Senior Financial Accountant - VAT Specialist

Location: 

DE

Job ID:  53420
Category:  Finance/Accounting

Stratasys is a world leader in 3D printing! 

 

Stratasys is leading the global shift to additive manufacturing with innovative 3D printing solutions for industries such as aerospace, automotive, consumer products and healthcare. Through smart and connected 3D printers, polymer materials, a software ecosystem, and parts on demand, Stratasys solutions deliver competitive advantages at every stage in the product value chain. The world’s leading organizations turn to Stratasys to transform product design, bring agility to manufacturing and supply chains, and improve patient care. 

 

 

Stratasys is a leading additive manufacturing company with a strong presence across Europe. We pride ourselves on innovation, excellence, and a commitment to delivering high-quality products/services to our clients. As part of our continuous growth, we are seeking a highly experienced and professional Senior Financial Accountant with a specialization in Value Added Tax (VAT) to join our dynamic finance team.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • VAT Compliance and Filing:
    • Take ownership of VAT compliance across multiple European entities, ensuring accurate and timely filing of VAT returns in accordance with local regulations.
    • Conduct regular reviews to identify and mitigate any potential risks or issues related to VAT compliance.
    • Stay abreast of changes in VAT regulations across different countries and implement necessary adjustments to ensure compliance.
  • Intercompany Transactions:
    • Manage and oversee intercompany transactions, ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting standards.
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to streamline intercompany processes and identify opportunities for improvement.
    • Reconcile intercompany accounts and resolve any discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration:
    • Work closely with finance teams in various European countries to gather relevant financial information for VAT filings.
    • Collaborate with internal and external auditors during VAT audits, providing necessary documentation and explanations.
  • Process Optimization:
    • Continuously assess and improve VAT and intercompany accounting processes to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
    • Implement best practices and leverage technology to automate routine tasks where possible.
  • Reporting:
    • Prepare and analyze financial reports related to VAT and intercompany transactions for senior management.
    • Provide insights and recommendations based on financial data to support strategic decision-making.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. CPA or equivalent professional qualification is highly desirable.
  • Extensive experience (6+ years) in financial accounting, with a focus on VAT compliance and intercompany transactions.
  • In-depth knowledge of European VAT regulations and a proven track record of successfully managing VAT filings across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Strong understanding of international accounting standards and principles.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams and with external stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in ERP systems and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Oracle knowledge is a plus.

 

 

What you will be part of: 
•    Company Overview (https://www.stratasys.com/en/about-us/history/) 
•    Our Culture and Values (https://www.stratasys.com/en/about-us/culture/ 
•    Our Sustainability “3D Printing a Better Tomorrow” (https://www.stratasys.com/en/about-us/sustainability/ 
•    Our Locations Click here 
•    Check out our video! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wmDfmt2bNI) 
 
 
Benefits in Germany:
•    Competitive compensation package including annual bonus  
•    30 working days' vacation annually in addition to public holidays   
•    SODEXO supplement  
•    International working environment   
•    All the equipment you need to succeed   
•    A work environment that values trust, respect, and growth  
 
Interested?  
Send us your application in English; we accept applications exclusively over our career portal. We regret that we may exclusively consider candidates with working permits for Germany.