VAT Compliance Senior Specialist

Rockwool Global Business Service Center

  • Wierzbięcice 1b, Wilda, Poznań
    Poznań, Greater Poland
  • offer expired 2 months ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • senior specialist (Senior)
  • full office work, hybrid work

Rockwool Global Business Service Center

Wierzbięcice 1b



Your responsibilities

  • Review and sign off on draft filings created by VAT Compliance Specialists in the team;

  • Review and sign off on controls performed by VAT Compliance Specialists in the team;

  • Prepare, maintain and review VAT compliance process documents/manuals in accordance with the Tax Control Framework;

  • Perform relevant controls according to the Tax Control Matrix incl. reconciliation of balance sheet accounts for VAT, sample checks etc;

  • Support to VAT Compliance Specialists in the team;

  • Take proactive part in ad-hoc VAT advisory within ROCKWOOL, play a leading role in various projects, preparation/review of data to tax authorities, communication with tax authorities, lead on performing training sessions for the ROCKWOOL organization;

  • For complex entities extract reports, analyze the data and prepare VAT returns and statistical reporting in order to produce high-quality, accurate submissions by statutory deadlines as well as review the data and perform standardized checks and ad-hoc random checks to find potential issues;

  • Perform transition of the VAT, Intrastat and other indirect tax-related processes;

  • Support in taking actions to solve issues, improve, standardize and automate processes;

  • Establish and maintain an excellent relationship with local finance, tax advisors and other relevant stakeholders to ensure efficient and effective cooperation.

  • Besides VAT the tasks could also cover different reporting and controlling activities related to other indirect taxes such as sales taxes, import duties, customs, excise duties, energy taxes, Intrastat etc.

Our requirements

  • University degree (preferable in finance, economy);

  • 3-4 years of work experience with VAT;

  • SAP knowledge or shared service center experience (knowledge of the VAT compliance processes and VAT regulations in Europe and/or abroad);

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills;

  • Ability to introduce your own ideas and process improvements;

  • Flexible, service-minded and goal-oriented;

  • English at a professional working proficiency level ;

  • Excellent organized, details-orientated and pro-active attitude;

  • Good team-player.

What we offer

The position is an excellent job opportunity for a person interested in gaining tax experience by working globally in an international company. You will be part of multinational Tax Group and will be provided with opportunity to take part in challenging projects.

We can offer you working in professional and dynamic environment and open corporate culture. You will be part of an organization offering personal and professional development. All this in an organization living the ROCKWOOL Way by valuing Ambition, Integrity, Responsibility and Efficiency to be excellent at what we do, drive profitable growth and improve productivity continuously.

By joining our team, you become a part of the people-centric work environment in a Danish company with a comprehensive package of inter alia competitive salary, benefit & appreciation program, flexible working hours, team building events, activity-based office in Poznan’s city center in the new prestigious office building - Nowy Rynek.

Our compensation package on employment contracts includes:

• Private Medical Care

• Multikafeteria

• Christmas Vouchers

• Holiday Subsidy

• Loyalty Bonus

• Referral programme

• Concierge service - Ask Henry

• Employee discount for ROCKWOOL products

• Flexible working hours and possibility of a home office

• Relaxation zones and fruit in the office

Moreover, we have prepared an onboarding program for you. This will give you the perfect opportunity to learn the process details and connect with the new team – a close-knit group of people who are always ready to help each other out.


  • sharing the costs of sports activities

  • private medical care

  • sharing the costs of professional training & courses

  • life insurance

  • remote work opportunities

  • flexible working time

  • fruits

  • corporate products and services at discounted prices

  • integration events

  • corporate sports team

  • no dress code

  • video games at work

  • coffee / tea

  • drinks

  • leisure zone

  • holiday funds

  • redeployment package

  • christmas gifts

  • employee referral program

  • charity initiatives

  • family picnics

  • Ask Henry – private concierge

  • Loyalty award for working in Rockwool for 3 years

This is the role:

  • We are looking for a skilled and experienced colleague to take the role as VAT Compliance Senior Specialist in the VAT Compliance Team.

  • The VAT Compliance Senior Specialist reports to the VAT Compliance Manager in Poznan and is part of an international team which is expected to develop significantly over the coming years. This both in terms of types of tasks, standardization of processes and automation of tasks.

  • The role of a VAT Compliance Senior Specialist is to ensure that the quality of deliverables made in the VAT Compliance Team lives up to our Group Tax Standards. This includes guidance, helping and reviewing the VAT Compliance Specialists in the VAT Compliance Team. Furthermore the role entails a responsibility to proactively ensure that stakeholders within the organization are provided high-quality services and deliverables, including staying up to date on legislative changes. The role will also have responsibility for complex entities and the preparation of returns for such entities.

Rockwool Global Business Service Center

We are a company on a mission, working towards a cleaner, greener future, and as such, we have aligned our sustainability goals with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Working at ROCKWOOL means that you contribute to that mission.

ROCKWOOL Global Business Service Center located in Poznań was open in 2016 with 27 employees onboard. Today,  we hire more than 370 employees and are still expanding in new exciting areas to support Rockwool business all over the world. Apart from central services that we provide within Finance and Controlling – we have built strong competence centres for Digital (IT), Group Technology (Engineering), Sourcing and Procurement and Digital Marketing. We believe in flexibility & diversity in each area of operations. Our ambition is to provide vertical & parallel growth opportunities. Rockwool values which include ambition, integrity, responsibility and efficiency are visible in the way we work every day.

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