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VAT Specialist - Consignments

Posted 10 Jul 2024
Work experience
3 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Spanish (Fluent)
18 Sep 2024 22:00

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Purpose of Role

We are seeking a detail-oriented and experienced VAT Specialist to join our team in Amsterdam. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring Under Armour’s compliance with Spanish VAT regulations, including the Suministro Inmediato de Información (SII) reporting requirements, preparing, and submitting VAT returns, and providing strategic advice to the business. This role is critical in managing VAT obligations efficiently and minimizing risks associated with non-compliance.

Your Impact

  • VAT Compliance: Ensure full compliance with Spanish VAT laws and regulations. Prepare and submit accurate and timely VAT returns, Intrastat declarations, and other required filings.
  • SII Reporting: Manage the Suministro Inmediato de Información (SII) process, ensuring that all transactional data is reported to the Spanish tax authorities in real-time as required.
  • Documentation & Record Keeping: Maintain comprehensive and accurate records of all VAT-related documents, including invoices, receipts, and transactions.
  • VAT Advisory: Provide expert advice on VAT matters to internal stakeholders. Support the business in understanding and applying Spanish VAT rules to various transactions.
  • Audit Support: Assist with VAT audits and inquiries from tax authorities. Prepare documentation and liaise with auditors to resolve any issues.
  • Process Improvement: Identify and implement improvements in VAT processes and systems to enhance efficiency and compliance.
  • Reporting: Prepare and analyze VAT reports for management, highlighting trends, issues, and opportunities for optimization.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with the finance, legal, and operations teams to ensure integrated and compliant business processes


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, Business, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of experience in VAT compliance, preferably with a focus on Spanish VAT regulations and SII reporting.
  • In-depth knowledge of Spanish VAT laws and regulations, including SII requirements.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficient in SAP, Tableau, Excel.
  • Experience with VAT reporting and compliance software.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in English, Spanish is desirable
  • Experience in the retail or apparel industry.
  • Previous experience working in a multinational corporation.

Workplace Location

  • Location: This individual must reside within commuting distance from our Amsterdam office.
  • Return to Work Designation: Hybrid work (baseline of minimum 2 days a week in-office.


No relocation provided



Benefits & Perks

  • Paid “UA Give Back” Volunteer Days: Work alongside your team to support initiatives in your local community.
  • Under Armour Merchandise Discounts
  • Health & fitness benefits, discounts and resources- We offer teammates across the country programs to promote physical activity and overall well-being.
  • 38 hour working week
  • Hybrid work, a minimum of 2 days in the office
  • 28 days holiday
  • Teammate Resource groups e.g. Green Machine, Sustainability, LGBTQIA+, Women in Leading and Living, Balance for mental health and wellbeing etc.
  • Human Performance Institute (Gym) on site
  • Local Language course when moving from abroad

Our Commitment to Diversity

At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, family or paternal status and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities upon request.

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