Syngenta German Speaking VAT Controller in Budapest, Hungary


  • Manage VAT processes for Germany and the Netherlands, together with the correspondent EU registrations.

  • Check VAT returns for all assigned legal entities

  • Manage and reconcile VAT general ledgers accounts and ensure accurate and timely VAT reporting including the review of outsourced VAT work

  • Monthly sample check in SAP for Sales / Vendor invoice bookings, check correct use of VAT codes / deductibility / documentation

  • Collaborate with local tax authorities and agents in respect of VAT registrations and provide assurance of compliance in VAT treatment of transactions

  • Liaise with the finance frontline organization to understand operational changes and to ensure correct VAT reporting.

  • Assist the compliance program to provide assurance that VAT is accurately accounted for and reported in relation to business activities and SAP programming

  • Actively participate in VAT audits

  • Ensure that business activities are performed in a VAT compliant manner and business changes are recognized correctly for compliant VAT reporting


  • Solid accounting knowledge

  • IFRS, USGAAP knowledge

  • Experience in tax matters (ideally VAT) affecting multi-national company

  • Fluent English and German is a must, knowledge of other European languages is an advantage

  • 3-5 years of experience in similar roles

  • Good SAP knowledge (or other leading ERP systems)

  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft Excel including macros

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to meet deadlines and quality requirements

  • Good communication skills both written and oral

  • Excellent team player


  • Challenging and motivating role within a market leading international agricultural company

  • An environment where team work and collaboration are core values

  • A fast paced, dynamic, innovative, future focused and evolving workplace

  • Development opportunities within the organization (national and international)

  • An attractive compensation package

  • Shape the future organization together SECTOR(S)

  • Finance, Accounting

  • Accounting

  • Head of Finances, Accounting Manager

  • Full time


  • 3-5 years professional experience


  • **Fluent English and German


  • Budapest

Job: *Finance Services

Title: German Speaking VAT Controller

Location: HUN-Budapest-Budapest

Requisition ID: 1702523