VAT Specialist

We are looking for an ambitious VAT Specialist to join our team. In this role, you will assist our finance team in managing our financial VAT activities. You will report directly to the Finance Manager and work closely with other departments. You will be responsible for multiple entities of COUNT.

Key Responsibilities

  • Calculating and filing VAT returns in a detailed and timely manner, ensuring the highest accuracy is maintained.
  • Doing periodical tax declarations (ICP, CBS).
  • Lead and assist in defining and implementing tax-related policies for the group.
  • Responsible for the preparation of Corporate Income Tax (CIT) returns for multiple countries.
  • Participating in cross-functional teams optimizing ERP BI reports to meet tax reporting requirements.
  • Support on IT: Manage and update VAT systems.
  • Responsible for all VAT backup documentation for audit compliance and internal procedures.
  • Maintaining accurate records of all VAT transactions and activities.
  • Responsible for VAT compliance-related processes (e.g., VAT ledger reconciliation, revenue reconciliation).
  • Improvements and implementation of VAT processes and performance.
  • Being aware of, and follow up on, changes in VAT legislation and its communication to the relevant stakeholders.


  • Bachelor’s degree (HBO) in accounting, finance.
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar position.
  • Experience with VAT filings in the Netherlands and/or other countries.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills (creating spreadsheets and using financial functions).
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good analytical insight and a hands-on mentality.
  • Great collaboration and communication skills.
  • Able to quickly learn and adapt; a solution-oriented, flexible mindset.
  • Good command of English and Dutch, both in speech and writing.

We offer you:

  • A competitive salary.
  • 27 holidays per year based on full-time employment.
  • A dynamic, innovative, and international working environment.
  • You will have flexibility in working hours and the possibility to work partly from home.
  • Commuting allowance.

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