Junior Fiscalist

  • De Volksbank
  • Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Jul 17, 2017
Full time Finance Risk

Job Description

The function
of this versatile tool is your focus on the payment and (tax) savings of the brands of the Volksbank and give your fellow tax support in our fund. You will advise on product development, and marketing review. Because we work on innovative products and services you should be able to think out-of-the box and like to work agile. Additionally, you will deal with taxation in respect of their own position of the Volksbank in corporation tax and VAT. 
You work in project teams in close collaboration with colleagues outside the team Fiscal Affairs, such as product managers, marketers, the finance department and the other risk departments such as compliance. We are looking for a tax with a broad view standing next to his areas of interest, the willingness to further develop in other areas of the team. 

You will be responsible for include:
  • consultancy in the field of payment and (tax) savings
  • support in advising in our funds
  • advice regarding their own position of the Volksbank in corporation tax and VAT.
  • proactively identify and implement tax laws and regulations in those jurisdictions
  • supporting the team Fiscal Affairs on other areas

You have
  • A university education tax law or tax economy
  • 0-2 years work experience, preferably within a financial institution
  • Knowledge of the relevant tax legislation and its implementation
We are looking for someone with a critical attitude that thinks and is not afraid to give his / her opinion. You are well aware of the tax laws of your interest and you translate it easily to the products and services of the People's Bank. In cooperation you customizable, question and take responsibility. Also, you can think out-of-the box, you are flexible and you possess good presentation skills.

What you get from us? 
Volksbank is different from others. We are an informal organization. We choose a good balance between work and leisure (such as The New Work). Personal responsibility is our top priority. Of course you get an attractive benefits package: a good salary, 13th month and plenty of space for training and development. 

The team
as a junior tax consultant you will be part of the team Fiscal Affairs. This team consists of eight tax advising all parts of the Volksbank and supports. They contribute to the development of products and services for the customers of the brands SNS, ASN Bank, Regions Bank and BLG Wonen in payments, savings (tax), mortgages, investments and insurance. They provide the tax knowledge within the Volksbank, the implementation of legislation and assist in investigating the tax authorities and regulators. They also deal with tax issues relating to the personal situation of the credit and the supply of data to the tax authorities. In the team technical knowledge and personal development paramount. 

About the department
The Legal & Tax Affairs has high ambitions and works for all parts of the Volksbank. The aim is to treat things as much as possible. The department is well represented in external expert groups of the Dutch Banking Association. Professional and personal growth is stimulated with ample opportunities to attend internal and external training and courses. Legal & Tax Affairs consists of four teams: Retail, Finance & Litigation, Corporate Affairs and Fiscal Affairs. At the head office in Utrecht employs approximately 45 lawyers and tax. 

The Volksbank goes with brands SNS, ASN Bank, Regions Bank and BLG Wonen the challenge to bring the human dimension in banking. Together we want to redesign the current banking landscape in the Netherlands and sincerely put the best interests of our customers to make responsible choices in our business. With some 3,000 colleagues we are full of confidence and optimism to achieve this ambition. Do you have the guts to contribute to a change in the banking industry? Come help build our new bank and make a difference for our customers.