Managing global compliance and managing risk and cash tax exposure n and advisory work with local country teams as well as various departments within Staples HQ
· Responsible for assisting in global compliance and managing risk and cash tax exposure n and advisory work with local country teams as well as various departments within Staples HQ.
· Work closely with other departments within Staples-Solutions such as Treasury, Legal and Accounting;
· Managing relationships with outside advisory firms and ensuring appropriate levels of advice to mitigate risk while controlling external costs.
· Assisting with the management and control of tax audits (across all taxes).
· Other duties and projects as assigned.
· Reporting to the Tax Director based in Amsterdam
· Knowledge, skills & experience
1. Appropriate tax qualifications.
2. Approximately a minimum of 8-10 years of working experience as a tax professional at an advisory firm. law firm or as an in-house tax counsel.
3. Broad and thorough knowledge of corporate taxation, both domestic and cross border, including some exposure to indirect taxes and tax accounting.
4. Strong project management skills working with various stakeholders. Ability to understand commercial drivers and constraints in conjunction with providing technically robust but pragmatic advice.
5. Intelligent, sharp mind, strong analytical skills
6. Fluent in English both in writing and orally
1. able to work independently
2. proactive, getting things done
3. strong communicator
4. takes responsibility
5. enthusiastic, passionate, ambitious
6. looking for a dynamic environment and great variety of fiscal challenges
7. flexible, knows how to put things and him/herself in perspective
8. having strong work ethic
Fit with Staples tax department
1. strong social skills, able to cope with multiple disciplines, internal and external
2. ambitious, at the same time share success with colleagues
3. good team player
5. able to turn off his/her mind and get to work; “do not ask, just act”
6. knows how to deal with surprises and unexpected changes
7. able to cope with stress
8. ability to perform a technical analysis independently
• International Tax Team
• Legal team - Staples Europe
• Staples ESC