EMEA Tax Specialist Poland

Full time
europe-other 11/05/2018   Full time Competitive

EMEA Tax Specialist will be in direct working relationship with the various teams across the region, coordinating communication with local Finance, Supply Chain and Legal teams.

It will also be their responsibility to support Corporate team in reviewing corporate income tax provision computations and tax reconciliations according to set deadlines and requirements and liaise with tax advisors as appropriate.

The successful candidate will have relevant tax experience from public accounting (about 5 years of experience in BIG 4 companies or similar), is fluent in English, and would like to work in dynamic / project driven environment. Strong analytical and technical skills are necessary for this role, and a knowledge of other European tax legislation would be preferred.

Client Details

For our Client, a well-known and fast growing pharmaceutical company, we are looking for a candidate for EMEA TAX Specialist position based in Warsaw or Dublin (potentially also other EMEA country).

In this role the EMEA Tax Specialist will support EMEA Tax team in managing corporate income tax issues across the EMEA region in approx. 40 jurisdictions. He/ she will be reporting to the EMEA Tax Manager located in Dublin, Ireland.


Support EMEA Tax Director and Tax Manager in tax matters in the region
Assist in the development and implementation and project management of new tax strategies
Responsible for supporting international tax matters and communication with local tax peers
Analyzing tax questions, including analyzing proposed and newly enacted EMEA tax legislation
Support the maintenance of existing tax and transfer pricing strategies and structures
Assist in the group's financial and tax reporting obligations - including:
Assistance with year-end and quarterly US GAAP tax provisioning for EMEA region

Ongoing assistance with the US tax reporting processes for all EMEA legal entities

Provide ad hoc tax advice and support to EMEA group companies on various projects and issues

Liaise with the various teams across the region, coordinating communication with local Finance, Supply

Chain and Legal teams, to gather information to respond to queries from tax authorities in EMEA


Assist with internal SOX requirements

Coordination with sites and/or fiscal representatives on tax audits


Location: Poland, Ireland, other EMEA country


5 year's experience within the Big4 or similar
International tax and/or transaction services (tax matters) experience
Master's Degree (preferably in finance, accountancy, economics and/ or law)
Tax Advisor license or equivalent
Fluent business English with experience of working in multinational environment (everyday use at work)
Working knowledge of MS Office: especially Excel (Pivot Tables), PowerPoint, Word is a must
Ability to prioritise multiple tasks in a deadline driven, dynamic environment
Analytical approach
Ambitious, career focused individual with keen interest in developing and progressing a career within international tax
Ability and willingness to travel when required
Accuracy and timeliness with a strong attention to detail
Investigative ability/aptitude
The ability and willingness to pick up and develop technical knowledge on the job, through formal training sessions and through self-education
Team working and communication skills
Would be an asset:

Working knowledge of SAP, HFM, Peoplesoft
Qualified (part) accountant or equivalent

Job Offer

Interesting career in a leading, world-recognised company
Opportunity for professional growth and personal development in an international environment
Ability to implement own ideas and solutions
Bonus schemes