IBFD is the leading international provider of cross-border tax expertise. An independent, non-profit foundation, IBFD has a long-standing history in supporting and contributing to tax research and academic activities. IBFD utilizes a global network of tax experts to serve Fortune 500 companies, governments, universities, international consultancy firms and tax advisors. IBFD’s core business is research, publishing (online and print) and education in international taxation. All IBFD products are accessible through IBFD’s Tax Research Platform, the powerful online engine behind efficient tax information and research. Founded in 1938 and headquartered in Amsterdam, IBFD also has a local presence in important markets such as North America, Asia and China.
The IBFD Knowledge Centre is home to most of the tax specialists within IBFD. It is a publications and research department with staff engaged in updating and reviewing IBFD’s publications, conducting research in international tax, and lecturing on various tax topics. The Knowledge Centre is comprised of several Knowledge Groups focused either on particular geographic regions or on specialist international tax topics. The research staff of the Knowledge Centre is drawn from all over the world, mainly having expertise in the tax systems of various countries, as well as specialisation in key areas of taxation.
Currently, we have an opening for the challenging position of:
Associate / Editor
The successful candidate will have a combined research and editorial portfolio. He / She will be have responsibilities spanning research, knowledge management, technical writing, and technical review. The Associate / Editor will be based within the Tax Treaties – Technical department.
Responsibilities and activities
Monitoring and reporting on assigned tax and investment developments
Editing and technical review of the content of IBFD publications, research reports, and any other tax technical material
Writing notes, articles, surveys, updates, and other analytical material
Providing support to other departments of IBFD, e.g. the International Tax Training and the Government Consultancy Department
Research work on designated research projects
At least two years relevant professional experience with a tax/accounting firm, a governmental agency or an international organization dealing with domestic and international tax law
A university degree in law, accountancy, economics or related areas, or a postgraduate degree in taxation
Specialized knowledge of the tax system of one or more countries
Excellent writing and editorial skills
A sharp eye for detail
Excellent communication skills
Native (or equivalent) command of the English language (knowledge of other European languages will be an advantage)
Salary & fringe benefits
We offer a full-time position with a salary, depending on background and relevant work experience, between EUR 3,600 and EUR 4,300 gross per month.
Completed by an attractive package of fringe benefits, including:
- Pension free of premium
- 8% holiday pay
- Flexibility with 5.44% Personal Budget (individual choice to buy up to 13 days extra paid holiday per year or receive an end-of-year bonus)
- Free physiotherapy massage every three weeks
Please send your resume together with a motivation letter before 15 January 2021 to