Team Leader - Tax Engine

Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.

Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia
Contract type
Wage (gross)
1 775 EUR/monthBase pay for this position starts from EUR 1775 gross per month and salary depends on the skills and requirements, there will be further pay components such as a sign on bonus and the eligibility to participate in a restricted stock unit scheme operated independently by Inc. in USA. Company benefits apply subject to further terms, including annual membership in medical clinic, life insurance, retirement pension, meal voucher card, career development.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties


Amazon seeks a Tax Team lead to be a member of our Global Tax Calculation Services Program. The Global Tax Calculation Services Program is comprised of tax professionals and software engineers that are responsible for providing end-to-end global transaction tax calculation solutions (sales and use taxes, value-added taxes, good and services taxes, and other consumption taxes) to Amazon and thousands of other merchants selling on Amazon marketplaces and other ecommerce platforms.

About the role

Team Lead – Tax Engine, will be responsible for smooth operations of Tax Engine team. These includes product classification, tools enhancements and projects related to Tax Engine development. Successful candidate will be responsible for: hiring, training, and employee development; managing group workload and establishing priorities; ensuring existing policies and procedures are followed; managing annual performance targets; creating and monitoring appropriate performance metrics. This position will also act as an escalation point in resolving complex outstanding issues with stakeholders from Global Tax teams. Primary job duties include:
· Lead the team of Tax Analysts (5+)
· Participate in team operational excellence programs and process improvements
· Maintain metrics and reporting for measuring process improvement
Perform product tax classifications and participate in ongoing audit activities
· Perform basic product taxability research across a wide range of categories
· Discuss and drive individual development and individual performance metrics
· Cooperation with other Team leads and Managers in EU
· Utilize extensive product catalog attributes and other data to ensure products are classified properly for indirect tax purposes
· Apply taxonomies and other classification structures while supporting the product tax classification function
Create training data supporting Machine Learning initiatives for product tax classification

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

Managing people - advanced
Microsoft Excel - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

· 3+ year of corporate experience in finance sector
· 1+ year experience with leading people
· Bachelor’s degree
· Strong communication and cooperation skills
· People management skills
· Excellent time management skills
· Proficiency in English (written and verbal)

· Prior experience in managing service delivery
· Proven ability to create route cause analyzes of issues
· Evaluating KPI results and making data driven decisions to evaluate the business
· Experience in developing formulating business metrics for reporting
· Experience working in environments with aggressive deadlines and production environments
· Ability to work in environment with aggressive deadlines and production environments
· Detail oriented, highly organized, decisive, and self-motivated
· Can - do approach and results driven mindset


Brief description of the company

At, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on the Earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and result driven people.

Amazon opened a center in Slovakia in 2011 creating over 1000 new jobs till today. The new center is operated by Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o. and is located at
Twin City Tower( Mlynské Nivy 10). Currently there are divisions like Vendor Contact Management, Financial Operations, Payroll, Listing Specialists, Catalog, Amazon Media Group, Mass Vendor Recruitment and more. We even have virtual roles with possibility to work from home.

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Number of employees

1000 and more employees

Company address

Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.
Mlynské Nivy 10
821 09 Bratislava-Staré Mesto


Kontaktní osoba: Jana Koudova
E-mail: poslat životopis
ID: 4033108  Datum zveřejnění: 12.2.2021  Spodní hranice mzdy (brutto): 1 775 EUR/month