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Regional Tax Manager - FTC 12 months

Regional TAX MANAGER - FTC - 12 months -

Job Function Summary

The Regional Tax Manager (‘TM’) is responsible for managing all designated direct and indirect tax filings and compliance matters for his/her respective countries, together with ensuring appropriate accounting of taxes (Local and US GAAP, as appropriate). Ireland will be a primary country. Customs and payroll taxes are primarily managed by other teams.

This position is responsible for the accuracy and timing of each tax filing and payment, in compliance with his/her countries regulations. The TM will also be able to independently identify the issues periodically raised by stakeholders and provide sound advice, after consultation with more senior colleagues. The TM, while reporting to a Regional Tax Director / Senior Manager,is an important partner for the US Corporate Tax Group with respect to the application of the organization’s Tax Operating Model (TOM).

Core Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Regional Tax Director / Senior Manager, the TM is the primary contact for all tax matters for his/her countries operations and responsibilities include (but are not limited to);

Support the outsourced compliance process for taxes including

review tax filings;

  1. Coordinate with shared service accounting (FFS), business process outsourcer (BPO) & local finance teams

  2. Collaborate with the above stakeholders on periodic calendars

  3. Collaborate with third-party providers on the preparation of tax provision calculations for US GAAP and Local GAAP reporting purposes

Support initiatives/enhancements, including - Refine and deploy process manuals for taxes and Prepare/update decision trees for accounts payable and general ledger usage purposes

Effectively tracking and assessing key enterprise tax risks, including the risk of non-compliance, for the organization’s global supply chain

Secure the organization’s presence (i.e. good citizenship) in each country by supporting the US Corporate Tax Group in monitoring the adequate local profitability and the development of contemporaneous documentation to satisfy local transfer pricing rules

Cooperate with US Corporate Tax Group and Regional Leadership in offering local country perspective on taxes regarding the execution of business transactions, initiatives, contracts, M&A, tax controversy, or any other tax questions and issues as they arise

Maintaining appropriate supporting documents for tax returns in accordance with local rules and ensuring that a full audit trail is available in the event of an audit

Progress tax audits with authorities and proactively tracking developments with tax legislation, regulations, court cases, published circulars, and policy which may impact local entity filings/audits

Contribute to the analysis and validation of accounts and reserves relevant to taxes

Performing research, including interpretation and analysis, on significant tax positions before sharing material outputs with Regional Tax Director / Senior Manager

Support the Regional Tax Director / Senior Manager on projects as needed

Other Desirable Skills/Abilities

1.General knowledge of challenges associated with large multinationals, manufacturing, and/or biopharmaceutical entities (e.g. transfer pricing)

2.Minimum 6 years experience with tax in a large accounting firm and/or large multinational company

3.Undergraduate degree in Economics, Finance or Accounting or similar discipline, together with a specific qualification regarding taxes, whether from a professional qualification or focused certificate/diploma/masters

4.Experience with SAP will be an advantage, together with strong proficiency in Microsoft Office

5.Fluent in written and spoken English is essential. Any other language is an asset

Excellent written and verbal skills enabling effective communication in particular with senior level of management (incl. those without experience with tax)

7.Strong analytical skills, with a hands-on attitude to problem-solving

8.Ability to work independently and exercise initiative

9.Capable of taking ownership, with appropriate support, of tax projects, interacting with key stakeholders as needed (e.g. outside consultants, attorneys, and auditors)

10.Ability to work in a virtual multi-cultural team and to build strong working relationships with a diverse range of co-workers and other individuals

11.Willingness to travel, if required, to support relevant entities under his/her responsibility, together with the flexibility to participate in calls with colleagues in other time zones

Offering mixed working type - travel, office, hybrid/WFH - to be agreed (flexible).

For more information and a confidential discussion please contact Mary Mullin.

016620088 / 0858718281