Indirect Tax Specialist

Barcelona - Spain


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Barcelona - Spain

Indirect Tax Specialist



We’re Coty, a global leader in beauty. We’re World #1 in Fragrance, World #2 in Professional Hair Care and World #3 in Color Cosmetics. Our iconic portfolio of more than 77 brands are sold in over 150 countries around the world. We believe in beauty with a purpose and brands that inspire, no matter where they are in the world.


Close cooperation with INDIRECT TAX team in Warsaw/KL in ensuring that all such as sales tax per unit tax, value added tax (VAT), or goods and services tax (GST) will be submitted correctly and paid on time.


Drives discipline in issue resolution, requires escalation intervention if need be.


In this role you will be responsible for:

  • VAT Master data set up (new tax codes)
  • Registration with Tax authorities
  • Review and approval of Indirect Tax related activities performed by the Indirect Tax Team in Warsaw/KL
  • Timely submission of Indirect Tax returns
  • Flag any Indirect Tax Local regulation changes with direct impact on the process to the Indirect Tax Team in Warsaw/ KL
  • Maintain Tax Master data in case of law changes & Local regulatory requirements with the help of the Indirect Tax Team in Warsaw/ KL
  • Provide guidelines and framework for taxes country specific to Indirect Tax Team in Warsaw/ KL
  • Liaison with tax authorities and tax auditors
  • Identifies training needs and organizes Indirect Tax related trainings or facilitates access to training materials for building capability
  • Actively involved in Indirect Tax related metrics reporting review to enable timely corrective actions and future process improvement
  • On need base, helps roll out the indirect tax changes
  • No SAP posting access
  • Follow the RACI spilt of responsibilities
  • Fluent in English ( Tax specific)
  • Ensure tax specific guidance and support to non-tax specialists in VAT-critical operational roles such as procurement, logistics and accounting


Regular Monthly Tasks:

  • Review/check VAT reports/ declaration ( Intrastat, ESL/EPL, Import VAT) prepared by Indirect Tax Team in Warsaw/ KL
  • Submission of VAT/VAT UE return forms
  • Submission Intrastat, ESL/EPL form (if applicable)
  • Ensure timely payment of Indirect taxes
  • Prepare other indirect tax reports (if applicable)
  • Support with SAFT preparation
  • Answer all questions and clarify issues raised by Tax Authorities

Regular Quarterly Tasks:

  • Timely and accurately input for the Indirect Tax section in the SEC reporting Pack (VAT area)

Regular Annually Tasks

  • Discusses materiality issues with external auditors and advises on the accuracy of provisions 


Fixed-Term Contract: 6 Months



We’d love to see candidates who have:

  • Indirect tax knowledge ( 2 to 3 year experience in the Indirect tax field)
  • Fluency in English and Spanish both written and oral
  • Strong Excel skills
  • SII administrator
  • Knowledge on SAP ERP
  • Ability to use analytical thinking and logic to isolate and resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Able to handle / prioritize task and workload
  • Ability to learn new applications/software systems
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player and able to work independently as well
  • Excellent organizational skills and time management skills