BASEL OFFICE - Tax Accountant

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The Tax Accountant is responsible for the preparation and declaration of VAT returns and maintenance of the VAT set-up in the ERP system. Together with his/her colleague, he/she assists the Senior Manager Tax and is part of a small, but dedicated Tax team.

This role is based in our Head Office in Basel, Switzerland, and we are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.

Please note that we can only accept applicants who are eligible to work in Switzerland or who are in possession of a valid Swiss work permit.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing preparation and declaration of VAT returns, ESL & Intrastat
  • Prepare VAT reconciliation and ageing reports
  • Ensuring VAT compliant Accounts Payable processes and invoice review
  • Partner with Finance Team for the administration of period end close process
  • Communication with tax authorities
  • Maintaining VAT set-up in the ERP system
  • Support VAT administration and documentation
  • Prepare corporate tax provisions and support corporate tax administration and documentation

 

QUALIFICATION PROFILE

  • University degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in VAT
  • VAT compliance background
  • Good understanding of accounting principles
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to deal with and organize a large volume of data
  • Fluent written and spoken English, fluency in German is an asset
  • Excellent planning and organizational abilities
  • Good knowledge in MS Office, especially Excel
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility and willingness for teamwork
  • Reliable and stress-resistant

 

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Flexible working hours
  • On-site restaurant (including complimentary soft drinks, juices and coffee)
  • Regular company events, e.g. sports games, barbecues, cooking classes
  • A modern working environment with height-adjustable desks
  • A dynamic and fast-growing environment where you can drive your future
  • A free cruise for you and your +1 every two years
  • A highly talented, passionate and international team
  • Discounts on cultural events and sports activities

 

Please apply via our website www.vikingcruises.com/careers including your CV and cover letter in English.


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