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Senior Indirect Tax Analyst

Tax, Finance & Accounting
in Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Indirect Tax team extracts and interprets the tax data from our systems to enable informed business decisions. Our focus keeps moving towards improving our tax processes by using Technology more and more. This focus increases our responsibility for monitoring the accuracy in our indirect tax systems, striving for full tax automation, and driving the vision for improved and efficient tax compliance of not only Uber but also of our partners (Driver, Couriers, Restaurants, Carriers and Shippers). This is very exciting especially with the upcoming changes in taxation of digital services.

Our team consists of a diverse group of individuals with backgrounds across consulting, tax, accounting, and analytics. We often have to employ unique approaches to solve mission critical challenges.

If you are technically sharp, but have a thirst to learn more and frequently use phrases like "let's do it", "let's try that", and "we'll find an answer" then you will fit right in.

What you'll do

  • Managing the timely and accurate preparation of VAT returns, ESL and statistical declarations in EMEA
  • Assist with the process around creation of new tax classification code
  • Assist with in housing VAT returns
  • Making sure all documents for SOX controls are prepared timely and accurately
  • Produce tax related dashboards/ workflows and reports for our stakeholders that enable effective business analysis and decision making
  • Support Tax Managers on projects aiming to improve global Tax reporting and Tax efficiency
  • Support Tax Managers to improve systems, processes and controls with a view of improving the tax compliance of our partners using our platforms (Drivers, Couriers, Restaurants)
  • Produce periodic reports for our stakeholders that enable effective business analysis and decision making
  • Support the testing of our system configurations
  • Support regional tax leads when information is required to be extracted from our system
  • Test the new and existing features in in-house financial reporting tools (identify bugs, suggest and implement improvements)
  • Instruct outsourced teams to work with the automated tools

What you'll need

  • 5+ years of professional experience in industry or practice (experience of working in industry is a plus)

  • Degree in finance, accounting, tax and/or other related field(s)

  • Robust knowledge of MS Office

  • Passion for data analytics to drive informed decision making

  • Critical thinker ready to problem solve within different areas of the operations and

finance organizations

  • Attention to detail (being right the first time matters a lot to us)

  • Good English written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-motivated, passionate , dedicated, 'can-do' attitude and a positive outlook

  • Comfortable diving deep into technical problems independently and working through solutions with subject matter experts

Desirable skills

  • A background in Tax - especially an understanding of indirect taxes

  • Experience with ERP systems such as Oracle R12

  • Experience with tax software

  • Experience with automated solutions, visualisation tools

  • A second language

Bonus points

  • Ability to build database queries in SQL

  • Experience with Java, Python or other object-oriented programming language

  • Experience with automation tools such as VBA, RPA and Alteryx

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 10,000 cities around the world.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.


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