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VAT Controller - EY

Locatie: Amsterdam
Dienstverband: Full-time

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. 

The tax practice serves high-profile, national and multinational clients, providing a range of domestic and international transactional tax planning services and tax-related compliance and advisory services. The combination of knowledge and experience forms the basis of our ability to assist clients in meeting their business objectives. We believe that by managing our clients’ tax obligations responsibly and proactively we can make a critical difference, and you’ll be at the heart of this mission. 

What you can expect – enriching experiences that will last a lifetime 

For our EMEIA Tax Centre (ETC), an international tax group working on EY’s largest multi-country clients with major hubs in amongst others Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we are looking for an experienced VAT controller in our Global Compliance & Reporting Team (GCR). 

You will be working in our EMEIA Tax Centre on a selection of clients where you are responsible for the VAT/GST compliance which is outsourced to EY, including: 

  • Acting as a central point of contact – you liaise with your international clients and colleagues with respect to European/Global VAT and VAT compliance; 
  • Monitoring the quality of the indirect tax data and reports of your clients including reviewing and approving indirect tax returns, identify issues and opportunities to continuously improve the VAT compliance processes;
  • Coordinate VAT compliance, advisory, technology and audit support; 
  • Coordinate with other VAT controllers and report to the client’s process owners at EY; 
  • Coach and supervise junior team members;

What you can contribute – skills for shaping the future 

  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant professional experience in VAT/GST compliance, either within the industry or in consulting; 
  • At least a bachelor’s degree in economics or tax law; 
  • Basic understanding of other compliance activities such as statutory reporting and corporate tax compliance; 
  • Understanding and experience working with various VAT/GST reporting solutions; 

What we are offering – an inspiring work environment 

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive total rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development. At EY, your competencies and your areas of interest will determine your future, plus: 

  • We offer you intensive training (hard & soft skills) and education besides your work, support by a personal counselor and buddy, and support with education - temporal and financial; 
  • You become part of international projects through our global network and work along multicultural teams; 
  • At EY, every individual has a unique contribution with his / her vision and opinion. So you too! Our culture is open in which attention to diversity is embedded in policy; 

Find out more here about the many benefits to which you are entitled as employee at EY 

Become part of our high-performing teams! 

If you have any questions, please contact Emile Termote via +31(0)6 2908 4259 or via email

An (online) assessment and a pre employment screening are part of the application procedure.
Due to laws and regulations, and because EY (and in some cases its clients) has high demands on the reliability and integrity of its employees, every new employee will be screened. Depending on your rank the pre employment screening could contain the following: Certificate of Conduct (in Dutch: VOG) or - if requesting a Dutch VOG is not possible - Criminal Background Check of the country you are currently living or have lived during the last five years,  integrity questionnaire, verification of ID, diploma’s and/or work experience and consultation of the Dutch insolvency registry.
If you have any questions, please contact the recruiter as mentioned above.


Information and application:


Please send your application for VAT Controller at EY in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

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Job posted

12 februari 2020
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More information:

Emile Termote
Recruitment & Executive Search for Tax professionals
t. +31 88 40 75822
m. 06-29084259

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