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Tax Accountant

Requisition ID:  10384
Category:  Finance & Control
Career level:  Specialist
Contract type:  Permanent


Tax Accountant


SKF is the world leading supplier of products and solutions in the rolling bearing business. In addition, we are one of the leading players in seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring and training. The inherent skills and competence of our around 40 000 employees help us to fulfill our objective of creating more intelligent, sustainable and innovative customer solutions. SKF is a truly global company with presence in more than 130 countries, serving an extensive range of industries and customers worldwide.


SKF are establishing a Finance Shared service center organization supporting all SKF units globally. We have an exciting future ahead of us towards a clear Finance strategy road map. Finance will have a powerful role related to a lean, efficient and digital environment, and we are aiming to be in the frontline of next generation Business Finance.

The Finance Function at SKF in Poland includes Accounting & Reporting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Controlling, Internal Control and Finance Processes.



Your day-to-day work 

  • responsibility for tax reporting for 2 Polish legal entities (including: CIT, VAT/JPK, WHT, real estate tax, other taxes)
  • following and updating tax related policies and guidelines (i.a. MDR reporting)
  • preparation of transfer price documentation for Polish entities (local files-ready templates), including the respective reporting to the group (i.a. group margin reporting for transfer pricing purposes)
  • supporting responsible departments and any local business stakeholders in any tax related issues, consulting and advising by implementing new systems (SAP), new business model, new contracts, etc.
  • development, support and backup for potential other tax specialists (i.a. VAT accountant)
  • design of internal controls referring to tax risks (i.a. split payment, VAT codes on the posted documents, date of tax obligation, etc.
  • cooperation with Accounting departments (P2P, O2C, R2R) referring to tax obligation to optimize the process and minimize the risks of errors
  • cooperation with tax controllers/specialists from other countries and tax advisors (local and international)
  • supporting the annual statutory audit processes
  • answering inquiries from tax authorities, handling tax controls
  • monitoring of changes in tax law, tax interpretations, rulings published by Ministry of Finance
  • finding and developing the common tax solutions within companies in the Central EMEA region to initiate efficiency and pooling work/resources attitude allowing to develop the tax practice within the Central EMEA Finance Operations Centre

We expect you to have/be   

  • 3+ years working experience as a Tax Specialist, Chief Accountant/Accountant in international company or accounting firm dealing with corporate taxes (CIT/VAT)
  • professional interest in taxes, deep, practical knowledge in scope of the expected tasks, good knowledge/experience in accounting allowing to prepare the reconciliations, extract data for tax reporting
  • good working knowledge of MS Office Programs (Excel and Outlook)
  • language skills: Polish - fluent, English - good in speaking and written, German -nice to have
  • strong organizational, analytical and multi-tasking skills
  • close attention to detail
  • keen to show initiative and eager to learn
  • good oral and written communication skills

You will enjoy working here if you 

focus on teamwork, own initiative, independence and accuracy in action, very good organization of working time and meticulousness, care for communication with employees and maintaining good relations, the ability to work with an extensive database and under time pressure


We offer   


  • A job in an international environment 
  • You will be a part of a diverse workforce where you get to face exciting challenges and varied tasks
  • very competitive salary and benefits
  • contract of employment
  • benefits: private medical care, sport programs, social fund benefits
  • a chance to be a part of a diverse workforce where you get to face exciting challenges and varied tasks



Additional information for you 

Location: Poznan, Poland. Local contract in SKF POLSKA.

For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Monika Gertig, HR Business Partner at SKF Group Recruitment Center, +48 693 205 157 or 



About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 75 billion and the number of employees ca 41,000.