Tax Accountant

Posted 11 Sep 2019

Montevideo - all, Montevideo - Uruguay

Req Id 197520


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Tax Accountant

Who you are


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Degree in a business-related discipline preferred
  • Initial work experience in tax accounting in international environments
  • Experience within a Shared Services Center preferred
  • Experience with SAP or another ERP system preferred
  • Fluent English language skills required
  • Excellent quantitative, analytical, and Excel skills required
  • Travel availability
  • Time shift flexibility


Your role


As Tax Accountant in a global Shared Service Center, you support managing the VAT refund procedure of legal entities of the Merck Group.


What you do


You prepare advance VAT returns, Intrastat data, execute VAT registrations for local entities and resolve inquiries relating to advance and annual VAT return and refund procedures. Moreover, you support reviewing updates in tax legislations, considering their impact on the respective local entity and implementing them. In addition, you contribute to tax audit and compliance activities and perform other tax related accounting duties as assigned by management.


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