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Accounting and Tax Specialist

Date: Jun 19, 2017

Location: Västerås, VAS, SE

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Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business hold the number one global market position in eight if ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions. We design, build and service some of the most intelligent and beautiful rail solutions in the world. Our products are safe, healthy for people and help preserve the world's natural environment.
We offer our specialists a modern, friendly, multinational environment and we encourage them to innovate.
If you are an international, innovating profile, apply for our exciting

Accounting and Tax Specialist role in Västerås, Sweden


The person in this role requires a deep understanding of all tax-related processes in a large manufacturing company with international operations, including international VAT issues, statutory and IRFS Corporate tax calculations and reporting. The role is a ‘hands-on’ position.
The role requires a capability to understand, support and address expectations of key stakeholders. Key stakeholders are for instance Shared Services Centre (SSC), Group Tax & Group Controlling, internal and external auditors. The person should have strong communication skills to be successful. The role requires a person that is used to deliver on time, driven by making improvements and used to work with both overall issues and details.


• Responsibility for corporate tax and VAT calculations and reporting, withholding tax etc
• Actively take part in tax related tasks with Project Controllers
• Monitor and assist HR on personnel related tax issues including preparation of VAT declarations etc
• IFRS experience
• Prepare and/or validate journal vouchers, authorize Tax related reconciliations for Balance sheet accounts
• Review and actively work to ensure execution of internal auditing and process deliveries
• Actively take part in the work with the Annual reports for the Swedish companies
• Ensure on time deliveries to the various stakeholders, Group, Corporate, controllers etc.
• Provide support to the stakeholders
• Work proactively with the stakeholders to avoid any process failures
• Monitor Service Level Agreements (SLA) /Operating Level Agreements (OLA) and actively take part to make improvements
• Actively work to identify, address and execute improvements in processes



• University degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
• Minimum 5 to 7 years of relevant work experience
• Experience from a corporate ERP system is required. Baan is advantageous or SAP also beneficial.
• Experience from the Tax Department of a larger international company and/or auditing company, or from the Swedish Tax Authorities
• Strong communication and diplomacy skills
• Open minded, able to focus under pressure
• English and Swedish business fluent knowledge is mandatory for this role

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Are you interested in starting an exciting career at Bombardier Transportation? If so, apply now at and start your dynamic career today!

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Job: Taxation
Primary Location: SE-VAS-Västerås
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
08.06.2017, 6:01:33 AM

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