City:  Copenhagen V

Country/Region:  DK

Application Deadline:  15 October 2022


Are you an experienced indirect tax specialist? Are you looking to join the biggest luxury jewelry brand in the world? If so, look no further… This could be the job for you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Global Tax team as the Global Indirect Tax Manager who will handle all indirect tax matters globally in Pandora. This person will report directly to our Global Head of Tax and will be located in Copenhagen.

As our new Global Indirect Tax Manager, you will be responsible for customs duty and VAT within Pandora. You will provide tax planning and strategy within customs duty and VAT while managing the risks related to customs duty and VAT (anticipation, identification, evaluation and monitoring).


Customs duties include:

  • Ensure compliance with customs regulations, including classification of goods, non-preferential and preferential Country of Origin, bonded warehouses, free zones etc.
  • Globally implement and maintain processes to ensure that customs duties are handled correctly, and secure relevant documentation
  • Identify optimization initiatives
  • Manage and coordinate customs audits
  • Manage, apply and implement licenses/authorizations related to import and export


VAT duties include:

  • The role has a compliance focus, but is overall a strategic position with the main responsibility to establish and maintain the optimal Indirect Tax structure for Pandora
  • Close cooperation with Global Business Service Centre (GBS) in Poland who manage the daily VAT operation
  • Provide input to implementation of new ERP system
  • Establish global controlling actions on VAT
  • Manage and coordinate VAT audits


Other accountabilities include:

  • Ensure global compliance on relevant environmental taxes, such plastic and packaging taxes
  • Provide input on increasing compliance on CTC reporting obligations.
  • Influence on-going projects and initiatives in accordance with Group strategy


This being a truly global and vital role in Pandora, you will be a valuable business partner for several stakeholders in the global business including:

  • Global and regional supply chain functions
  • Teams from Regional Distribution Centres (Germany, UK, US and Thailand)
  • Management in Global Operations
  • Key functions at Production facilities in Thailand (and soon to be also Vietnam)
  • Tax team in Global Business Service Centre
  • Internal Audit Team
  • Service providers (e.g. any outsourcing partners)


Required Skills

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience from an accounting firm, an in-house position and/or tax authorities working with customs duties and VAT
  • Worked in an international environment
  • Experience from retail industry (preferred)
  • Preferably strong IT skills (Excel, ERP systems, VAT tools)


Something about you

At Pandora, we recognise that it takes winning personalities to create winning cultures – and we believe it is of essence that you bring strong stakeholder management skills and an ability to collaborate cross-functionally and cross-culturally to secure business results. As a person, you are proactive, curious and eager towards finding new ways of simplifying and optimizing work and processes. You take a high degree of ownership for your tasks and have a systematic work approach with focus on details while maintaining the overview. In addition, we would like you to have/be;

  • Master’s degree within e.g. finance, tax or law as e.g. Cand.merc.aud, Cand.merc.jur, Cand.jur, Master in tax or similar, e.g. education from customs authorities
  • Ability to drive things forward, independently and diligently
  • Strong analytical skills, good overview, critical sense
  • Strong business acumen
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Not afraid of taking responsibility
  • A positive, proactive attitude in order to share Indirect Tax experience and provide advice for the organization
  • Strong project management skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English


Your new team

Pandora is a company with a big heart that takes great pride in treating our people well. You will be a part of the Global Tax team in HQ and work in an international hub of can-do spirited, passionate and performance-driven people. The Global Tax team consists of nine great colleagues with a solution-oriented mindset and many years of experience, who strive to have fun while supporting the organization. You will report to the Global Head of Tax.


Did we get your attention? 

We hope you got all your questions answered and feel confident and ready to apply for this position, however if you have more questions regarding the position, please contact: 

Christian Buch

Global Recruiter

chnbu@ pandora. net

We process applications on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible.


Icing on the cake 

You will be working out of our beautiful Head Office in Copenhagen V, established in 2016 and designed to unite and inspire our teams. Besides our beautiful interior design we are also proud of our LEED Gold Certification for Energy and Environmental Design. This means that we use as few natural resources as possible and that we use them with respect. The result is a professional and dynamic space that is unique, comfortable and inspirational – and delivers a true Pandora experience to anyone who works here or comes to visit.


About Pandora

Pandora is the world’s largest jewellery brand. The company designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries through 6,800 points of sale, including more than 2,600 concept stores.

Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 27,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED Gold-certified facilities in Thailand using mainly recycled silver and gold. Pandora is committed to leadership in sustainability and has set science-based targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50% across its own operations and value chain by 2030. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated sales of DKK 23.4 billion (EUR 3.1 billion) in 2021.

At Pandora, we believe that creating an inclusive and diverse workplace and reflecting societal diversity in our customer engagement is essential to delivering on our company purpose: to give a voice to people’s loves. We dedicate ourselves to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and diversity where everyone feels respected and valued.







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