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General Electric Lead VAT Analyst in Budapest, Hungary

Job Description Summary

As a Lead VAT Analyst, you'll play an integral part within GE Corporate in Budapest, Hungary, supporting GE's affiliates across 31 countries in Europe. This role provides VAT compliance for multiple GE entities and focuses particularly on controllership, review and submission of VAT returns.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that VAT and associated returns are correct by reviewing them

  • Prepare complex VAT returns Identify potential VAT errors and work on corrective actions

  • Liaise with external advisor and business VAT managers to ensure compliance with local regulations& business policies

  • Provide training courses for VAT return preparer and other accounting functions to improve VAT compliance

  • Coordinate & work on European projects focusing on VAT process & system improvements like standardization and simplifications

  • Support VAT internal and external audits

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s /master’s degree in finance/accounting

  • Proven experience in tax accounting/tax compliance/VAT, preferably in multinational environment;

  • Written and verbal fluency in English

  • Excellent communication skills – ability to develop professional relationship with auditors, tax advisors and Business VAT Managers

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to manage multiple priorities/projects

  • Results orientated and ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines

Desired Characteristics:

  • SSC/Big4/multinational accounting experience

  • Proactive – always looking for better solution

  • Additional foreign European language skills

  • Successful applicant will be legally eligible to enter into an employment relationship under the laws of Hungary

Our people like to work with us as:

  • Flexibility is key to success for us, many of our people work flexibly in many different ways (part-time, full home office work)

  • We love hybrid working : flexibility working from home and the office is given, we are offering home office allowance and ergonomic home office set up support (monitor, chair, headset)

  • We are a diverse, vibrant team of many talents and nationalities – we respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all

  • Your ideas and insights will always be welcome : we love to hear your voice whether it is about process improvement or overall ideas how we could do better

  • We are committed to fostering an inclusive culture , where everyone feels accountable and empowered to do their best work because they feel accepted, respected, and that they belong .

  • GE office is Váci Greens – the site offers a comfortable, safe and friendly working environment with many funky community areas to chill out or to have informal catch ups. It is easily accessible by transportation; the site is between Gyöngyösi utca and Forgách utca metro stations.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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