BSS Tax Manager (all genders)

At Beiersdorf, we want to help people feel good about their skin – and our commitment goes far beyond caring for skin. For 140 years, we have developed innovative skin and body care products for well-known brands such as NIVEA, Eucerin, La Prairie, Hansaplast, and Labello. We act according to our purpose, WE CARE BEYOND SKIN, and take responsibility for our consumers, our employees, the environment and society.

Behind every brand, every product and every accomplishment are our more than 20,000 employees. It is for them that we live a culture of inclusion, respect and trust that is strongly aligned with our values CARE, COURAGE, SIMPLICITY and TRUST. We embrace diversity by valuing the uniqueness of each individual and being committed to equal opportunities for all.

Your Tasks

  • Execution and supervision of the tax governance/compliance function within the European BSS organisation, in line with the group’s Tax Compliance Management System
  • Steers tax outsourcing model and is the central relationship holder with the external tax provider
  • In-house tax expert for the European BSS team including active involvement in material tax matters e.g. Tax Audits
  • Developing and implementing tax compliance monitoring systems to ensure the timely delivery of tax compliance
  • Ensuring appropriate levels of tax knowledge/awareness within the European BSS organisation and identifying training needs and designing/delivering accordingly
  • Work with external advisors to determine effective means of identifying and communicating legislative change within European territories
  • Main areas of tax covered will be CIT, VAT, WHT and may also deal with local tax specifics e.g. Plastics Tax
  • Reviewing Transfer Pricing documentation for European affiliates prepared by BSS accountants/external tax advisors
  • Reviewing tax accounting (including forecasts) prepared by BSS accountants, including Effective Tax Rate reviews and deferred tax positions
  • Building strong relationships with BSS accountants, affiliate finance managers and the group tax team and ensures regular exchange between all parties on tax matters
  • Implement tax KPI reporting for European tax compliance and regularly inform key stakeholders within the organisation
  • Provide support on impairment testing of assets
  • Work with internal stakeholders and advisors to identify and implement any tax opportunities
  • Exercise effective people management responsibility of the Tax Coordinator

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or similar
  • Professional tax qualification or other professional finance qualification
  • Several years of experience in tax positions within multinational companies and / or advisory firms (in-house experience is preferable)
  • Strong knowledge of tax compliance and steering tax compliance
  • Knowledge of transfer pricing rules, cross border transactions and application of double taxation treaties
  • Fluent in English for business purposes
  • Knowledge of SAP, IFRS

Additional information

We embrace Diversity and Inclusion and are committed to providing equal opportunities to all of our applicants – regardless of race, gender, age, religion and beliefs, sexual orientation and gender identity, disability, cultural, ethnic or national origins. We would therefore kindly ask you to include only information and data in your documents which are relevant for the assessment of your application (e.g. curriculum vitae, salary expectations, relevant references and certificates) and encourage you to upload your CV without a picture.


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Job Details

Contract Type:
Unlimited / Full-Time
Country / City:
Germany / Hamburg
Beiersdorf Shared Services
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