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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


  • 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

What we offer:

  • Flexible working time, possibility to work part time, home office Health care coverage

  • Opportunity to be involved in projects, migrations

  • Personal development is part of our culture, language courses and trainings, experience to learn our well-developed internal digital technologies and systems

  • Impactful job – can influence and shape the future of our shared service center together

  • Get closer to have broad oversight of regional Tax rules

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No