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TAX Manager (m/w/d)

Düsseldorf, Germany Job ID 24309 Apply

TAX Manager (m/w/d)

Erkrath, Germany

We have a great job opportunity for sharp and detailed professionals to be responsible for managing the statutory accounting and corporate (direct) tax obligations of our German company and oversee several Central European entities, ensuring that all financial transactions and procedures comply with company policies and accounting principles.

Reporting to the Manager, International Tax and Statutory Accounting (MITSA) based in the UK, this role is the local point of contact and coordinator for all regulatory, statutory and tax enquiries. The role enjoys a collaborative working environment with different business functions, the CFO, the Shared Services Center and the Site Management and is part of a network of counterpart TSAs in other European locations working as a synergetic virtual team.

Scope and main responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the European Shared Service Centre, maintain financial statements and underlying records, which adequately reflect all transactions in accordance with S.C. Johnson's fiscal and statutory accounting policies, handling queries and matters raised by external and internal auditors, as well as by the tax authorities.

  • Timely preparation of year-end corporate tax schedules, by completing/adjusting the Global Tax system according to the year-end timetable.

  • Ensure timely preparation and filing of all statutory reporting requirements and corporate tax returns for Germany.

  • Supervise the TSA Poland to ensure all local filings are met and liaise with third party advisors for several Central European entities to ensure timely and proper support in the (statutory) reporting requirements and corporate tax returns.

  • Calculation and monitoring to ensure adherence with transfer pricing principles.

  • In collaboration with internal audit, monitor control systems which safeguard the company's assets and financial condition.

  • Assist in compiling responses related to tax provision work and to governments in case of audits.

  • Identify improvements in business processes or make recommendations to drive cost savings and tax efficiencies.

  • Act as contact person for Central Group entities on Corporate Insurance matters.

  • Advise senior management on financial matters and the potential impact of current and future laws and regulations on the operation of the organisation.

Desired skills and competencies:

  • Qualified Accountant/Financial Qualification / University Level

  • Solid work experience in accounting functions and or tax compliance including corporate taxes, preferable in a multinational environment or in external or internal audit.

  • German and English fluency, both written and spoken

  • Experience in working with an ERP system, preferrable SAP

  • Excellent communication skills and establishing trusted relationships

What we offer:

In addition to a competitive salary, company profit sharing program and a diverse benefits package (including sabbatical opportunities, company pension, gym, meal allowance), we offer excellent development opportunities, and a highly collaborative team environment with the opportunity to make a real difference.

You will also benefit from a genuine team spirit, our corporate culture characterized by diversity and integrity, 30 days of vacation plus special days off, a flexible home office policy, as well as conventions and a wide variety of company events at a Great Place To Work certified employer.

About us

We're SC Johnson – a fifth-generation family business on a mission to make the world a better, healthier and cleaner place. For more than 130 years, brands like WC Duck®, Autan®, Glade®, Drano®, Raid® and Pronto® have earned the trust of consumers in nearly every country around the world. Through these household products, we are making a positive difference in the world around us. But we can only do this with the shared vitality and strength of our 13,000 employees, whom we truly value and support in their pursuit of individual and shared goals.

Together, we are creating a better future – for the planet, for future generations and for every SCJ team member. Come join us and make an impact through iconic global brands.




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