Senior Tax Manager German Speaking

65000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Annual + GBP65000 - GBP70000/annum car allowance
15 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading Commercial Company are due to have a German Tax Manager role coming up on a contractual basis. The ideal candidate will be a fluent German speaker and a Qualified Accountant. However if you are a strong Part Qualified Accountant this will also be of consideration to the client.

Key Responsibilities include :-

* Manage/stabilise the end to end migration of tax and statutory reporting activities from the local markets including Statutory Reporting, Corporate Tax, Direct and Indirect Taxes, Transfer Pricing, and Statistical reporting
* Prepare and review GAAP adjustments and complete statutory accounts/ tax return templates, compile information required to draft statutory disclosures, co-ordinate completion of tax disclosures, and resolve queries raised
* Ensure that financial practices are in line and comply with all relevant statutory and group legislation and regulations
* Manage corporate tax compliance processes on behalf of European markets
* Resolve queries raised during tax return process and perform review of draft tax return
* Estimate forecast profitability for the purposes of estimating interim tax payments
* Prepare and review draft Indirect Tax and statistical returns on behalf of European markets
* Carry out historical review of legal entity profitability to ensure compliance with Transfer pricing policies, liaising with Global Tax on exceptions and material markets
* Prepare and review monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
* Manage the outsource providers to ensure activities are carried out correctly and assist in resolving queries or issues with the local markets
* Work and build good relationships with in country shared services, outsourcing providers, auditors, tax consultants and external authorities where relevant
* Manage financial information to support business unit needs/external reporting requirements
* Ensure reports, schedules, and summaries for internal & external customers are accurate and timely
* Manage escalations from customers, senior stakeholders and external authorities
* Other support and analysis activities as required to support the needs of Global Tax and/or Market Finance Partners/Finance Directors

Person Specification -

* Fluent German speaker is essential
* Qualified/Part Qualified (CTA/ACA/ACCA/CIMA) overseas equivalents
* 3-5 years of Post Qualification Experience
* Willingness to travel during start up initially up to 100% for a period of time to Europe
* Experienced in the preparation of Corporate tax returns, preferable with a tax consultancy background
* An understanding of the wider principles of Statutory Reporting, Transfer Pricing, Direct and Indirect Taxes, with specific knowledge of the German reality, would be considered essential
* Financial modelling skills/high level of competence using Excel up to VLookup and Macro level
* SAP experience would be considered as an advantage
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team and show initiative
* Ability to communicate at all levels and manage multiple stakeholders
* Ability to work with dispersed teams and multicultural and multifunctional teams

To be considered for this role please apply online or contact Jessica Ponzelli/Debbie Webb directly if previously registered with Parkside Recruitment on: (Apply online only) / (Apply online only).

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