General Electric Lead Audit Coordinator - Tax Operations in Budapest, Hungary
Job Description Summary
Determine and minimize the company's worldwide tax liability with the highest integrity while complying with worldwide tax laws. In-depth understanding of key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work. In-depth understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area.
Roles and Responsibilities
Coordinate external TAX & VAT audits for Corporate and discontinued operations. Act as a Lead Audit Coordinator in any audit that need coordination.
Work with the any Corporate teams or Business teams or TAX & VAT country or regional teams or external parties, Business TAX & VAT teams to ensure that the answers are collected and properly presented to the auditors. Ensure that the answers & audit ready documents are provided to the auditors and keep the stakeholders, e.g. TAX & VAT leaders and managers, Business TAX & VAT and controllership up to date about the status of the audit.
Work with TAX & VAT managers in the business or external party to understand the audit strategy and priorities.
Drive the collection of the information and documentation for the audit, do a first check if needed. Act as main point of contact to coordinate the documentation collection, analysis & review prior it is handed over to the external auditors.
Support local Corporate or Business TAX & VAT teams in any communication towards the Tax Authorities.
Support Corporate and Business TAX & VAT teams to manage risk in audits and to protect GE’s reputation.
Ensure that an up-to-date record is kept for audits carried out, ongoing and expected across Europe.
Work with Corporate & Business TAX & VAT teams or process teams to fix issues came up in audits and drive execution to resolve them.
Proactively address gaps in process standards, training and documentation, identify and recommend improvement ideas for productivity & simplification of integrations processes.
Support CIT & VAT Leader for Europe in any additional queries as needed.
Degree in Finance or Tax
Experience in Finance and/or CIT & VAT compliance processes.
Established project management skills and excellent organizational skills.
Experience in coordinating external auditor and/or Tax Authority audits.
Strong oral and written communication skills in English. Excellent influencing and relationship management skills.
Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems. Ability to create actionable operational plans and drive execution.
Relocation Assistance Provided: No