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VAT Analyst



Best, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Your Title: VAT Analyst

Job Location: Best- Netherlands (hybrid work model)

Our Department: Finance

Are you an accounting professional who is driven to continuously improve processes, able to work independently and as part of a collaborative team, and are inherently curious with a willingness to learn? If so, then this is an exciting opportunity for you!

What You Will Do

We are looking for a VAT analyst with accounting affinity. In this role you will take care of the monthly and quarterly VAT filings for all countries where Trimble BV has a VAT registration. Besides the VAT tasks you will assist the GL team during the monthly closing process. In this role you will report to the European Finance Manager and work closely with the International Tax Manager.

VAT tasks:

  • Data management for input on VAT filings.

  • Preparation of VAT data and filing for 3rd party VAT Consultants.

  • Coordinate VAT filing with 3rd party VAT Consultants.

GL tasks:

  • Work closely with Business Finance and local accounting teams.

  • Ensure US GAAP and internal compliance.

  • Prepare and post journal entries.

  • Report the numbers in a timely and accurate manner on a monthly and quarterly basis

  • Improve and develop VAT related processes in Oracle and Alteryx.

  • Develop reporting in Oracle for VAT compliance.

  • Advice internally on VAT matters.

  • Support ERP implementations for VAT related processes.

  • Support VAT audits in various countries.

  • Work with other Global process owners (Order to Cash, Corporate Sales Tax, data warehouse)

  • Work with the Accounting team to reconcile VAT accounts on a monthly basis

What Skills & Experience You Should Bring

  • Flexibility and ability to effectively manage multiple priorities.

  • Excellent communication, analytical and interpersonal skills.

  • Hands-on, can-do mentality.

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Strong sense of responsibility.

  • Good level of speaking/writing in English; Dutch level nice to have

  • Experience in handling VAT in an International environment.

  • Experience in working with different foreign currencies.

  • Experience in working in a dynamic international environment.

  • Experience in working with Statutory Auditors and SOX Auditors.

  • Knowledge of Oracle, Netsuite and Google Sheets are beneficial.

  • Understanding of Alteryx or willingness to learn Alteryx and other automation software

  • Good excel skills

About Trimble

Dedicated to the world’s tomorrow, Trimble is a technology company delivering solutions that enable our customers to work in new ways to measure, build, grow and move goods for a better quality of life. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics connect the digital and physical worlds to improve productivity, quality, safety, transparency and sustainability. From purpose-built products and enterprise lifecycle solutions to industry cloud services, Trimble is transforming critical industries such as construction, geospatial, agriculture and transportation to power an interconnected world of work. For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB), visit:

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