Listed on the London Stock Exchange this international group has operations in over 25 countries and employs nearly 25,000 people worldwide. With a variety of distinct products, it supplies global customers with innovative solutions using renewable and environmentally sustainable resources.
Following continued organic growth and the integration of several high-profile acquisitions, the need has arisen to appoint a German speaking International Tax Manager. You will lead tax support to German businesses, this wil include; German tax compliance processes, indirect tax, business restructurings and tax reporting. Furthermore, you will support the wider international tax team with global M&A transactions, transfer pricing projects and work closely with key stakeholders across treasury, finance and business development.
Working as part of a highly experienced and collaborative team, this position is extremely varied and you will be empowered to make key decisions. With tax advisory bias, the successful applicant can expect to make an impact through the delivery of high quality advice.
Key duties will include:
Delivery of German tax advice in regard to business restructurings
Providing support on compliance and tax reporting processes
Working closely with the Business Development team on M&A transactions
Supporting with Group transfer pricing policy
Managing international tax audits and disputes
Working closely with Treasury, Finance, and Business Development teams on various projects and initiatives across a wide variety of jurisdictions
Working with leadership, local management and advisers across all taxes for a portfolio of allocated countries
Steuerberater or equivalent
Fluent German speaker, essential requirement
Big 4 trained direct tax expert
Broad tax knowledge, with some exposure to transfer pricing or indirect taxes
Ability to discuss complex tax issues in plain language
Ability to undertake an element of overseas travel
Broad commercially engaged tax international advisory position
Defined contribution pension scheme