Multinational, Global Indirect Tax Compliance and Transformation Lead for Multinational, top level £s, any location as global remit

Lead for Global Indirect Tax Compliance and Transformation
AP Moller Maersk

About the company
Maersk posted profits of over $18 billion in 2022 and is the world’s largest shipping and cargo company, operating in almost every country in the world with over 130,000 employees and assets of over $72 billion.

Location: flexible globally, possibly currently in an outsource centre in Eastern Europe, but could also be in other key locations or relocate globally to choice of locations

The Role -Primary Responsibilities
Do you enjoy working in a changing global indirect tax environment, leading a team to operate indirect tax compliance whilst using cutting edge technology across the globe? Do you have a good understanding of Indirect Tax Technology within ERP systems, along with Best In Class Processes to deliver a seamless service? Are you able to easily adjust to a changing business and legislative environment?
Maersk is seeking an outstanding leader to transition legacy Global Indirect Tax operations into a newly transformed and highly advanced tax compliance system.

The Role Detailed:
• A unique leadership role within the Maersk Global Tax team, to transition legacy Global Indirect Tax operations into a newly transformed and highly advanced tax compliance system.
• Use of the latest reporting technology, whilst operating Best in Class processes, to deliver accurate and timely Indirect Tax Returns for the globe.
• The opportunity to manage an outstanding team, providing exceptional Global Indirect Tax compliance services.
• The prospect to influence the transformation and enhancement of the current operating model to become a world class organisation located across the globe.
• The ability to operate in a structured, result-oriented manner with a strong focus on quality, innovation and service.
• The opportunity to join an ambitious team of tax global professionals and gain a thorough understanding of the special indirect tax compliance processes for the shipping, transport and logistics industries.

Key Responsibilities
• You will be a key member of the Tax Operations Leadership Team, reporting to the Head of Tax Operations and Controversy.
• You are responsible for the management and control of Indirect Tax compliance operations for the 130 countries in which Maersk operates.
• You will lead a fast-growing team of tax compliance professionals, delivering a quality service to the entire Maersk Group, whilst developing a strategic vision for the future of Indirect Tax operations.
• You must ensure coordination with our outsource partners on all Indirect Tax compliance matters, whilst working closely with our dedicated tax technology team.
• You are obliged to proactively communicate and collaborate both with the Maersk tax team and stakeholders across our organization driving improvements in existing processes.

Who we are looking for
• The successful candidate will have a relevant academic degree and post graduate accounting or indirect tax qualifications.
• You have at least 10-15 years of experience in Indirect Tax Operations Leadership, working in an International Corporation.
• You have experience setting up, operating or transforming an Indirect Tax Centre of excellence, providing global compliance services.
• You have experience with ERP systems setup and the impact on indirect taxes.
• You are a strong communicator, with and excellent command of both spoken and written English.
• You possess effective project management and task prioritization skills.
• You are an internationally mobile effective team player.

Finally, you possess good social skills, are motivated, inspiring and you can handle multiple competing priorities.

For a discreet initial conversation and more information please contact our exclusive representative:
Iain Lorriman, Managing Director
Call: 00447969179711

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