Position Summary

Tax Consultant-I– VAT Compliance

Your story

Do you have a passion to work for global clients of Deloitte to provide indirect tax compliance and transformation services? Do you want to get hands-on involvement in Industry type of work, working closely with business clients while still being part of a Deloitte team? Are you ready to become part of the future of Indirect tax and take the next step in your career? Are you ready to fulfill your potential and want to have a significant impact to global initiatives? If the answer to all of the above is “Yes,” come join us!

At Deloitte, we are leading clients through the tax transformation taking place in the marketplace. We offer a broad range of fully integrated tax services and add greater impact to clients by combining technology and tax technical resources to uncover insights and smarter solutions for navigating an increasingly complex global environment.

Join us and become part of the teams that lead the indirect transformation of our clients and the future of being compliance. We offer you the best of both worlds, industry knowledge & stakeholders while being part of the Deloitte team

The Team

To assist our clients in dealing with the intricacies of indirect tax, our Deloitte Global Tax Centre (Europe) based in Brussels (Belgium) proposes the services of a multi-disciplinary team of over 150 specialists in various fields drawn from all over Europe (20 nationalities mastering over 25 languages), who are highly experienced in assisting companies with multi-jurisdiction VAT-compliance, dealing with the complexities of local regulations and procedures – such as communicating with local tax authorities, setting up new VAT registrations and filling Intrastat and EC Sales returns. The team is spread globally across four locations, Hyderabad (India), Wroclaw (Poland) and Bucharest (Romania).

As part of the Operate stream for indirect tax within Deloitte Global Tax Centre (Europe) you will be join forces with your clients and work as a single team towards joint goals in terms of indirect tax compliance and the related end-to-end process.

Work you’ll do

An increasingly complex tax landscape with real-time reporting requirements, a wide variety of technological opportunities, and increasing talent needs have a big impact on any company. More and more companies are looking to partner up with Deloitte to work together as a single team and become a part of their indirect tax team to reach joint goals. As part of one of our VAT teams, you get to experience the end-to-end tax processes working closely together with the stakeholders within the client’s business (PTP, RTR, banking,…), while being an authentic part of the client’s team. So, are you a team player and do you tick the boxes for the below responsibilities & requirements…?

To list some of key responsibilities: -

  • Get to know your client’s business inside-out and play a key role in their global indirect tax compliance deliverables in the end-to-end process.
  • Oversight on the data extraction (including VAT & General ledger, trial balances, vouchers, invoices,…) periodically to start the compliance workflow, from a variety of ERP systems.
  • Highly automated data cleansing activities through our internal tools & spotting opportunities for improvements continuously.
  • Review & sign-off of pan-European indirect tax obligations, including the VAT, Intrastat and other related declarations and computations, reconciliations and payment requests
  • Year-to-date reconciliations of the VAT ledger, General ledger & trial balance, and additional reconciliations depending on client processes. The reconciliations include an Analysis of open & ageing items to ensure these are picked up within a maximum of 3 months. This includes instructions to the accounting / banking teams, requesting reclassifications of amounts or performing inter-company recharges.
  •  Assist our clients with VAT and Intrastat audits and information requests on a Pan European basis
  •  Responsible for preparing necessary management reporting and getting trained to spot possible Indirect Tax issues and opportunities that lead to efficiencies for our team and the client.
  • Work closely with client business stakeholders in AP, AR, banking and other teams while being part of the Deloitte team



  • Affinity with (indirect) taxes, prior experience is a plus
  • Understanding and knowledge of ERP systems (SAP, ORACLE, other ERP's) on a high-level is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills at the business and technical level
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products — Excel
  • Ability to multi-task various client responsibilities through prioritization of activities
  • Ability to integrate rapidly with existing team
  • Solid analytical aptitude and problem solving skills
  • Good personal organizational skills and commitment to customer service
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Aptitude for and eagerness to learning technology, processes and working with datasets
  • Team player
  • Out-of-the-box thinking
  • Prior experience in an Operate setting or in the Industry is an asset
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Requisition code: 152583