VAT Expert (f/m/d)

Clearstream Services S.A. • Luxembourg

Learn. Develop. Grow. But always: Share value

Join our international team that drives positive change, united by a spirit of openness and curiosity. We empower you to have an impact and to grow – personally and professionally. With us, you work at the heart of financial systems and evolve the way markets operate. We’re excited about the future because we are the ones shaping it. Let´s do this together by sharing value!

Who we are

Who we are

Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies for security, transparency and integrity on the markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations.


Your career at Deutsche Börse Group


Your area of work:


You will work on several tax issues and will be involved in tax driven projects (indirect tax) of the Luxembourg based entities of Group Deutsche Börse, including their foreign branches. You will work closely with the existing team of tax specialists based in Luxembourg and Germany and collaborate with other relevant stakeholders, including Financial Accounting and Controlling Luxembourg.



Your responsibilities:


  • Ongoing review of domestic and foreign VAT legislation, jurisprudence and guidelines;
  • Prepare and review periodical and annual indirect tax returns, EU VAT refund applications, VAT provisions and review of VAT assessments. Calculation of input VAT ratios.
  • Be a key contact person for domestic and foreign group entities regarding indirect tax related queries, be part in ad hoc projects and assess, evaluate and advise on local and international indirect tax issues including preparation of professional tax memorandums.
  • Provide recommendations and propose solutions from an indirect tax point of view regarding the billing set-up. Support the implementation of SAP S/4HANA and its modules, e.g. Sales and Distribution and Material Management;
  • Monitor and update existing processes including automated controls in SAP to enhance efficiency and to ensure tax compliance;
  • Coordinate with local tax authorities, statutory and internal auditor;
  • Develop more junior employees by training and coaching them, by giving them technical support and by supervising their work;
  • Provide in-house training on VAT matters and communicate new tax developments internally;
  • Be willing to support on direct tax and transfer pricing related topics, if required.




Your profile:


  • Degree in business administration, economics or law, ideally with a major in tax;
  • Ideally post-graduate tax degree;
  • Professional knowledge of the Luxembourg and European VAT system; knowledge of the financial sector is desirable;
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience as a tax professional preparing and reviewing VAT tax returns for Luxembourg companies. (A big 4 experience is an advantage);
  • Chamber of Commerce Cycle A and Cycle B Diplomas (or their English equivalent);
  • Ability to support and mentor junior colleagues;
  • Interest in IT topics, proficiency in SAP or comparable systems and MS Office;
  • Fluent in English and ideally good comprehension of German or French.





Why Deutsche Börse Group?

We are committed to providing a work environment which makes our employees both feel at each other and reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidate with the suitable position.

Exciting, cutting-edge projects

“Boredom” is a concept unknown to us. With us you are part of a growing company that is shaping the future and where you can make a difference and actively participate – by supporting companies and start-ups going public, developing trading technologies or designing the cloud infrastructure for a highly regulated environment.

International environment

Our market infrastructures are connected globally: whether in Singapore, London, Chicago, Luxembourg or Dubai – working with us means collaborating with like-minded colleagues and teams across over 60 locations from more than 100 nations.

Security and growth

Our company is experiencing healthy growth, not least due to our diversified business model. As a globally active exchange organiser, we provide market participants with consistently safe infrastructures that stimulate growth along the entire value chain. For you this means: a secure and promising workplace!

Complementary health insurance

Your well-being and that of your family is important to us! We offer an optional supplementary healthcare scheme that complements your health insurance with the possibility to enrole family members, as well.

Diversity & Inclusion

We embrace diversity. As the cornerstone of our success, your contribution counts – irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion or worldview, disability, age, sexual preference and identity.

Our values

We at Deutsche Börse create trust in the markets of today and tomorrow. We want to achieve this common goal with performance, reliability, integrity, openness and responsibility. Mutual respect and appreciation are of particular importance. Our values shape our culture and behaviour – both within our organisation and externally.

Team spirit

Our employees work in great teams that drive positive change – and therefore they enjoy working with us. This is reflected in our annual employee surveys. No matter how great the challenges posed by the markets might be – we support each other, work together closely to successfully complete projects and face change with a positive, collaborative approach.

Work-life balance

We offer a work environment, in which professional and private life can interact individually. Flexible working time models, allowance for childcare, working remotely, studying alongside your job or part-time models – we give you the opportunity to adapt your job to your life situation.

Careers with a future

Whether you are an apprentice, a trainee, a young or experienced professional – with us your career is off to a good start that holds many different paths to develop and reach the next level. Your professional future is in your hands – as a manager, expert or project manager. You can count on our support as well as further education and training measures.

Interest subsidy

Benefit from tax optimisation: we offer you an interest subsidy on mortgage loans to optimise the tax on your premiums.

Our hybrid work model

personal exchange and the collaborative atmosphere at our offices are an important part of our corporate culture. At the same time, we also offer our employees more flexibility regarding their workplace by giving the opportunity to work remotely for two days during the week. Please note that deviations to this model may arise - in addition to operational reasons - e. g. due to local regulation or legislation.

Sports allowance​

We support you in staying fit! We subsidise 6-month or annual memberships for the fitness or sports club of your choice.

Campus Recruiting

Campus Recruiting

Are you interested in an internship, an apprenticeship or a working student job?


Our Campus Recruiting Team is looking forward to your call or e-mail.

Recruiting Team

Recruiting Team

Take your career to the next level with us and embrace new challenges!


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Ready to start your career with us?

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