BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) VAT Analyst in Erembodegem, Belgium

Job Description Summary


Under the supervision of the Fin Ops COE – General Accounting Team Leader, you will operate within the VAT & Intrastat team which is part of the Finance Operations Center of Excellence.

You will perform Accounting and financial activities in the VAT & Intrastat area in order to maximize the effectiveness of services provided to Europe and EMA Countries. Next to this you discuss process improvements with Team Leader, execute and follow-up on actions to improve internal controls and ensure adherence to policies & procedures.

Job Description


•The execution of the financial services assigned to the VAT & Intrastat team, in order to guarantee quality, efficiency, effectiveness and on time completion of the various tasks and process steps

•Assure correctness, on time delivery and sign-off on VAT & Intrastat operations

•Internal and External reporting conform local legal requirements

•Specific month end activities

•Ensure internal & SOX controls are followed in order to guarantee completeness, correctness and security of key financial data and accounting transactions. Follow up on action plans, resulting from audits and/or SOX test results.

•Discuss with the General Accounting Team Leader possible improvement, standardization opportunities and execute the agreed upon process changes within your own area, in order to support a continuous increase in the efficiency of VAT & Intrastat processes.

•Ensure SLA’s commitments are followed in order to support both Fin Ops COE and local entities in achieving the objectives of the SLA’s. Contribute directly to the following metrics for VAT & Intrastat;◦Timeliness declarations and payments

◦Correctness of declarations and payments


•Participate in projects to support the implementation of process improvements within your area of responsibility.


•Minimum Bachelor degree in Accountancy

•Having an interest in VAT is a plus

•Knowledge of local GAAP and US GAAP / IFRS requirements

•Fluency in English; each additional European language is a plus

•Knowledge of SAP is a strong plus.

•Excel skills

•Planning & organizing – Action oriented

•Problem analysis

Primary Work Location

BEL Erembodegem - Dorp 86

Additional Locations

Work Shift

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