Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  Finance

Sofia, BG

VAT Specialist (maternity cover)

Cargotec is a leading provider of cargo and load handling solutions and services with the goal of becoming the global leader in sustainable cargo flow.

Cargotec Business Services was established in Sofia, Bulgaria in August 2017 and has close to 450 employees now. Our goal is to help accelerate Cargotec’s success by providing world-class global business services in the areas of Finance, Human Resources and Indirect Procurement.


Join us for a smarter and better everyday


We, at Cargotec, are looking for a VAT Specialist to join our team, part of the HIAB business. We're looking for someone who strives to develop and grow in an international and respectful organisation. Our environment of continuous improvement, innovation, openness and diversity provides the best place to thrive and develop as a professional and a person. The main purpose of the position is to execute and coordinated VAT-related activities for HIAB companies.


Please note that this is a maternity cover position and we offer a fixed-term contract (for a period of one year, approximately).

Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Review of processed VAT documents and assessment for correct treatment from VAT perspective
  • Responsible of VAT G/L accounts reconciliations preparation
  • Assist Team Lead in analysing end-to-end transaction chains in order to providing guidance/ process improvement from indirect tax perspective
  • Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close activities
  • Prepare Ad hoc reports
  • Extract and validate financial data for the preparation of EC sales lists
  • Extract and provide financial data for Intrastat purposes
  • Assist in continuous improvement of Intrastat quality data input in the ERP system
  • Support the transition of processes including knowledge transfer and work shadowing.

What you’ll need to succeed


  • Minimum bachelor degree in Financel, Business administration or related field
  • 2-4 years of experience in accounting / tax area
  • Knowledge in international indirect taxes (EU VAT Legislation)
  • Understanding of SAP main functionalities knowledge is a benefit
  • Experience with simple to mid-complex query handling
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, organisational and communication skills
  • Hands-on experience working with ERP/Cloud system preferred
  • Taking initiative in a proactive manner to improve own and team work practices
  • Full professional proficiency of written and oral English required

You will be part of


We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and experience into work and make an impact in our global organisation and the cargo handling industry. You will work together with great colleagues from various backgrounds inspired by shared, ambitious goals. You’ll be part of a team with a proven record of high team climate. We value collaboration in our open and inclusive culture. With us, you will have the opportunity to develop yourself professionally.
In addition we offer you:


  • Attractive compensation package
  • Healthy work environment - company sponsored medical insurance program
  • Food vouchers
  • Work-life balance – 25 days paid vacation, company events
  • Transportation allowance
  • Company policy of permanent remote based location within any point in Bulgaria, office based only on very limited occasions.

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please follow the link and submit your application in English.



Cargotec and its businesses

Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) enables smarter cargo flow for a better everyday with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec has signed the United Nations Global Compact Business Ambition for 1.5°C. The company's sales in 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4.1 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.