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Customs and Indirect Tax Specialist 1


Amsterdam, NH, NL

Country/Region:  NL
Job Area:  Finance
Business Unit:  Group Finance

We are looking for a Customs and Indirect Tax Specialist to join our Tax and Customs team in Amsterdam.


We have a global team of almost 20 experts working in Tax and Customs - currently one in the Netherlands. Our team is responsible for developing customs and tax management and compliance at Neste both regionally and at the global level. 



Your main responsibilities in creating a sustainable future are



  • Implementing and controlling the group level customs and indirect tax policies and processes in the Netherlands and adapting and developing them based on local and regional requirements.

  • Providing customs and indirect tax guidance to sales, logistics and other internal stakeholders, by using external service providers where necessary, and supporting business in finding and implementing compliant and workable solutions.

  • Maintaining and developing new and existing customs and indirect tax tools and architecture.

  • Coordinating corporate actions in relation to customs and tax audits and litigations in the Netherlands.

  • Keeping up to date on changes in relevant rules and requirements in the Netherlands.

  • Providing timely information on changes within the group and giving in-house training on customs and excise tax subjects.




You will work as part of the Group Tax and Customs team located in Finland as well as in close cooperation with the regional local Finance team in the Netherlands. You will report to the Customs Lead stationed in Finland. 



You will work as part of the Group Tax and Customs team located in Finland as well as in close cooperation with the regional local Finance team in the Netherlands. You will report to the Customs Lead stationed in Finland.




The best combination to success in this role



  • Master’s degree or similar, preferably in Customs and Trade, (Tax) Law or Fiscal Economics.

  • Motivation to become a customs and indirect tax professional.

  • At least one year experience e.g. from an audit, tax advisory or law firm, from an in-house customs, tax or finance function or from a government agency.

  • Analytical thinking, can-do attitude, development mindset and skills as well as good negotiation and communication skills are appreciated.

  • Project management skills and independent time management.

  • Both fluent Dutch and English language skills are required.



We also value



  • Experience with SAP tax and customs solution and tax and customs related IT development projects.

  • Knowledge of customs or indirect tax law with good understanding of global concepts and principles of the relevant areas.



Please submit your application ASAP. 



If you have any questions regarding the process or the position, please get in touch with Connie Kinch-Reed at 



The recruitment process will include interviews and possible aptitude assessment, background checks with security clearance and a business case.


Join us in creating a healthier planet for our children.



Our success is based on our people who are the driving force behind Neste’s transformation to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. We are also committed to carbon neutral production by 2035. The passion that we have for creating a healthier planet for our children is what makes us unique.



We have set high standards for biodiversity, human rights and supply chain. We have consistently been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. 



To carry out our strategy and business growth, our values guide our work. We support, develop and take care of the wellbeing of our people to enable them to grow, innovate and build our future. 



We care. We have courage. We cooperate. 



At Neste we want our people to feel good and do good. We provide clear and transparent targets, development opportunities, empowering leadership as well as rewards based on role and responsibilities. 



The world is going through changes. At Neste our strategy reflects the understanding and mindset that we can be in charge of these changes to serve our purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children.



In the end, it is the people who make the company. We are Neste.



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