EMEA Tax Advisor (French or German language)

Job Title: EMEA Tax Advisor (French or German language)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PS - 4402_1627293040
Contact Name: Phil Smyth
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

A worldwide global advertising group are recruiting an EMEA Tax Advisor to join their London based Tax team, with a focus on re-enforcing its tax affairs in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Russia and the Middle East.

Role Description

  • Planning, analysing and implementing corporate restructurings, acquisitions and integrations (including tax due diligences) throughout the EMEA region
  • Planning and advising on cross border profit distributions and/or inter-company payments
  • Planning and monitoring the use of deferred tax assets (tax losses), tax consolidations and thin capitalisation across the EMEA region
  • Coordination with the finance and treasury teams on international financing schemes/restructuring as well as assisting the various legal departments with tax related questions
  • Assisting and managing corporate tax audits within EMEA region
  • Advising and assisting with internationally mobile employees' queries
  • Analysing, reviewing and implementing transfer pricing ("TP") policies, TP documentation and TP compliant inter-company agreements
  • Planning, advising on and preparing VAT efficient cross-border inter-company service agreements
  • Advising on ad-hoc VAT queries throughout EMEA

Candidate Profile

  • Mobile i.e. willing to relocate to London
  • Languages: compulsory English; French and/or German will be a distinctive advantage, any other EU language a considerable "plus"
  • 2-4 years of experience in corporation tax (direct or indirect tax) within an European / international context
  • Experience in European corporate taxation (cross-border corporate restructurings (M&A), financing and thin capitalisation, trans-national profit distributions, loss planning, tax reserves, …)
  • Legal background (in law firm, "big four" or similar auditing/accounting firms) or from a corporate tax dept. in (service) industry
  • Experience / Knowledge in transfer pricing would be a distinctive advantage
  • Experience / Knowledge in (cross border) VAT matters would be another advantage

For further information on this opportunity, please contact Phil Smyth at The Consultancy Group.