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Senior VAT Accountant


Poznań, PL

Req ID:  80975
Facility:  POZNAN-6731
Department:  Indirect Tax & Tax Technology
Division:  Finance

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named as one of FORTUNE Magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

Basic Function

Prepare and submit (complicated) VAT returns, statistical reports, European Sales Listings and reconciliations with detailed analysis of SAP data for legal entities in the EU VAT registered countries; Follow-up with the business departments on questions/issues following from the compliance process. 

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Support the Director in ensuring that indirect tax deadlines are respected, taking care of all requests from VAT and statistical authorities, and maintaining contacts with tax authorities,
  • Gathering all the necessary information for the various VAT returns, statistical reports, European Sales Listings and other reports,
  • Prepare and submit VAT returns, statistical reports, European Sales Listings and reconciliations with detailed manipulation and analysis of SAP data for legal entities in the EU VAT registered countries,
  • Support the VAT compliance coordinator in ensuring the payment of all indirect taxes for the legal entities for which the VAT accountant is responsible,
  • Run the AR exception reports and follow-up with the business groups in case an incorrect invoice is issued,
  • Application of the tax code on exception invoices which cannot be posted by the automated AP tax code determination process,
  • Support the Director in the relations with internal and external auditors, and operate as focal point between finance and external fiscal advisors in the preparation of all fiscal documentation,
  • Ensure the correctness and the updating of the fiscal archive.

Min. Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant subject plus 5+ years working experience in VAT compliance with a multinational company (or equivalent based on relevant work experience),
  • Very Good knowledge of EU VAT compliance rules and the specific local VAT filing programs as needed to submit electronic VAT returns, European Sales Listings and Intrastat declarations,
  • Medium/ High IT capabilities and good knowledge of and working experience with VAT functionality in SAP,
  • Fluency in English, other European language is an asset,
  • Getting results and added value focus,
  • Communications skills,
  • Teamwork attitude.


  • Builds effective teams;
  • Collaborates;
  • Cultivates innovation;
  • Customer focus;
  • Demonstrates courage;
  • Drives results;
  • Ensures accountability;
  • Instills trust and exemplifies integrity.

We Offer

We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.

The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to three days a week from home.

LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.

Application & Contact

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