Tax Expert

  • Posted: 10/06/2024
  • Salary: -
  • Location: Zürich, Switzerland
  • Job Type: Permanent/Fixed Term

My client is looking for a tax expert to join the Group Taxes team. As the Deputy Head of Group Taxes, you will play a crucial role in managing the group's tax affairs. You will handle complex and comprehensive tax issues within the dynamic realm of structured products, covering both Swiss and international tax law. You will be part of a small team that collaborates closely with a network of top-tier advisors in Switzerland and abroad. Your role will involve high interaction with teams in Finance, Legal & Compliance, Operations, Investment Solutions, and Trading.

My client is a leading player in the financial industry, renowned for its innovative approaches, commitment to excellence, and entrepreneurial spirit. Their organizational values—people together, passion, dedication, quality, and expertise—serve as their guiding principles.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Manage all Swiss and international tax matters within the group, including corporate income taxes, transfer pricing, and indirect taxes
  • Provide tax technical advice to the Operations team on operational taxes such as financial transaction taxes, stamp duties, FATCA & CRS
  • Represent the tax function in group-wide projects
  • Ensure tax compliance and contribute to strategic tax planning
  • Correspond with tax authorities and coordinate tax audits
  • Prepare tax rulings
  • Manage mandates with external tax advisors globally
  • Support other teams within the group on tax matters
  • Monitor developments in the tax environment to identify the group's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • Master’s degree in business administration, economics, or law
  • Diploma as Swiss Certified Tax Expert
  • 6-7 years of relevant experience (including 2-3 years post-certification as a Swiss Certified Tax Expert)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and German, along with strong interpersonal skills
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