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Tax specialist (m/f/div) VAT

Date: Mar 30, 2021

Location: Essen (Campus), DE

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Tax specialist (m/f/div) VAT


Location: Germany : Essen (Campus)

Function: Finance

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Industries AG

Business Line: Taxes


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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  • Participation in our vision of a “Tax function of the future”
  • Coordinating and supervising our Tax CMS in the indirect area and designing and conducting internal training
  • Support during the introduction of S4/HANA
  • Working collaboratively on the analysis and optimization of VAT relevant processes as well as the national/international development and implementation of Tax Technology Tools
  • Advice to group companies in Germany and abroad on all VAT issues, review and draft national/international contracts
  • Coordination, processing and transmission of the advance VAT returns and annual VAT returns of individual foreign Evonik companies and support in handling the tax audit


  • Successfully completed studies in economics or law as well as tax consultant exam or comparable qualification with focus on VAT law
  • Several years of professional experience in the field of value added tax, gained in a group tax department or an internationally active tax consulting firm
  • Profound know-how in national tax law and very good knowledge of VAT law
  • Ideally experience with S4/HANA and SAP Tax Compliance, good understanding of Tax CMS
  • Fluent in German and English
  • High level of commitment and initiative as well as strong team and communication skills

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.

Please address your application to Andrea Schöhl. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact our Recruiting Center Team at  0800 2386645 (Germany only) or +49 201 177 4200.


Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.