Senior Consultant - Swiss and/or International VAT

Location: Zurich
Start date: As soon as possible
Workload: 60-100%
Are you ready for a new challenge? You are a VAT Specialist with experiences in consulting national and international VAT clients. Our Indirect Tax team offers advice on all issues relating the management of VAT taxation throughout the entire business process.
Location: Zurich
Start date: As soon as possible
Workload: 60-100%


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Responsibilities & Profile

Your contribution to KPMG

  • Advise clients on a wide range of national and international VAT related topics
  • Provide statements regarding various VAT topics
  • Prepare inputs for the tax administration (rulings)
  • Support in composition of legal documents and approval certificates
  • Consult and implement processes in order to prepare tax reporting (e.g. VAT statements, customs declarations)
  • Support in further developing the center of competence in national and international VAT within KPMG Switzerland
  • Responsible for Coaching younger team members and proactive knowledge sharing within the team
  • Close cooperation with other internal departments e.g. Corporate Tax, Transfer Pricing, Audit, Advisory and Legal

This is what makes you successful

  • University or University of Applied Sciences degree in Law and/or Economics
  • Proficient English and German skills are required, French or Italian are an asset
  • Qualification in tax or advanced training in tax, in particular, in national and/or international VAT preferable
  • Strong Indirect Tax technical skills and willingness to further develop those skills
  • Relevant experience in managing national and/or international VAT projects
  • Specific IT knowledge in SAP, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Oracle, JDE would be an asset
  • Autonomous, reliable and accurate working method
  • Flair for numbers and interest in technology, economic and international processes

Clarity on Swiss Taxes 2018

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Ancillary benefits may apply to certain positions (e.g. fixed-contract positions).

Your salary in this position will be in line with industry standards and will depend on your professional experience and education. During the recruitment process we will negotiate your salary with you according to our guidelines. Any salary ranges published on external platforms for this position have not been agreed with KPMG and do not apply.

KPMG as an employer

Your future team

Our Indirect Tax team in Zurich engages in a variety of challenges in the area of Swiss and International VAT, customs and excise duties. We advise our clients concerning their organization, the value chain and the processes. A particular focus is the interfaces between the Indirect Tax function and the enterprise technology both from a forward-looking (e.g. configuration, customization and optimization) and a backward looking (e.g. data analytics) perspective.
You work in a dynamic team of experts in VAT and Trade & Customs.

About KPMG

KPMG is known for providing clear and consistent solutions in the areas of auditing and advisory services. The broad palette of services across many subject matters and industries allows the provision of multidisciplinary services from a single source for our clients on the one hand and diverse careers and development options for our employees on the other hand. Our dealings are fair and frank and we strive to always look at the results of our work through the eyes of our clients. At KPMG, we are aware that if we add value for our clients, we also do the same for ourselves.

Contact

Tanja Reichmuth

Human Resources
+41 58 249 68 29 Tanja Reichmuth
To apply for this vacancy, please provide your cover letter, CV and all relevant certificates. We look forward to receiving your application.