in SAP, next to the governance of VAT related settings for the entire European SAP instance. It requires the incumbent to manage and coordinate all VAT matters, mainly in relation to Legal, Local Tax, CS&L, Master data, Information Systems and other departments within Mondelez. Additionally this role requires liaising with external service providers to ensure VAT compliance.

The person in this role manages the review and approval of VAT reports prepared by the service provider, and subsequently signs those on behalf of Mondelez, becoming herewith liable for the data reported.

Main Responsibilities
  • Manage VAT work-streams in major and strategic and other important business projects.
  • Enforce and manage continuous improvement in the area of VAT and drive simplification and harmonization in all VAT compliance processes, considering as well the needs and the implications on the service providers side.
  • Manage project teams in the area of VAT, respectively VAT sub work streams in regional/global projects.
  • Ownership of all VAT related SAP modules on the European SAP instance, which includes the management and coordination of tax determination settings belonging to different areas of the business.
  • Continuous review of VAT changes in EU jurisdictions and informing impacted parties (e.g. service provider) on any change.
  • Provide VAT related legal advice and VAT trainings.
  • Ensure VAT compliance for VAT returns prepared by the service providers.
  • Create strong morale and spirit, assign priorities, provide guidance and support to subordinates.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Proficiency (C2)

Personality requirements and skills

  • High School Degree in Economics is a plus
  • At least 3 years working experience in the area of VAT
  • Strong knowledge of VAT in Europe and good understanding of implications in changes of VAT rules
  • Strong SAP skills
  • Presentation skills and ability to influence people
  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in an international environment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good people management skills
  • English language – fluent speaker
  • Other languages are an advantage

We pride ourselves on having a high performing and collaborative culture where we offer support and development to enhance your career and develop your knowledge and skills. In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer top attractive social benefits.

Please note that application documents in English are required (make sure English version of your CV is uploaded in the application form) and full recruitment process is conducted in English.


Brief description of the company

Mondelēz International, Inc. is one of the world´s largest snack companies.

Our dream is to create delicious moments of joy in everything we do. Over 100,000 employees support this dream by manufacturing and marketing delicious food and beverage products for consumers in approximately 165 countries around the world.

Mondelēz International holds the No. 1 position globally in Biscuits, Chocolate, Candy and Powdered Beverages.

Number of employees

500-999 employees

Company address

Mondelez European Business Services Centre s. r. o.
Račianska 44, P.O.BOX 400
814 99 Bratislava

Mondelez European Business Services Centre, Ltd.

Place of work :
Račianska, P.O.BOX 400, 847 99 Bratislava / Digital Park II, Einsteinova 19, 851 01 Bratislava
ID: 3155431   Dátum zverejnenia: 9.8.2017