Tax Specialist

Job description

Are you proactive, analytical, open-minded and open for a new challenge? We are looking for an experienced Tax Specialist to join our top in the class finance team in Antwerp!

As a Tax Specialist, you would be ensuring that tax risks and tax formalities are controlled and followed in due time. You would also be analyzing the evolutions in tax law and apply the learnings in our business. In parallel, your responsibility would also be to analyze the evolution of our business and different business initiatives, to make sure that these are in line with current laws, and to advise the management team accordingly.

This role could give you an opportunity to grow into a Tax Manager position. 

Your tasks and responsibilities

Direct Taxation:
  • Preparation and filing of corporate Tax returns with annexes. 
  • Preparation and filing of local tax returns (community and province taxes)
  • Preparation of the fiscal documents 281.50
  • Analysing + advising internally with respect to Taxation topics
  • Preparation and organization of tax audits and/or questions
  • International tax reporting
  • Ad hoc analysis/reports
  • Suggestions of process improvements/solutions

Indirect Taxation:

  • Review the prepared monthly VAT returns / ESL / annual listing
  • File VAT refunds in EU
  • Preparation and organization of tax audits and/or questions
  • Ad hoc analysis/reports
  • Suggestions of process improvements/solutions
  • Assistance during Sgi internal audits as well as during Year End statutory audit 


  • Draft intercompany contracts
  • Small legal: licenses, publications in register of commerce, publications in ‘Belgisch Staatsblad’
  • Secure compliance with policies, guidelines & procedures

Communication & Training:

  • Manage and follow up of corrective action plans based on audits
  • Act as advisor – in practical terms - to the management and business fields
  • Transfer VAT knowledge to the organization

Your skills and experience

  • You have knowledge and experience in tax preferable in VAT and corporate taxation
  • You have minimum 5 years of experience in a tax function
  • You are experienced with usual IT office packages
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English (French will be considered as an asset)
  • You are flexible, analytical thinker with strong interpersonal skills
  • You are reliable team player when needed but also an independent expert when expected

Good reasons to join

We offer a position within a strong international environment with a competitive salary and opportunities for further development within the Kuehne+Nagel Group.


Any questions? Contact us directly under: 

Dusanka Barisic
Recruitment Specialist
+32 (0) 470 33 37 62

About Kuehne + Nagel

With over 76,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions. Further information can be found at