Senior Manager, VAT Planning Coordinator/Controllership (Ref. No.: 1057296)

Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.

Place of work
Twin City C, Mlynské nivy, Bratislava, Slovakia
Contract type
Wage (gross)
5 833 EUR/monthBase pay for this position starts from EUR 5833 gross per month and salary depends on the skills and requirements, there will be further pay components such as a sign on bonus and the eligibility to participate in a restricted stock unit scheme operated independently by Inc. in USA. Company benefits apply subject to further terms, including annual membership in medical clinic, life insurance, retirement pension, meal voucher card, career development.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Senior Manager, VAT Planning Coordinator/Controllership
Amazon operates in a number of European countries and has a great opportunity for a dynamic and experienced person to work alongside the EMEA VAT advisory team. This senior manager role will involve the set up and lead of a team supporting VAT planning in a shared service centre covering VAT technical support, the coordination of PAN European VAT advice as well as the governance and VAT controls of new business initiatives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
This is a new Amazon role to support various Amazon business and seller/customer service teams as well as liaise with internal and external business partners, including:
· Overseeing a small team deliver VAT planning activities supporting the VAT planning delivery teams;
· Leading VAT controllership activities ensuring VAT regulatory compliance and commercial alignment based on business contractual arrangements;
· Managing a small team of junior managers;
· Promoting VAT awareness, including knowledge sharing and training with respect to European VAT rules, policies and procedures.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

· A team player who is confident in communicating with others and able to work with minimal supervision.
· Partner well with people at all levels within an organization.
· The ability to build and lead a team with a “can-do” attitude.
· Ability to project manage with an entrepreneurial spirit.
· The ability to demonstrate ownership, initiate and implement change with a problem solving approach.
· Organised and methodical with strong attention to detail.
· Practical approach to VAT with a sound understanding of legislation and technical issues.
· Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English.
· Other European languages such as French, German, Italian, Polish and Spanish are an advantage.

· Ideally 12-15 years of experience in a VAT compliance/advisory role in a multinational and/or professional organization.
· Experience in a retail/marketplace environment is an advantage.
· In-house VAT experience is an advantage.

Degree in finance, tax, accounting, or related fields with specialization in European VAT.

Degree in finance, tax, accounting, or related fields with specialization in European VAT.


Brief description of the company

At, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on the Earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and result driven people.

Amazon opened a center in Slovakia in 2011 creating over 1000 new jobs till today. The new center is operated by Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o. and is located at the Park One office center (Namestie 1.maja, Bratislava). Currently there are divisions like Vendor Contact Management, Financial Operations, Payroll, Listing Specialists, Catalog, Amazon Media Group, Mass Vendor Recruitment and more. We even have virtual roles with possibility to work from home.

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Number of employees

1000 and more employees

Company address

Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.
Mlynské Nivy 10
821 09 Bratislava-Staré Mesto
ID: 3875521  Datum zveřejnění: 19.3.2020  Spodní hranice mzdy (brutto): 5 833 EUR/month