Senior Financial and Tax Controller

Santander Consumer Bank AS is part of Banco Santander, one of the world’s largest financial groups. The head office for the Nordic region is in Lysaker. The Nordic region is defined as a focus area and the Nordic unit has total assets of NOK 176 billion. We have over 1500 employees in the Nordic region ...
The Senior Financial and Tax Controller’s main objective is to drive and improve the tax and VAT area for all the Nordics. The role entails delivering accurate VAT and tax calculations, as well as participating in projects and ad hoc requests for the areas. The role is expected to have close cooperation with Tax Legal Council and be able to consult, discuss and support in VAT and tax cases and projects. The position is a great opportunity to build and develop the VAT and tax area within the Bank.

Senior Financial and Tax Controller

Areas of responsibility:
  • Responsible for tax calculations and reporting for SCB AS, including its branches and subsidiaries
  • Responsible for VAT calculations and reporting for SCB AS, including its branches and subsidiaries
  • Participate in adhoc projects and matters
  • Participate in monthly, quarterly and annual reporting process’
  • Consult and advice in VAT/tax matters
  • Contribute to continuous development of relevant processes (e.g tax calculations reporting etc), including process and deadlines, and working closely together with several group functions on the content
  • Analytical reviews to Business partners in the organization

Main deliveries:
  • Responsible for the monthly and yearly tax and VAT reporting for the Bank
  • Solve tax and accounting issues
  • Quality control of reporting
  • Quality control, qualitative commenting and filing of regulatory reporting including tax
  • Shared cost allocation and definition
  • Calculation and follow up of VAT keys
  • Contribution in preparing transfer pricing documentation
  • Analytical reviews

Personal abilities:
  • Strong ability to work independently, take initiative & drive projects forward
  • Inquisitive and analytical mindset
  • Enjoys driving change and improvement initiatives
  • Team spirit and flexibility
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Positive can do-mindset

Competence and skills:
  • Solid knowledge of tax and VAT laws and regulation
  • Solid knowledge of IFRS
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex problems and solutions in a simple and logical manner
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Solid knowledge of internal control and regulatory and accounting experience is preferable

  • 4+ years’ work experience from similar positions and/or audit

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Finance or Accounting

Santander Offers:
  • Competitive conditions
  • Challenging work tasks in an international environment with skilled colleagues
  • An informal and good working environment with a flat structure and short decision lines

If you have questions related to the position, you are welcome to contact Partner Johannes Westersø in Capus on 95 17 91 69 or adviser Anders Kihle on 97 76 78 16. To be considered for the position, you must apply via the link “Søk her”. You must then fill in a short form with personal details, as well as upload the application and CV.

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