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Senior Tax Research Analyst

Vertex | Amsterdam


Vertex is looking for a Tax Research Analyst that will work closely with the Tax Research and Product Development teams. The Tax Analyst will analyze VAT requirements and implement those during monthly updates in the Vertex® Indirect Tax products. He/she will contribute to the development of requirements for new tax functionality. Candidate will reside in the Netherlands (or the UK). This role will appeal to a detail oriented, creative thinker that enjoys problem solving and is interested in tax software/technology. Understanding of VAT information and the ability to determine how they apply to the products is desirable, but not a must. Able to train on the tax aspects of the position.

Essential responsibilities:

  • Monitor changes in VAT legislation on a continuous basis.
  • Implement VAT changes, like rates, rules and reporting requirements, within our software.
  • Design and execute test scenarios in the product to ensure accuracy and functionality for a variety of taxpayers.
  • Communicate with third party service providers and local tax authorities to obtain requirements related to VAT rates and rules and reporting obligations.
  • Review, validate, standardize and document already existing rules in our software.
  • Write content for the product’s user guides and other customer facing documentation.
  • Review, assess impact, and resolve customer issues.
  • Communicate to workgroup and product team the changes and impact to product.
  • Develop business requirements for product enhancement and test resulting functionality for accuracy.
  • Brainstorm with the Product Development team on data and program solutions to achieve desired output in the product.
  • Complete work within monthly and project deadlines defined by the product team.
  • Lead or participate in other projects or duties.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or Taxation.
  • 5+ years of general business experience is strongly desired.
  • Demonstrated international VAT knowledge.
  • Understand tax information and the ability to formulate interpretations and determine how they apply to Vertex
  • Strong aptitude for detail.
  • Strong time management and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional analytical and logical problem-solving skills.
  • Comfortable learning customized software applications.
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic, team-based environment and be able to adapt to changing and multiple priorities.
  • Ability to work without supervision. Latitude for independent decision making.
  • Ability to network with senior internal and external personnel.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Must be results oriented, customer focused and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.


Vertex is a trusted leader in Tax Technology Excellence. It is a privately held company that employs over 1000 professionals at its headquarters in the U.S. (King of Prussia, Pa.), Atlanta, Dallas, Phoenix, Sarasota, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., and global offices in the UK, Netherlands, Germany, Brazil, and India. They have earned a reputation as an innovator in terms of corporate culture with our approach to work-life balance and employee development.

Since 1978, over 10,000 corporate customers have relied on Vertex for innovative tax processing solutions. Combining advanced technology, sophisticated software, and an exceptional team of experienced tax experts, Vertex helps customers unlock huge process and productivity gains, limit risk, and make tax a more integral, strategic contributor to business success.

Over the past 15 years Vertex established a reputation for excellence in partnering and is considered a premier partner with SAP, Oracle, and other leading software providers. Also, Vertex works closely with the Big 4 and other tax accounting firms to provide the most integrated enterprise tax technology solutions available today.


Apply for this position

Vertex offers a challenging and not so ordinary VAT Research position. Are you interested and do you want to develop in VAT Automation? Please contact Rogier Ploeger.


Rogier Ploeger
+31 (0)6 1884 1557

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