Senior Indirect Tax Specialist

Date: Jul 11, 2024

Location: PL

Company: novocure

Novocure is a global publicly-traded commercial-stage oncology company developing a profoundly different cancer treatment therapy called tumor treating fields (TTFields) for patients with solid tumors. TTFields therapy is a non-invasive, novel, antimitotic treatment modality which utilizes proprietary technology attempting to slow or reverse tumor progression by inducing tumor cell death. Novocure's commercialized product, Optune, is approved for the treatment of adult patients with glioblastoma (GBM) in the USA, Europe and Israel. Novocure has ongoing or completed clinical trials and is further expanding its efforts into several other solid tumor indications - non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer and other types of solid cancers.

Novocure Poland is our newest office in Europe and you will be part of a global business services team supporting multiple business functions including finance and payroll and located in Krakow. The global business services organization within Novocure Poland is critical to Novocure’s efforts to drive process efficiency, standardizations and drive greater business value as the company prepares for future growth.


To support our team in Krakow, Poland we are looking for an:


Senior Indirect Tax Specialist


To facilitate organizational changes and strengthen Novocure's corporate structure, we currently present an exciting opportunity for a Senior Indirect Tax Specialist with expertise in European and/or Global Indirect Tax. This role will be instrumental in supporting the Global Indirect Tax Compliance team within a dynamic setting.


Your responsibilities:

  • Manage assigned VAT returns, Intrastat, EC Sales Lists and other VAT-related reports across multiple jurisdictions in the EMEA, APAC and Canada ensuring accurate and timely filing.
  • Handle assigned Sales & Use tax returns for the US, ensuring accurate and timely filing.
  • Drive the preparation of WHT declarations.
  • Assist in establishing new VAT registrations in new countries as part of Novocure's expansion.
  • Conduct reconciliation of VAT accounts.
  • Assist in indirect tax audits and collaborate with tax authorities and external advisors across various countries.
  • Ensure timely processing of VAT payments/refunds.
  • Participate in automation projects and continuous improvement initiatives.


Your profile:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree (graduate) in business/economics/law
  • Proficient understanding of indirect tax compliance across Europe, with 5 to 8 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Crucial familiarity with SAP and its VAT reporting capabilities, coupled with strong data analytics skills.
  • Understanding of supply chain structures.
  • Proficiency in Excel and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of VAT in a Business to Consumer setup, particularly within the Medical Device sector, would be advantageous.
  • Experience with Sales and Use tax, Property Tax, or other tax jurisdictions outside Europe would be beneficial.
  • Excellent command of the English language is mandatory.



Benefits :


  • Performance related bonus
  • Life Insurance


  • Free fruit & cookies delivered for office staff
  • Multisport card


  • Private Medical care



We are looking forward to receive your application to Natalia Kochanowicz, Talent Acquisition Partner through our Applicant Portal. Please find more information about Novocure and our therapy on our website or by consulting our patient testimonial videos.