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Tax Manager

Bird

Bird

Sales & Business Development
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

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  • What’s my job title? Tax Manager

  • Where in the world? The role is based in Amsterdam, with a hybrid work model.

  • Working hours? For this role, you will operate within Central European Time (CET)

  • What language(s) will I speak? Fluency in both English and Dutch is essential

The position of Tax Manager has become available in Amsterdam. The primary tasks and responsibilities of the role are general tax support and advice, reviewing corporate income tax reporting, managing tax compliance, and reviewing statutory tax reporting.

What you’ll do

  • Provide high-quality international tax advice and support to the business both at a country and group level and proactively act on international corporate income tax developments;

  • Review tax accounting and reporting (IFRS) as part of the group’s quarterly and annual reporting.

  • Provide internal advice regarding transfer pricing and maintain/monitor the group’s transfer pricing strategy, structure and documentation;

  • Support the countries with tax audits and tax compliance (local tax returns and compliance is typically outsourced);

  • Coordinate the group’s tax risk management and tax control process;

  • Assist in the development and implementation of a group’s tax strategy that best supports the ongoing growth of the business;

  • Support and manage group-wide VAT compliance;

  • Review the group’s compliance with indirect taxes, including stamp duty, real estate transfer tax, withholding tax, etc.

  • Support the head office legal team with tax issues relating to customer and supplier agreements

What you’ll bring

  • A university degree in Dutch Tax Law or Economics.

  • 3-5 years of experience in tax, ideally from a Big 4 accounting firm or the tax department of a leading Dutch law firm,

  • Strong understanding of both Dutch and international tax law.

  • In-house experience, particularly regarding tax accounting and reporting across a pan-European or international group, is a significant plus.

  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills, with a team player mentality.

  • Proactive, results-driven, and hands-on with a passion for working in a dynamic, diverse, and international environment.

  • Being fluent in both English and Dutch is essential.

Reasons to Not Apply

  1. Overwhelmed by International Tax: Struggle with complex international tax regulations and frequent updates? This role demands deep dives.

  2. Hands-Off: Do you prefer to delegate? This hands-on role requires active involvement in multiple projects (tax audits, M&A, VAT compliance).

  3. Prefer a Large Team Environment or Dislike Operational Tasks: This role thrives on individual initiative and dives deep into the technical details of daily tasks. Attention to detail is crucial.

  4. Lone Wolf: Thrive in solitude? Collaboration is key here, with internal teams and external advisors.

Interview Process

You apply and will hear back from us within a few days. If there’s a fit, the full process is as follows:

↳ [30 mins] Recruiter Screen

↳ [30 mins] Hiring Manager Interview

↳ [45-60 mins] Practical Assignment

↳ [30 mins]Cross-functional Interview with team-member

↳ [30 mins] Final Interview with Executive Team Member

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What You’ll Gain

🏡Remote work environment: you’ll work from home or wherever you can focus best. All Birds are required to work from their hired country.

💰Competitive Compensation

💻Latest MacBook and generous Home Office Budget to set you up for success

💅State-of-the-art branded gear

🥳Company-wide and team events - last editions in Marbella and Bangkok!

✈️Temporary Working Abroad: 10 business days a year (in your timezone)

🌴Life Happens! We offer generous Parental, PTO, and Special Leave Policies.

🃏Joker Day! Wellness day? Party time? 1 extra day off per year, no questions asked!

🤯Learn from hundreds of the best minds in the business

💙Join a diverse team consisting of 60+ nationalities, working in over +50 countries

LIFTOFF! 🚀

Life at Bird

When joining Bird, you will work with some of the smartest, curious, and driven people you will ever meet. It’s rewarding, demanding, and exciting work, and you’ll do and learn more than you can imagine. Bird is a great fit for ambitious self-starters who have endless curiosity, work independently, and like to roll up their sleeves and get shit done!

Do you have what it takes to join Bird? 🚀

Learn more about Life at Bird and our Values: How We Work, Careers, and About Bird.

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