International Tax Manager

DLA Piper
09 May 2019
17 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Central Tax Team are responsible for providing strategic tax advice, implementing tax policies, managing tax risk and ensuring / monitoring adherence to tax compliance obligations across the International firm.

This role can be based in Sheffield, Manchester or Leeds (Minimum one day a week in Sheffield). Other travel may be expected to serve the business needs.

The International Tax Manager will have responsibility for compliance the following jurisdictions:





Work collaboratively with Finance, in-house counsel, and Risk, as well as working in cooperation with client facing teams

Identify and manage permanent establishment risk

Where required, develop controls and tax risk management systems

Maintain comprehensive records

Develop relationships with key personnel

Run and report on projects to resolve tax related issues within the business

Review and update tax reserving and release systems in France where necessary

Provide cover and support when the Head of Tax and Partner Services or the Senior Tax Managers are unavailable


Must be a qualified accountant and/or chartered tax advisor

Have experience of working in tax - ideally experience in a mixed tax role

Have a strong knowledge of tax fundamentals across different areas of tax and be able to apply that existing knowledge and experience to international practices and legislation

Knowledge of International taxation laws and regulations is advantageous

Have strong planning and organisational skills, accepting ownership of and accountability for tasks

Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, coupled with the ability to influence, negotiate and persuade

Have a strong client service orientation, setting high standards of delivery

Be logical, analytical and intelligent with an ability to work in a flexible, agile manner, mindful of other non-tax constraints

Build and maintain strong relationships across all levels within the organisation in all jurisdictions


DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.


In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully
Be Collaborative - we give, we share and we join in
Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big
Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectations


At DLA Piper we are working hard to ensure that our talent pool is diverse. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual.

We know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued and that's why we strive to be a business where everyone can thrive, develop and succeed based on their talent. Our aim is to build an inclusive and supportive culture where all our people feel they belong and can achieve their best.


We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.


In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we may conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.

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