Tax Compliance Manager


Wilmar Europe in Rotterdam is an international processor and trader in the plant based oleochemicals industry. We are a strong proponent of sustainable growth and are strongly committed to corporate social responsibility and are a pioneer in that field in our industry.

Wilmar Europe's head office where the trade and commercial activities for Europe are handled, is located at Delftseplein next to the Central Station in Rotterdam.

Due to the continuous growth and expansion of our activities, we are currently looking for an ambitious, self-starting and hands-on:


For this role we are looking for someone who is an expert in European VAT matters and loves to work in an international environment. In this role you will be part of the European Finance Team and will be responsible to ensure that Wilmar Europe maintains compliance with all (international) tax rules and regulations and to identify and mitigate tax risks. You will ensure all tax filings and  settlements with authorities are done correctly and timely.  You further review draft tax filings prepared by team members and external consultants and report to the Finance Manager Europe.

Main responsibilities:

  • Ensure a timely, complete and well-documented tax position for internal and external reporting of all Wilmar Europe Entities
  • Supervise the preparations done both internally and externally and ensure tax filings are executed in a correct and timely matter. Follow up on the settlements with the authorities
  • Support the business in evaluating corporate tax, withholding tax and various other tax implications
  • Keep abreast of new European tax rules and requirement as well as evolving best practices in compliance control and ensure these are implemented (both in the finance and business processes)
  • Analise the administration/administrative systems that support the preparation of tax returns and make proposals for improvement
  • Implement, maintain and manage a tax control framework
  • Work closely with the IT team to prepare the systems and procedures to ensure compliance with changes in relevant EU tax matters
  • Support the preparation and review of transfer pricing documentations for the European entities
  • Follow up in EU Sales listings and Intrastat
  • Provide support on tax audits
  • Maintain contacts/conduct consultations with tax advisers and the tax authorities
  • Assess the business’s future ventures to identify possible compliance risks


We are looking for a candidate with:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree (HBO+ education) in fiscal, financial and/or management accounting
  • At least 5 years’ experience in filing of VAT, EU Sales listings and Intrastat
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Experience with ERP systems, SAP would be an advantage
  • Experience in financial accounting, month end and year end closing (statutory accounting)
  • Experience in communications with tax authorities, auditors and tax consultants
  • Knowledge of Dutch GAAP and IFRS
  • Experience in improving and registering accounting processes

More about Wilmar Europe
Wilmar Europe in Rotterdam and Wilmar Oleochemicals in Rozenburg (Botlek-Rotterdam) together form the Wilmar Europe organization, which in turn is part of Wilmar International. Wilmar International is founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Singapore. Today, Wilmar is a world leader in processing, trading and merchandising oilseeds, edible oils and sugars, specialty fats and oleochemicals, biodiesel and grain. It has more than 500 factories and an extensive distribution network in China, India, Indonesia and some 50 other countries on all continents. Wilmar is a strong proponent of sustainable growth and is strongly committed to corporate social responsibility and is a pioneer in that field in her industry.

Wilmar Europe's head office where the trade and commercial activities for Europe are handled, is based in Rotterdam. In addition, Wilmar Europe has offices in Germany, France, Spain and Italy and joint ventures in Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.

Quality, service, and reliability are the cornerstones to Wilmar’s reputation as an international processor and trader in the edible oils and oleochemicals industry.


We offer you: 
A dynamic job based in the city centre of Rotterdam within an inspiring team with the opportunity to bring up your ideas. Taking responsibilities and personal development is self-evident within our company. Wilmar Europe Trading B.V. offers good salary and benefits package:

  • 30 holidays per year
  • 13th month,
  • A pension scheme paid in full by Wilmar
  • Participation in the employer's collective fitness scheme and health insurance
  • Various other insurances paid for by Wilmar
  • Partial work from home options

If you are interested in this vacancy and working for our company, please send your curriculum vitae in the English language via our website For more information on Wilmar you can also check on our international website


Wilmar Europe is growing significantly and has a demand for ambitious professionals to join our organisation. Employees make the difference; this is the reason why we are always looking for new enthusiastic colleagues who want to be part of our success. Wilmar Europe offers a dynamic and international work environment. We appreciate if our employees take their own initiative and bring in new ideas, next to taking responsibility.
Our European headquarters is in the city centre of Rotterdam near the Central Station.

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