Head of VAT Compliance – Belgium. FinTech / eCommerce Financial Services

Head of VAT Compliance – Belgium. FinTech / eCommerce Financial Services


Location: Belgium




Our client is an innovative FinTech company – part of a global company providing financial services for eCommerce.


Job Description:


  • Using previous experience to help build on the existing VAT Compliance processes as the service expands. Acting as Fiscal Representative for Belgium clients. Working with Tax authorities and clients
  • Supporting the development of a high performance and continuous improvement culture in the Enterprise team
  • Define and implement working procedures to standardize processes, increasing efficiency and effectiveness, and taking advantage of any possible synergies
  • Establishing and monitoring performance against team and individual KPI’s for Belgium and acting swiftly to oversee the achievement of agreed targets. This includes ensuring compliance with internal controls and processes
  • Working to and reviewing SLA’s both internally and externally
  • Working with sales teams to oversee the smooth delivery of customer service excellence. Accountability for team P&L
  • Driving process improvements and enhancing technology changes
  • Ensuring any internal or external audit requirements are met
  • Regularly updating senior stakeholders and gaining their support where required


Candidate Profile:


  • Proven experience in leadership roles in VAT Compliance, ideally with international exposure
  • A good understanding of finance or related business service centres
  • Strong technology and IT background, understanding how various platforms can work together to deliver improving efficiencies
  • Highly analytical and detailed oriented, very hands-on and well developed execution skills
  • Proven track record in leading and developing teams
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills as well as written and oral communication skills. Fluency in English, Flemish & French, and any other languages will be an advantage
  • The successful candidate must be highly results oriented and open to change. In addition, she/he must be used to deliver high quality work under pressure, changing priorities and time constraints.
  • University degree in finance or business administration

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