TAX Specialist

  • Reference: 46898
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Dublin City Centre, Dublin North, Dublin West
  • Category: Accountancy & Finance

A leading pharmaceutical company is seeking an indirect tax specialist on a 12 month contract. This person will be responsible for working with local & international tax colleagues to ensure timely compliance for Irish / EMEA subsidiaries, implement relevant internal policies, support on any tax audits & review the tax implications of internal initiatives, together with external developments, etc.


Job Responsibilities

  • Support the indirect tax compliance process including analysis and coordination with finance (both back office & local) teams.
  • Assisting with the analysis of indirect tax technical issues that impact EMEA entities;
  • Developing and supporting tax initiatives/enhancements including processes and systems, including:
    • Refine process manuals developed in conjunction with indirect tax advisors and AFS
    • Prepare/update tax decision trees for AP and GL usage purposes
  • Management of enterprise indirect tax risks.
  • Ensuring timely payments of indirect tax liabilities and submission of refund claims.
  • Maintain appropriate supporting documents for indirect tax returns.
  • Proactively monitoring indirect tax legislation/policy, including any potential required changes to processes and the ERP systems.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with local tax authorities and advisors.
  • ERP system and Microsoft Office skills.



  • Capacity to provide local country support for indirect taxes in the execution of business transactions.
  • Experience in delivering guidance on the correct treatment of indirect taxes for financial statement purposes.
  • Ability to provide indirect tax support on new business initiatives and tax controversy for EMEA subsidiaries.
  • Understanding of indirect tax challenges associated with MNC, manufacturing and/or pharmaceutical entities. 
  • Ability to bring a broader perspective when undertaking an indirect tax analysis.
  • Strong analytical skills, with a hands-on attitude.
  • Aptitude to work independently and exercise sound judgment and initiative.
  • Appetite to take responsibility, with appropriate support, for indirect taxes.
  • Ability to work in a global team and to build strong working relationships with a diverse range of co-workers.
  • Flexibility to manage obligations in other time zones.
  • Willing to travel if required for business reasons (<12% of time).

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Mary Mullin  on 09064 78104 and email your cv to

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