Junior VAT Analyst

Country:  Portugal
City:  Lisbon
Department:  Corporate Functions
Job ID:  40316

Job Grade:  

Hiring Manager: Emanuel Carvalho 


Our Corporate Functions teams make sure everything at Grünenthal runs smoothly by bringing together people with a wide range of skills – from experts in finance, IT, HR, law and compliance through to business strategists and creative media minds. If you’re a great collaborator and a strong communicator, you’ll feel right at home here. Join our team and join forces with colleagues across our business to maximise our company’s positive impact on patients and their families.


What the job looks like:


  • Prepare and submit all reports connected with European Grunenthal entities VAT obligations (VAT Returns, Recapitulative Statements, others);
  • Ensure accuracy of ERP data: Perform controls in order to detect inaccuracies, liaise with accounts payable, accounts receivable and other teams in order to review individual transactions and make necessary corrections, if applicable;
  • Compliance of invoices: Analyze invoices to ensure compliance with local tax law (minimum requirements) and proper tax treatment – request corrections if necessary;
  • Follow up, maintenance, review and reconciliation of tax accounts;
  • Preparation and filing of 8th directive VAT claims (foreign VAT);
  • Support on ad hoc research and projects from time to time, including expansion into new countries and VAT treatment of new operations;


What you'll bring to the table:


  • Degree in Finance/ Accounting / Economics/ Law or similar regarding tax or accounting
  •  Professional Experience from 1-2 years in accounting environment / business area is a plus;
  • Fluent English;
  • Fluent Spanish is a plus;
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus;
  • Big 4 Tax experience is a plus;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Communication and writing skills are required;
  • Team player;
  • Quality- and service-oriented;
  • Highly motivated and flexible;
  • Pro-active attitude;
  • Ability to work in a fast-changing environment with international locations.





Emanuel Carvalho, the Hiring Manager


About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, privately-owned pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focussing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 29 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in more than 100 countries. In 2020, Grünenthal employed around 4,500 people and achieved sales of € 1.3 bn.

Your HR contact:
Nicole Ribeiro  

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