Tax Advisor

Entity:  Daikin Europe HQ
Job Category:  Finance and Accounting

Oostkamp, West Flanders, BE

Job Requisition ID:  1336


Daikin Europe NV (DENV) is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Limited, a Japanese outstanding company and worldwide the biggest developer, producer and supplier of HVAC-R (heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration) solutions, including heating pumps and cooling technology.

DENV is Daikin’s sales, R&D, and production headquarters for Europe, the Middle-East and Africa. The headquarter has Belgian offices in Brussels, Ghent and Ostend, as well as 8 production plants, 24 sales subsidiaries and offices and a whole network of independent distributors and dealers across the EMEA region.


Position Overview:

As a Tax Advisor at the Headquarters of the Daikin group in EMEA, you will become part of a professional and driven tax team within a multinational entity. The central tax team coordinates all tax operations for the group, together with the local accounting teams and our shared service center in Poland. With 70+ affiliates mainly in EMEA, we are looking to enforce our central tax team with a motivated person who is eager to learn.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Review VAT returns and filings incl analysis of new sales flows, ensuring accuracy and compliance with local and international tax laws.
  • Assist in tax audits and investigations, preparing necessary documentation and responses.
  • You will contribute to projects and provide tax assistance to the business
  • Collaborate with regional finance teams to ensure compliance with local tax laws and regulations in each jurisdiction where we operate.
  • Conduct tax research and stay updated on changes in tax legislation, assessing the potential impact on our business operations and tax strategies.
  • You will become our SAP key user for tax and depending on your interest and capabilities, you will further develop our tax digital solutions. SAP-knowledge will be trained on the job.
  • You will be part of the tax team in Daikin Europe which covers VAT, Corporate Income Tax and Transfer pricing as business cases are generally not limited to one area of tax. You will be trained in all area’s.



  • A Master’s degree in economics, economic sciences, law and/or taxation.
  • At least 2 years of experience in tax within a bigger or smaller tax advisory firm or a multinational company.
  • Basic knowledge of tax laws and regulations and eagerness to learn more about tax.
  • Understanding of ERP systems is a plus, especially SAP.
  • Data doesn’t scare you, development skills and knowledge of Alteryx are a big plus.
  • You’re highly analytical and problem solving and strive for excellence.
  • You can work independently within strict deadlines with a hands-on mentality and you are comfortable in balancing multiple projects at the same time.
  • You have attention to detail and take ownership in your job.
  • You have excellent oral and written English skills.


What is in it for you? 

  • Challenging job in a global, dynamic environment.
  • Flexible hours and home-based working possibilities.
  • 32 holidays.
  • A permanent training track which allows you to develop yourself personally and professionally.
  • A stimulating, innovative workplace with numerous growth opportunities.
  • You will be working closely together with and in a dynamic central tax team.


Daikin Europe is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Ltd. and the leading provider of heating, cooling, ventilation, air purification, and refrigeration technology. The company designs, manufactures and brings to market a broad portfolio of equipment, as well as tailor-made solutions for residential, commercial, and industrial purposes in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). To date, Daikin EMEA has over 12 000 employees across more than 59 consolidated subsidiaries. It has 12 major manufacturing facilities based in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Austria, and the UK. Our aim is to drive sustainable and effective solutions, sparking a good climate for the generations to come. And all this can only be achieved because of our People. 


Good climate starts with people 
Our employees are the beating heart of our company. At Daikin, you get to work in a positive environment backed by trust, creativity and continuous improvement. Together, we create our top-quality solutions by empowering talented teams. You will get plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. We are deeply committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace culture that reflects the communities we serve. Good climate starts with people.