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Bratislava, SK

Indirect Tax Analyst


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?



About the role

Are you passionate about VAT, a field that is increasingly important in the world of tax? Do you want to work in a team with strong links to colleagues in other locations? 
This role features preparation of VAT returns for EMEA entities and Canadian GST returns for submission to tax authorities, as well as providing input into IT transformation projects.

What does the role offer?
•    Prepare VAT/GST returns, European Sales List, Supplementary Declarations and additional country specific reports on a timely basis.
•    Generation of monthly and quarterly VAT journals, ensuring VAT is posted to the correct account, cost centre and entity. 
•    Review and prepare VAT reports to ensure VAT has been correctly accounted for and is reported in the correct period.
•    Ensure VAT payments and receipts are correctly booked and VAT postings are completed and reconciled.
•    Process payment requests
•    Actively look for and support the implementation of improvements to the way we do things
•    Perform other position related tasks as required by manager.


In addition you will:
•    Help support the group's finance transformation and automation projects
•    Provide cover for roles in other teams if needed


About the team

As the world's leading reinsurance company we specialize in providing solutions to capital and risk management problems. We are an equal opportunity employer who joins financial strength with experience, knowledge and creative thought to exploit new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders. 
Group Tax Operations is a key team within Swiss Re's Group Tax department. We are the biggest team in the department and work with colleagues in multiple countries.


About You


We are excited to get to know you if:
•    You have previous VAT accounting experience preferably at a European level
•    You are educated to degree level 
•    You are a fluent English speaker, other languages an advantage
•    You have an interest in developing your technological skills 
•    You have excellent verbal and written communication skills 
•    You have a good level of numeracy
•    You are able to work accurately to strict reporting deadlines
•    You have the motivation and ability to adapt to change 
•    You appreciate collaborating with colleagues in a varied team


Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.* 

*We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.  

"We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status."


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Reference Code: 96523 


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