VAT Specialist

Posted 14 Jun 2022

Montevideo, Montevideo - Uruguay

Req Id 250632



A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.



Your role:

You will be responsible for the indirect tax compliance and advisory activities in the countries across Latin America. As VAT/ITX (Senior) Specialist you are responsible for preparing and submitting the periodic VAT returns like advance and annual VAT returns, refund procedures as well as all related local reporting obligations of our various companies in different countries of Latin America. In addition, you will support the global service center and other streams of the organization by advising on VAT related matters, identifying systems changes needed to remain VAT compliant, providing training and supporting project teams.


Who you are:

Basic Qualifications:

  • academic degree in Business Administration or similar fields (Bachelor’s degree required)

  • 3+ years of work experience in the field of finance and taxation, experience in VAT compliance - either in industry or with other service providers 


Preferred Qualifications

  • knowledge of Argentinian indirect tax legislation desirable

  • first ERP (e. g. SAP R3, S/4 HANA) experience in reviewing individual transactions and reports and experience with ERP (SAP) Tax determination process and / or with other tax engines

  • ERP deployment and transformation related project experience are a plus

  • experience in working in a Shared Service Organization, preferably with indirect tax

  • strong team player and a good understanding of governance and processes

  • independence and a “can-do” attitude, whilst keeping the goals of the team in mind Fluent English language and excellent results-oriented, analytical and advanced Excel skills are required

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

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