Syngenta German Speaking VAT Controller in 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

WHAT THE COMPANY OFFERS * 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

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED * 3-5 years professional experience

REQUIRED LANGUAGE LEVEL * Fluent English and German


Job: *Finance Services

Title: German Speaking VAT Controller

Location: Hungary

Requisition ID: 1702523