Specialist Tax

Date: Nov 12, 2020

Location: Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL

Company: Hasbro

Hasbro SA, based in Delemont Switzerland, manufactures and sells Hasbro toy and games products around the world. Hasbro European Trading BV ('HET') is Hasbro SA’s distributor in Europe, which sells to Hasbro SA’s customers in all major European countries.  Hasbro International Trading BV ('HIT') is Hasbro SA's distributor for Direct/FOB sales in Europe  Hasbro BV ('the Company') provides sales/marketing and other services to HET and HIT in the Netherlands. Hasbro Emerging Markets BV ('the Company') provides services to Hasbro SA in supporting its third party distributor markets.

Indirect Tax Compliance Specialist 


Role Responsibilities:

  • Review and ensure that VAT, ESL and statistical declarations in the various countries are compiled and submitted correctly
  • Streamline the VAT compliance process in order to make sure the ERP systems can handle the required VAT compliance work
  • Verify that purchase and sales invoices are compliant as far as VAT is concerned
  • Validate processes and transactions for proper VAT accounting/treatment in Hasbro’s SAP system.
  • Ensure compliance with local rules and regulations.
  • Answer daily ad-hoc VAT issues.
  • Support the VAT Managers on transactions and projects supporting tax planning and optimization projects in order to increase indirect tax efficiency


Daily Tasks

  • Liaise with Hasbro stakeholders across the EMEA/Latam/Canada region to ensure compliance
  • Coordinate the gathering and distribution of source information required for VAT filings
  • Liaise with external VAT Reporting software provider
  • Thoroughly review prepared compliance returns/statements
  • Proactively identify VAT risks
  • Improve the working processes around EMEA’s, Canada’s and Latam’s VAT compliance
  • Provide ad-hoc EMEA, Canada and Latam VAT Compliance support
  • Maintaining professional and technical knowledge
  • Assist the EMEA VAT Manager for eOne related business and
  • Discuss progress/issues with Indirect Tax Team


Reporting Lines

  • Reports to the Sr Manager Indirect Tax



  • Members of the International Customs and Global Indirect Tax team
  • Members of the International Tax team
  • Hasbro Finance Staff across the EMEA/Latam region and SSC’s
  • Hasbro IT-department
  • Software Providers


Special Projects

  • Assist in setting up – and implementing - a global VAT soluition; LatAm focus


Person specification


  • Degree educated or equivalent
  • Demonstrable VAT knowledge and background in a similar environment
  • Systems experience (SAP preferrable)
  • European language (particularly Portuguese/Spanish) preferred but not essential
  • Experience of working across borders
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Excellent numerical skills



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