Senior Finance Manager - VAT (Ref. No.: 1103257)

Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.

Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia
Contract type
Wage (gross)
5 500 EUR/monthBase pay for this position starts from EUR 5500 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

Finance Operations (FinOps) is one of the largest captive Business Service organizations on Earth. We deliver finance technology solutions, corporate facilities, procurement services and transactional finance to Amazon. We are international, spreading across 28 countries in the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Amazon seeks a Senior Finance Manager - VAT (m/f) to be the global single threaded leader for VAT across Finance Operations Accounting and Analysis (FOAA) out of Bratislava. This role will partner closely with senior members of Finance Operations, Accounting, Tax and various technology teams on a global level. This is an exciting opportunity to support business-critical VAT compliance projects and their implementation in Finance Operations processes across Amazon businesses.

In addition, you will drive international initiatives to improve the quality of the VAT general ledger account reconciliations. Your expertise of VAT regulations and the impact to the accounts payable and receivable processes will provide important intelligence to safeguard financial statements and enable scalable new business launches. You will provide VAT accounting consultancy and operate with a high degree of empowerment to make independent decisions.

Key Responsibilities:
This is a new role to support various Amazon business teams as well as liaise with internal business partners, which includes:

- Delivering VAT-related accounting projects and safekeeping of VAT regulatory compliance. Translate VAT regulations into requirements for Finance Operations processes and systems. Your focus will be on global VAT regulations and accounts payable / receivable processes. Support and influence internal decision making with the goal to strengthen VAT collection and payment processes.
- Driving improvements of the global VAT reconciliations across businesses including input and output VAT. Liaison with VAT controlership, Accounting, Finance Operations, and technology teams with the goal to assure the VAT compliance of the financial statements.
- Promoting VAT awareness, including knowledge sharing and training with respect to VAT rules, policies and procedures, within Finance Operations.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

finance, tax, accounting, or related fields with specialization in VAT

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

Qualifications and skills
- Degree in finance, tax, accounting, or related fields with specialization in VAT.
- 10+ years of experience in a VAT compliance/advisory role in a multinational and/or professional organization paired with strong accounting background.
- Practical approach to VAT with a sound understanding of procure to pay and sales processes.
- Independent and entrepreneurial attitude showing the ability to work with minimal direction.
- The ability to demonstrate ownership, initiate and implement change with a problem solving approach.
- Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Strong presentation skills and the ability to guide and influence senior leadership.
- The ability to earn trust with people at all levels within an organization and challenge the “status quo”.
- Proven ability to deliver results in highly complex and ambiguous working environment.
- Experience working with service center support teams and matrix organizations.


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
Twin City Tower( Mlynské Nivy 10). 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


Contact person: Jana Koudova
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3920646  Datum zveřejnění: 3.7.2020  Spodní hranice mzdy (brutto): 5 500 EUR/month