• Head of Tax Reporting, Processes & Controls

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
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  • Overview

    Position is focused on providing goals, strategies, direction, executive decision making and communication with corporate and business unit leaders related to Financial Reporting for Taxes and implementation & maintenance of tax technology capabilities, as well as tax controls.


    Financial Reporting & Forecasting (IFRS)

    • Direct people & processes associated with external reporting for tax and all associated tax disclosures.
    • Oversee effective reporting of the global ETR on a monthly, quarterly & annual basis.
    • Develop & implement continuous improvements to tax accounting processes.
    • Improve, harmonise and monitor IC and other regulatory controls required.
    • Communicate with external financial auditors, providing explanations, documentation and support for all external tax disclosures.
    • Coordinate departmental processes and establish procedures relating to annual/quarterly review of tax risks and exposures in order to assess and document reserve requirements under IFRS IAS 12.
    • Monitor and review all tax planning, tax compliance and tax audit activities to ensure external accounting and disclosure is accurate and  to ensure that sufficient documentation is maintained.
    • Monitor, supervise and maintain the ETR model


    Tax Administration & Leadership

    • Manage department administrative budget and cost control responsibilities for the Global Tax Department
    • Proactively seek out opportunities to network with external peers and advisors to stay current and informed regarding tax technical developments and to benchmark tax management practices and procedures with other similar organizations.


    Tax Technology

    • Develop and monitor information technology strategies for tax-specific processes and applications.
    • Direct implementation of new tax-specific systems and processes.


    • CPA/ University Degree in Business Economics, Finance, Accounting or Tax


    • More than 7 years experience in tax reporting within a multinational company and/or a globally reputed tax consulting or accounting firm

    Knowledge & Skills

    Technical / functional skills:

    • IFRS

    Behavioural competencies: 

    • Analytical Thinking (Strategic Thinking, Thinking Systematically, Problem Solving)
    • Solution-oriented, pragmatic and creative
    • Initiative and drive to get things done
    • Communicate with EXCO members
    • Team work
    • Attention to details
    • Presentation skills

    Leadership and managerial abilities:

    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Strong project leadership and project management skills
    • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships

    Language Requirements

    Advanced proficiency level in English. German and French would be an advantage.

    Travel Requirements

    10% travelling


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