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Job ID R-442845 Date posted 07/07/2022 BACK TO SEARCH RESULTS Apply

VAT Accountant

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Be part of something bigger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 70,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

As VAT accountant you will be member of 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 to improve the efficiency of services provided to Europe and EMA Countries.

  • Discuss process improvements with Team Leader, execute and follow-up on actions to improve internal controls and ensure adherence to policies & procedures.

Other Key Responsibilities:-

  • The execution of the financial services assigned to the VAT & Intrastat team, to guarantee the 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 to local legal requirements.

  • Specific month-end activities.

  • Ensure internal & SOX controls are followed in order to guarantee the 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 and correctness of declarations.

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

About you:-

  • You have a bachelor's degree in Accountancy and an affinity with VAT.

  • You are proficient in English; each additional European language is a plus.

  • You love to work very organized and consider yourself a phenomenal planner.

  • You have good Excel skills and a problem-solving attitude.

  • Knowledge of SAP is a strong plus.

Click on apply if this sounds like you!

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, or any other protected status.

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