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Global Tax Director

Sector Location Job type Salary
CHF200000 - CHF240000
Date added
17 May, 2021

Job Description

As Global Tax Director for this international business in the consumer goods sector, you will report to the VP Group Finance and lead a small team of Tax Specialists, with responsibility for strategic and operational Tax topics for the group.


Global Tax Director, Schaffhausen, Swizterland


The business offers a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment and a high level of autonomy to their employees.


As the Global Tax Director, your role will include:

  • Group Tax planning, including analysis of Tax implications for major strategic initiatives.
  • Ensure Group holding companies are compliant with Tax rulings and renewing when rulings expire.
  • Ownership of Group Tax reporting.
  • Preparation of Tax notes for Group annual and interim reports.
  • Managing Tax implications of Group projects.
  • Provide support and guidance to ensure compliance with IFRS for Tax reporting.
  • Provide guidance for transfer pricing documentation.
  • Remain up to date with the latest development in EU, OECD and other international Tax trends and regulations.


Skills required:

  • 10 plus years’ experience in an international Tax department, dealing with topics at Group level. Experience within a Big 4 consulting firm would be desirable, though not essential.
  • Degree level qualification and professional international Tax qualification. Ideally a legal Tax academic background would be preferred.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate effectively complex Tax topics to non-Tax specialists.
  • Good knowledge of European Tax topics is essential, Swiss Tax knowledge would be desirable.
  • An ability to work independently.
  • A strong commercial acumen.


If you are interested in applying for this Global Tax Director role please register your interest using the link below,  send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Meriel in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.