Tax & Compliance Accountant

Tax & Compliance Accountant

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Veghel, Netherlands.
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Are you always looking for the bigger picture? But are you also getting enthusiastic of the details? Do you like having contacts with stakeholders and specialists? If the answer is “yes,” then look no further!


The FSSC EMEA Accounting team is located in Veghel (headquarters of Vanderlande) and in Barcelona. The team consists of 18 people. The main goal of the team is to provide high-quality and professional services for the EMEA region. The scope of FSSC EMEA is tax and compliance, credit management and maintaining/improving financial processes. All regular transactions (processing invoices and bank statements) will be executed by your colleagues in Pune (India). 

What will you be doing?

As a Tax and Compliance accountant you are responsible for that part of the R2R capability that secures local statutory (tax) compliancy. And you prepare and review Financial Statements. In this role you ensure that for group reporting purposes the figures of the countries in your scope are reliable and (potential) mistakes are identified. You will be using tools like; Hubble, JD Edwards, Tungsten, Blackline and Longview. This job will require you to work in Dortmund, two or three times a month. During the induction period this will be more.


In this role you will be focused on our more complex countries (UK, The Netherlands, Germany, Spain) You will be responsible for:

  • Managing VAT – Prepare, Submit, Follow up on VAT declarations

  • Managing CIT – Submit income tax declaration, Manage CIT – Adjust income tax charge position

  • Process FBT – Calculate FBT costs, Create FBT statement, Submit FBT statement, Determine income tax declaration

  • External Financial Statement Activities – Extract trial balance (IFRS), Create adjustments (to local GAAP), Create statutory accounts, Submit statutory accounts, Execute audit request, Check and share audit documentation, Point of contact for auditors.

  • Month-end close – Reviews as a balance owner of a set of companies the month-end figures, identifies (potential) misstatements. Ensures that all material misstatements are adjusted or reported during month-end close. 

  • Month-end close Blackline – Responsible for preparing and approving reconciliations within Blackline

  • Aligns with SME on compliancy topics

  • Keeps up to date on local Compliance & Tax developments

  • Execute Tax accounting ( e.g. VAT, Sales )

  • J-SOX verification

What do we ask from you?

  • A Bachelor degree in Accountancy or Business Economics / Business administration;

  • >8 years of relevant experience within an international organization or accountancy firm;

  • Affinity with Tax rules and regulation;

  • Good communication skills;

  • Eager to learn;

  • You dare to ask questions;

  • You are curious in understanding things;

  • You understand the accounting principles according to IFRS;

  • You are familiar with J-SOX;

  • You have knowledge of Excel;

  • Fluency in English

  • Knowledge of JD Edwards is an advantage.


  • Independent

  • Proactive

  • Stress Resistance

  • Analyzing

What we offer​

In the challenging and responsible position of Sr Tax & Compliance Accountant,  you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to industry-leading projects and be connected to our dedicated people and customers. We offer a position in an informal, international and professional working environment with a lot of scope for personal development. By joining our profitable and growing company you will be able to reach your goals and focus on your future.​ 


This position offers a competitive salary range of € 3600,- to € 5300,-  gross per month (excluding 8% holiday allowance). Through exceeding performance expectations, you even have the possibility to grow outside this scale.   


On top of your fixed salary you’ll receive the following secondary benefits:​ 

  • 40 vacation days (20 statutory days and a flexible budget worth 20 days).​ 

  • Flexible working hours.​ 

  • A hybrid workplace (40% working from home and 60% in the office).​ 

  • A Health & Wellbeing budget worth €300,- per calendar year. 

  • Commuting allowance, including full reimbursement of travel by public transport.​ 

  • Working from home allowance.​ 

  • Collective pension scheme and discount on additional health insurance.​ 

  • On-site company health centres with a gym, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.​ 

  • Vanderlande Academy and training facilities to boost your skills.​ 

  • A variety in Vanderlande Network communities and initiatives.​ 

  • And a great company restaurant and coffee bar with barista. 


Are you interested in the position Senior Tax & Compliance specialist? Then apply now!  

Diversity & Inclusion
Vanderlande is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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