Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

  • VAT Specialist EMEA

    Job Locations CZ-Prague - 5
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/4/2018 8:04 AM)
    Job Country
    Czech Republic
  • The Company

    Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (Ortho) is a global leader of in vitro diagnostics.  Ortho serves two primary industries in the medical field: clinical laboratories, by producing platforms and assays that test for a variety of diseases, conditions, and substances; and immunohematology, by providing the means to ensure blood transfusion recipients receive appropriate and compatible blood.


    With a history of more than 75 years, Ortho is a pioneer in life-impacting advances in diagnostics. Worldwide across hospitals, hospital networks, blood banks and labs, Ortho’s high-quality products and services enable health care professionals to make better-informed treatment decisions. Headquartered in Raritan, NJ, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics has approximately 4,300 employees serving customers in more than 120 countries.


    Ortho is recruiting and retaining the best and brightest around the world. People, who are performance driven, want to make a difference and who help Ortho grow their leadership position in a changing marketplace. The power to reimagine starts with empowered people, who are empowered to grow and given the chance to succeed in ways they hadn’t thought possible before.


    Ortho’s purpose is simple: to improve and save lives with diagnostics. They do that by reimagining what’s possible. It’s what defines them. It’s the Ortho difference.


    Ortho is an independent company, sponsored by The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms. The company's executive leadership team has extensive diagnostic experience and a strong heritage of driving market change and innovation. Ortho is a strong brand with solid positions in attractive, growing segments and regions.

    The Career Potential

    Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is committed to improving and saving lives with diagnostics. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. There is no limit to the experiences, opportunities and new directions you will have access to here at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That’s something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together.


    Ortho is known in the industry as a leader in customer service and support.  Deeply understanding and exceeding the needs of our clinical lab, hospital and blood bank customers is what we do.  It’s who we are.  If you join Ortho, no matter what your role, you will be expected to keep that Customer Excellence focus in your work.

    The Opportunity

     As the company continues to grow, we are seeking a VAT Specialist EMEA.

    The Responsibilities

    Prepare VAT returns. Includes VAT transactional report download to excel work file, review and adjust data to be imported correctly to respective VAT return boxes, reconciliation with GL accounts or communication with local affiliates on unclear items
    Work on general VAT compliance for all EMEA countries in scope. Review cross border transactions for correct VAT treatment. Identify country exceptions and ensure they are correctly applied. Cooperate with local affiliates, EMEA Tax controlling or external VAT advisory. Maintain up to date work instruction by country
    Prepare Intrastat and EC sales reports for selected countries
    Support Ortho countries in meeting reporting, audit and compliance requirements

    The Individual

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
    • 2+ years of experience in VAT preparation
    • Experience in processing of VAT for multiple EU countries
    • Solid knowledge of accounting
    • Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Strong written and verbal skills enabling effective communication with all levels of management
    • Fluent in written and spoken English and additional European language
    • Strong organizational skills required to coordinate and manage across multiple organizations, processes and initiatives
    • Experience working in a global Shared Service Center a plus
    • Knowledge of SAP or JD Edwards is a plus
    • Experience working in a multicultural environment preferred
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    Equal Opportunity

    At Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, we are proud of the empowering, inclusive and innovative culture we are growing. Our team is passionate about our work, and brings deep knowledge, industry experience and diverse thinking that drive results, making Ortho a place to grow your career. 


    Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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