Senior Manager, Indirect Taxation (VAT) - Global (m/f)

Michael Page International Austria GmbH

Place of work
Prague, Czechia
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

· Global role within global company
· International exposure from Prague, Brussels or Geneva

About Our Client
Our client, the world's leading IT and communications specialist, is one of the most internationally diverse companies, serving over 200 countries and territories and speak over 60 different languages.

Job Description
· Reporting to Head of Tax in Geneva, Switzerland, and supporting the regional
· International Tax Senior Managers
· Manage the outsourced indirect tax compliance and reporting processes, including the management of the external tax compliance providers and other local tax consultants, and working with the Finance Control function responsible for the provision of data.
· Review the group systems to implement process improvements.
· Work closely with the IT finance technology department to implement improved processes for Customer indirect tax invoicing, accounting and for the implementation of digital compliance processes, as these evolve internationally.
· Manage the cash flow recovery of indirect taxes, and manage tax audits, liaising with local tax authorities using local advisors as applicable
· Act as the key point of contact and support for indirect compliance tax matters and input into global tax team for specific projects.
· Provide indirect tax support for the financial statements audits for local entities and for the group
· Provide indirect tax support for group Business Cases, as required
· Provide internal tax advisory services and support on business operation matters to the Group, and on changes in group structure
· Lead and coordinate ad-hoc tax-driven business affecting indirect taxation
· Review the group systems, processes and controls to recommend and implement enhancements and improvements.
· As the indirect tax specialist, advise on current and emerging requirements
· Support wider finance and compliance initiatives as appropriate

The Successful Applicant
· Relevant degree plus CPA qualification and with specialist qualification in taxation, including indirect taxation
· Min 8 years' of related work experience in public accounting firm (Big 4 preferred) and/ or multinational companies handling international indirect taxes
· Technically strong with solid knowledge and experience in indirect taxes, and good knowledge of interrelation with direct taxes and accounting
· Good knowledge of tax technology aspects of indirect taxes
· Strong accounting understanding and implications for indirect taxes
· Prior experience in indirect tax strategy implementation, planning support, and project management will be advantageous
· Demonstrate strong leadership, energy and commitment, with strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
· Possess good business acumen and highly adaptive, with ability to work well under pressure
· Mature, hands-on, proactive, and resourceful with good initiative
· Good team-worker, as part of international tax team, while working autonomously with minimal supervision
· Strong financial and risk control mindset coupled with the flexibility to handle on-going changes in business and laws & regulations
· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with ability to dive into detail while driving projects to a conclusion
· The ability to prioritize when working on multiple projects, and the confidence to engage and integrate directly into various teams
· Contribute to a flexible, stable, and team-oriented working culture that fosters development and a positive attitude
· Fluency in English is a must

What's on Offer
Interesting career opportunity with rewarding salary package.

Contact: Jiri Gazda
Quote job ref: 14673

Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Information technology, computer programming, web portals

Our client, the world's leading IT and communications specialist, is one of the most internationally diverse companies, serving over 200 countries and territories and speak over 60 different languages.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)


Brief description of the company

Page Executive, the executive recruitment division of PageGroup, provides a range of search, selection and talent management solutions for organisations needing to recruit permanent or interim executives. We are recognised for our powerful in-house research function, the speed and flexibility of our response, and our high success rates in finding suitably qualified employees and interim staff. Organisations the world over call on Page Executive to secure their senior talent.

Page Executive maintains a strong track record of recruitment at senior management, executive and leadership levels. Globally, we have more than 100 dedicated senior recruitment consultants. Every year, they finalise 1,300 executive recruitment assignments.

Company address

Page Executive
QBC 4 - Am Belvedere 4 - Eingang Karl Popper Straße, 4
1100 Vienna
ID: 3779149  Datum zveřejnění: 4.10.2019