General Electric VAT Analyst Tax in Sao Paulo, Brazil

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:

As VAT Analyst for GO you will be responsible to execute routine daily deliverables related to VAT compliance (computation and reporting), as well to support the VAT accounting activities across the region. Gather documentation within defined timelines. VAT analyst takes direction from a team leader.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Calculation of sales taxes (IPI, ICMS, PIS/COFINS, ISS)

  • Preparation of sales tax books and other related obligations (SPED Fiscal, EFD ContribuiƧƵes, DIRF, DCTF, GIA etc)

  • WHT activities especially: reporting, payment and filing obligations (PIS/COFINS/CSLL/ INSS/IRRF/ISS)

  • Assist in the analysis of tax documents for accuracy using thorough and in-depth knowledge of tax regulations

  • Keep updated on sales tax rules changes

  • Ensure the adequacy of the business VAT reporting processes by evaluating relevant policies and procedures for efficiency and transparency

  • Collaborate with finance and business operations personnel to resolve any problems

  • Attend internal and external auditors, as well as Tax Authorities audits by interacting with Corporate Tax and Business Tax team along the Tax audits process supporting the data gathering


  • BS in Finance or Accounting

  • Minimum 7 years of tax or finance experience role preferably

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the country tax system including the local documentation and filing requirements.

  • Experience of audit & tax process, ability to work with external auditors and tax advisors

  • Strong knowledge of tax Compliance issues, including all regulatory compliance environment.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite(Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

  • Proficiency in ERP (Oracle or SAP) and Fiscal Solutions (Syncrho, Mastersaf and related)

  • Experience with USGaap and IFRS rules

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment

  • Confidence / Assertiveness: strong influencing skills across business functions

  • Adaptable/flexible: open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances.

  • Ability to work independently

  • Results Oriented

  • Demonstrated effective organization skills and attention to detail

  • Strong analytical skills Organization and time management skills

  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Orientation towards process improvement

  • RI module knowledge will be a differential

Locations: Brazil; Sao Paulo