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Primary Location: 

Colombia - Bogotá D.C, CO

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Other

Tax Accountant

We are looking for a Tax Accountant to be based in Bogotá.


  • VAT compliance 
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Income Tax 
  • Withholding tax compliance
  • Deferred tax calculations & reporting
  • Tax research for compliance in new jurisdictions and laws (Keep up to date on changes in the tax laws that could affect the company)
  • Tax Litigation
  • Maintain SAP configuration for tax rates and withholding taxes
  • Participates in month end closing
  • Support on external/internal audit procedures


What it takes:


  • Certified Public Accountant. Tax Management specialization.
  • Intermediate written and spoken English;
  • At least eight years of accounting labor experience (hands-on), including process development, ERP handling. Enjoy doing operational jobs 
  • Experience in Latam Tax Roles is a plus. 



  • Time management;
  • Meet deadlines;
  • Critical Thinking / Analytical Reasoning;
  • Self-Starter / self-managed;
  • Detail oriented;
  • Planning and organization skills;
  • Problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment within a diversified workforce;
  • Ability to interpret and explain complex legislation to non-accounting specialists;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Negotiation skills.



Last application date: 30/11/2020

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com