Group Tax Director

Specialisation: Finance and Accounting
Function: Tax & Treasury
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zürich
Published: 15.05.2020
Job ID: NW00000940
Consultant: James Cannon

Our client, a Swiss medical device company with international operations, is searching for a candidate to lead their Tax department

Your responsibilities

  • Implement corporate structure in line with operational structure & business model
  • Responsible for tax policies and strategies worldwide
  • Lead M&A projects regarding tax and corporate structure
  • Coordinate the relationships with tax authorities & external advisers worldwide
  • Responsible for transfer pricing policies and strategies worldwide
  • Influence the allocation of group functions, risks & intangibles
  • Monitor and control tax compliance costs worldwide
  • Drive the set-up, merger, elimination and integration of companies
  • Support the Head of Reporting in the review of IFRS tax sheets, disclosures and reconciliation of the financial report
  • Define and monitor tax provisions for major tax risks 
  • Sign-off of income tax, stamp-duty tax, withholding tax and turnover tax returns of Swiss group entities
  • Support Local Heads of Finance in tax audits
  • Ensure tax compliance in Corporate Tax and VAT matters worldwide

Profile of ideal candidate

  • Swiss certified tax expert
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in Tax within a Swiss and international environment
  • Experience within the big 4
  • Transfer price experience
  • Business fluency in German and English is a must

Consultant: James Cannon

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zürich
Published: 15.05.2020
Job ID: NW00000940

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The Nordwand Group AG in Zurich and the Nordwand Group Genève SA specialise in providing IT jobs and finance jobs on a permanent, contracting and interim management basis. We also offer executive search services across a broader range of functions.

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