Accountant VAT in Erembodegem, Belgium

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)

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Job Description

We are the makers of possible

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities.

Why join us?

A career at BD means learning and working alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. You will have the opportunity to help shape the trajectory of BD while leaving a legacy at the same time.

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.

Become a maker of possible with us!

About the role

BD Finance is a world-class team that is recognized as a valued partner to all areas of the business. It is our task to provide exceptional financial management, enabled by the most efficient processes and the most robust financial systems.

As VAT accountant you will be member of the VAT & Intrastat team which is part of the Finance Operations Center of Excellence.

  • You will perform accounting and financial activities in the VAT & Intrastat area to improve the efficiency of services provided to Europe and EMA Countries.

  • Discuss process improvements with Team Leader, implement and follow-up on actions to improve internal controls and ensure adherence to policies & procedures.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • The execution of the financial services assigned to the VAT & Intrastat team, to guarantee the quality, efficiency, effectiveness, and on-time completion of the various tasks and process steps.

  • Assure correctness, on-time delivery, and sign-off on VAT & Intrastat operations.

  • Internal and External reporting conform to local legal requirements.

  • Specific month-end activities.

  • Ensure internal & SOX controls are followed in order to guarantee the completeness, correctness, and security of key financial data and accounting transactions. Follow up on action plans, resulting from audits and/or SOX test results.

  • Discuss with the General Accounting Team Leader possible improvement, standardization opportunities and execute the agreed-upon process changes within your own area, in order to support a continuous increase in the efficiency of VAT & Intrastat processes.

  • Ensure SLA’s commitments are followed in order to support both Fin Ops COE and local entities in achieving the objectives of the SLA’s. Contribute directly to the following metrics for VAT & Intrastate.

  • Timeliness declarations and payments and correctness of declarations.

  • Participate in projects to support the implementation of process improvements within your area of responsibility.

About you

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy and an affinity with VAT

  • You are proficient in English; each additional European language is a plus.

  • You love to work very organized and consider yourself an excellent planner

  • You have good Excel skills and a problem-solving attitude.

  • Knowledge of SAP is a strong plus

Click on apply if this sounds like you!

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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Primary Work Location

BEL Erembodegem – Dorp 86

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