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Tax Advisory & Compliance Senior Specialist

Posting Country:  Turkey
Date Posted:  07-Jul-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.


COVID-19 Notice: We are continuing recruitment and have implemented new processes that promote candidate and employee safety. As part of this we have moved to a virtual hiring and onboarding process until further notice.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

We are looking for a Tax Advisory & Compliance  Senior Specialist


Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together. As you can imagine, this means that we have a vibrant and diverse mix of skills and people making Vodafone a great place to work.

Role Purpose 

•    Controlling for Advance Tax Return and Corporation Tax, analysing accounts of non-deductible expenses and preparing/declaration Legal Financial statements with references
•    Tax legislation research and keeping abreast of changes.
•    Preparation of official documents for Public Authorities.
•    Acting as first point of contact for the local authorities (Information Technology and Communication Institution, Turkish Treasury, Ministry of Communication etc.) and for the internal and external auditors as subject matter experts of the local regulations and requirements.
•    Control the overseas invoices in terms of WHT and VAT, prepares and submits the required forms to the tax authorities
•    Supports the management team on the tax related queries and gives guidance on local tax rules
•    Supports the manager on submission of the quarterly deferred tax and related calculations.
•    Guarding tax compliance of the group companies,
•    Providing tax optimization and tax strategy services to the group companies,
•    Contribution to group tax policies and procedures,
•    Monitoring and analysing tax status of the group companies,
•    Generating consolidated group tax reports, effectively working with Group Tax team,
•    Contribution to annual transfer pricing documentation,
•    Maintaining an up-to-date detailed knowledge of current tax legislation and its possible implications with the companies, accurately assessing the effects of changes in tax procedures for reducing liabilities,
•    Providing tax support for restructuring processes,
•    Providing tax support for M&A projects.

Job Responsibility

Your Place in the team

•    Tax Accounting
•    Controlling preparing statements for accounts of non-deductible expenses, deductible accounts and balance sheets,
•    Understand how relevant international accounting standards apply to tax accounting
•    Ensure the accuracy of tax accounting transactions.
•    Tax Declaration and Reporting
•    Controlling accounts for Advance Tax Return and Corporation Tax declarations, review the calculated advanced and Corporate Income tax returns
•    Evaluate and improve processes to deliver accurate and timely tax returns,
•    Preparing the monthly deferred tax and submissions.
•    Communicate details of and issues related to tax filings/reports/forecasts to senior management
•    Check actual vs. budget variances and report the reasons behind any variances on a monthly basis
•    Keeping abreast of legislation
•    Tax legislation research and keeping abreast of changes,
•    Replying the people’s questions from other departments about tax legislation,
•    Controlling the overseas invoices in terms of WHT and VAT, prepares and submits the required forms to the tax authorities,
•    Follow the changes in tax legislation and ensure compliance,
•    Deliver reports to meet statutory and business requirements,
•    Calculate tax provision based on status of investigations,
•    Analyse and communicate tax implications of business plans,
•    Identify and evaluate complex tax issues, communicate recommendations and risks to key stakeholders,
•    Support business units about all tax related issues
•    Establishing relation with the Fiscal Administration
•    Correspondence (tax ruling, announcement, notification) with public authorities (Information Technology and Communication Institution, Turkish Treasury, Ministry of Communication etc.)
•    Build and develop relations with tax authorities and public bodies, and represent Vodafone for issues regarding tax obligations in the telecom industry and specific tax issues,
•    Preparation of official documents and information, which are demanded by the Authorities for audit or other reasons, are supplied with organization. 

Long Description

We are looking for if you have 

•    Customer focused
•    Analytical minded 
•    Creative
•    Effective performance under stress and achieving
•    Flexible for varying needs of work
•    University degree from Economics, Administration or Finance
•    Accounting, SAP and MS Office knowledge
•    CPA (SMMM) License is an asset
•    Tax knowledge is critical
•    Excellent communication skills in English
•    Good Presentation Skills      
•    Minimum 5 years experiences in same and/or related positions.
•    Big Four companies experience is an asset.  

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.

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