The job in a nutshell
You are going to be part of Tax Compliance & Reporting team which is part of the Group Tax, the Dutch based tax team. The Tax Accountant reports to the Global Head of Tax. You, together with a colleague Tax Accountant, are responsible for the timely filing of correct and complete tax returns and ensures Aegon is compliant with IFRS (IAS 12) disclosures and contribute to increase the tax awareness.
The results of this position will be:
Responsibility for the preparation and review of the annual corporate income tax return of the Dutch fiscal unity to ensure timely filing of correct and complete tax returns with the Dutch Tax Authorities;
responsibility for the quarterly IFRS reporting based on IAS 12 and disclosures for the consolidated annual accounts of Aegon NV and perform and prepare an IFRS tax review on tax data from the country units which is used for disclosure purposes;
support with questions from the Dutch Tax Authorities or internal stakeholders;
liaise and provide input to the IFRS specialists and other finance colleagues to understand the implications of tax accounting changes as well as specific transactions;
identify and suggest improvements for the (work)processes for the tax returns and the IFRS tax reporting process;
preparation of the annual Country-by-Country Report (CbCr) as well as the Public Global Tax Report;
support the wider Global Tax team on ad hoc tax strategy projects, tax modelling, tax forecasting including future tax regulations and/or law change;
maintain a close relationship and strong cooperation between the finance and tax departments within Corporate Center, Asset Management and outside the Netherlands;
develop view on future possible automation opportunities.
As a Tax Accountant, you are a highly analytical yet pragmatic tax expert, good in communication, you are eager, dedicated and have a can-do mentality - the ability to work as part of a team and 'roll up his/her sleeves' when required in order to get the job done.
Moreover, you have the following qualifications:
Bachelor and/or university working and thinking level with more than 8 years of experience with corporate income tax compliance
At least 5 years of relevant experience with IFRS tax reporting in a multinational or big four office
Excellent numerical skills
Good knowledge of IFRS tax accounting rules and Dutch tax law
Fluency in Dutch and English
Who are your new colleagues?
The team has a variety of professional experiences from big 4 accountancy and/or corporates, you will be energized to work in a team with colleagues of varied backgrounds, cultures & experiences, all working with the same end goal in mind. The Tax Compliance & Reporting team is part of Group Tax.
What are we offering?
Compensation levels depend upon an applicant’s qualifications and will be determined by hiring supervisors/managers and HR.
You will receive a thirteenth month and a holiday allowance in the form of a monthly flex budget, amounting to 16.7% of your monthly salary
Plenty of scope and budget for your personal development
A minimum of 27 holiday days
Reimbursement of your travel expenses
Discount on Aegon life insurance products
A good pension scheme
About Aegon Asset Management
People are living longer, and at Aegon we are excited by the opportunities this brings. We are here for everyone who wants to make the most of their time on our planet and leave it a little better than they found it. Aegon is an integrated, diversified, international financial services group. We are here to support every stage of a long, healthy life with guidance, financial advice, and propositions. With our solutions for investment, protection, and retirement, we give people the confidence to make the right choices for their future.
To succeed in our mission, we are looking for curious, ambitious, and empathic employees who dare to speak out and finish what they start. At Aegon, we are committed to fostering a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are more than a Financial Institution – we are a people business, and we recognize that delivering excellent client outcomes comes from harnessing distinct perspectives. We value diversity in the full range of human uniqueness without limitation including race, gender, ability, language, culture, beliefs, age, origin, background, perspectives, and experiences.
Are you enthusiastic about this vacancy and do you think that Aegon is a good fit for you? Then we invite you to apply. Do you have any questions first? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can find more information about our application process on our website.