Sr Manager GBS Taxes Systems (M/F/D)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

adidas Shared Services in Porto delivers high quality services for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Retail Accounting, eCommerce Accounting and other Finance processes as well as HR Services for adidas companies located in Europe and Americas.


Manage the correct and complete implementation and maintenance of the adidas Group's tax relevant SAP and other systems globally.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and harmonize the existing VAT logic in SAP and other VAT relevant system globally
  • Manage the implementation of VAT settings for new countries in SAP and other VAT relevant systems
  • Manage system updates according to the strategies and policies in place, as well as in line with indirect tax changes globally
  • Manage the maintenance of the VAT relevant data in EDI links globally.
  • Manage the maintenance of the tax codes globally Analyze the VAT and systems implications of projects and decide on a correct VAT treatment and system implementation
  • Analyze and resolve (with IT) blocked and erroneous postings, invoice layout queries and other VAT related errors
  • Provide indirect tax and systems trainings to other departments when needed as well as SAP indirect tax logic trainings to new countries on SAP
  • Improve the existing and establishing new working processes within systems area to ensure efficiency and excellence  
  • Ensure DART extraction for VAT compliance and VAT analytics process globally
  • Keep up to date documentation of supply chains, VAT treatments and the corresponding system handling


Key Relationships:

  • Global IT

  • Project managers
  • Other GBS streams
  • Finance Hubs in Europe or Finance in the markets


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced knowledge of European VAT and intrastate requirements
  • Advanced knowledge of SAP
  • Advanced knowledge of Office, e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Affinity for ICT/working with different software
  • Management skills and team player
  • Written and oral fluency in English is mandatory;


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in tax, legal or accounting
  • Minimal of 10 years relevant working experience

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Job Title:  Sr Manager GBS Taxes Systems (M/F/D)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Porto
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  13
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  454769
Date:  Jun 18, 2022