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Tax Automation Specialist | Rotterdam


The Worldwide Tax Group at Lyondell Chemical Company is a collection of over 80 professionals located in multiple countries. At the corporate Head Office in Rotterdam the position for a tax automation specialist has arisen. The LyondellBasell tax department is heavily focused on enhancements through tax technology and have a group of Tax Technology professionals. The Tax Technology team leads project initiatives that reduce risk and enhance controls around data management and manipulation, streamlining of processes, and overall employee effectiveness in the department.

We are looking for a Tax Automation Specialist to come join the tax technology group. This position will be responsible for assisting in coordinating the tax technology initiatives for the department under the direction of the Manager, Tax Process and Technology. This includes assisting in the ongoing development of the tax technology strategic plan, operating plan, and project management tools. Responsibilities also include interfacing with leadership, internal & external customers, Information Management, and other key stakeholders within the company


In this role, you will have options and opportunities for continuous growth and professional development. If you think you might be interested in working for an organization that cares about its employees, then take a closer look at us.

Specifically, we have an immediate need and desire an individual possessing a majority of the following:

More specifically the responsibilities include:


  • Identify and assess tax processes for automation. Participate in various special projects and custom development efforts
  • Interact directly with tax teams to design and implement various IT solutions to make the tax processes and reporting processes run more fluently:
    • Process redesigns
    • Excel Macros
    • Alteryx Workflows
    • Tableau Dashboards
    • PowerBi Dashboards
    • Liaison with other areas of the organization as well as be the bridge between Tax and IT
    • Facilitate and host bi-monthly trainings to colleagues
    • Troubleshooting issues surrounding the tax IT process, maintaining master data and ensuring software is up to date



  • Possesses a Bachelor’s degree in Tax, Management Information Systems, or Computer Information Systems
  • 4 or more years’ experience in a large corporate information technology department, tax technology environment or big 4/large market accounting firm
  • Alteryx, PMP, Six Sigma or relevant IT certification – a plus
  • Demonstrated skills in working with teams, project management and transformation
  • Must possess solid communication skills to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Must be able to perform research to stay up to date on tax technology landscape and changes and also interface with IT to communicate support needed and resolve issues quickly
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task assignments from various subgroups within the Tax department
  • Self-motivated; takes initiative; identifies and addresses issues; works efficiently with attention to detail. Excellent verbal, written, communication, decision making, and critical thinking skills


LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world’s largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2020, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” for the third consecutive year.


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Do you want to learn more about this technology tax position and want to know if it could fit you, please contact Rogier Ploeger.

Rogier Ploeger

+31 (0)6 18841557

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