EMEA & Australia VAT Controller

Employer: Garrett - Advancing Motion
  • Insurances - Financial Intermediaries
  • Banks - Financial Institutions
  • Accounting - Finance
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: peste 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 03.03.2021
    Short company description

    Garrett is a cutting-edge technology provider that enables vehicles to become safer, more connected, efficient and environmentally friendly. We lead the development of innovative and differentiated solutions which empower the transportation industry to redefine and further advance motion. We partner with the world’s leading car and truck manufacturers, creating the turbocharging, electric boosting and connected vehicle systems central to the latest generation of fuel efficient and lower emissions vehicles.


    To become our new colleague, you must have the following skills and qualifications:
    • Degree in business/economics, finance, accounting or any other related field;
    • More than 5 years of relevant working experience;
    • Very good competencies using Excel and the overall office package;
    • Strong analytical, analysis and reporting skills;
    • Advanced level of English - good written and oral communication skills;
    • Committed and highly motivated to achieving goals and tight deadlines
    • Able to prioritize tasks with limited supervision
    • Active listening and conceptual skills to reformulate clearly the issues and suggest solutions

    We value employees that:
    • Experience with Big 4 organizations is a plus
    • SAP would be a plus
    • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders
    • Ability to easily identify opportunities
    • Be flexible and results oriented


    As our EMEA & Australia VAT Controller, you will be responsible for managing the EMEA VAT Team, ensuring effective monthly VAT compliance and coordination. Within this role, you will cover all EMEA and Australia Garrett Motion subsidiaries / VAT registrations across different countries. You will be in charge with driving a massive Flows mapping process together with Logistics & Trade compliance team to ensure a correct reporting from a VAT / Instrastat perspective.

    Interested in finding out more? You can see more details on responsibilities below:
    • Reviews VAT return information from the accounting system
    • Reviews the Calculation of the VAT recovery under the partial exemption method
    • Checks relevant documents per conformity with local and international taxes regulations
    • Ensures the overall company awareness of modification in VAT legislation.
    • Supports the Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Management and External Audit testing for VAT and other tax cycles
    • Maintains the accuracy of VAT transactions on the accounting systems by
    o checking the VAT rates,
    o liaising with the relevant staff and
    o Updating the VAT rules in a partially exempt organization
    • Drives the implementation of new business, systems and processes, may participate in the SAP implementation of new businesses within EMEA
    • Supports the Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Management and External Audit testing for VAT and other tax cycles
    • Reviews external reporting and tax workbooks for various legal entities
    • Ensures compliance of the Finance Operating model and Accounting Policies
    • Manage process performance to drive continuous improvement
    • Identify / propose / actively support accounting / operational efficiency opportunities
    • Reviews the Regular reconciliation of the VAT control accounts and records
    • Assists and supports team members in their investigation of reconciling differences

    Other info

    If you wish to be part of our team, we are offering:
    • Training programs;
    • Career growth opportunities on various exciting projects or in the people management area;
    • Experienced leaders to help you guide and support your professional development;
    • Diverse, international and multicultural work environment;
    • Competitive salary and an attractive benefits package;
    • A fast-paced and dynamic work environment full of challenging and interesting work;