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Direct & Indirect Tax Manager

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
18 February, 2021

Job Description

We are currently recruiting a Tax Manager with experience surrounding both Direct and Indirect Taxes, including VAT, Tax Compliance, Income Tax and Transfer Pricing across Europe. Our client is an established international business within the chemical industry who offer innovative technologies to deliver efficiency, quality and value for their customers through their products and services.


Reporting to the locally based Head of Finance and remote Global Head of Tax, this is a unique opportunity for a candidate with 5+ years’ experience. The role will suit a rounded and flexible Tax Specialist, who is interested in establishing new processes and putting their stamp on Tax across European entities. Being responsible for tax compliance, transfer pricing, tax planning & optimization, accounting for income taxes, and ensuring timely submission of tax returns and VAT returns


Direct & Indirect Tax Manager, Zug, Switzerland


Your duties as Tax Manager will include, although will not be limited to:

  • Manage tax compliance, reporting and filing works for European entities.
  • Review tax calculations, estimates and reports accruals, and purpose partnering with country, regional and corporate finance, tax, legal business and operations terms.
  • Review current and deferred tax provision.
  • Act as the key point of contact for internal shareholders for tax queries.
  • Tax optimization through informed application of tax laws and regulations.
  • Set up appropriate tax processes and systems for tax management for the Group.
  • Ensure filing of all corporate and VAT returns are completed on time and are highly accurate.
  • As a corporate Tax Manager, act as the tax lead for authorities and auditors. 


Role requirements:

  • Degree in Economics, Accounting, Tax Law or similar.
  • Ideally you will have experience working within a public accounting firm/BIG 4 with a specialism in tax or within a tax role in a multi-national organization.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working within a Tax role.
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written).
  • A keen eye for detail, and planning and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills to be able to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • High level of honesty, integrity, commitment and responsibility.


If you are interested in applying for this Direct & Indirect Tax Manager role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Mike Baldwin in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007