Amazon is seeking a Tax Manager to focus on income tax reporting and compliance for the EMEA region. This position will be primarily responsible for local country tax reporting (non-
US direct tax returns & tax accounting) as well as the international aspects of the US GAAP worldwide income tax provision.
This position will also be responsible for supporting the US and international tax controversy teams on audits and the international tax team on the compliance and reporting aspects of projects (including M&A and integration).
This position will be based in Luxembourg.
Primary job duties include :
Responsible for non-US income tax return compliance
Responsible for non-US income tax accounting under US GAAP, IFRS, Local GAAP, etc.
Review tax planning ideas to determine impacts to worldwide tax provision
Review international aspects of Amazon’s worldwide provision
Research effects of various international transactions
Support international tax compliance and reporting aspects of mergers and acquisitions (due diligence and integration)
Support US and international tax controversy teams on tax audits
Drive process improvements and coordinate with Tax Technology Team to facilitate streamlining and automation of recurring calculations
Management of junior tax professionals and outside service providers
8+ years of direct reporting tax experience
University Degree in Accounting / Taxation or equivalent
Significant knowledge of taxation laws
Experience with accounting for income taxes under US GAAP, IFRS, or similar accounting rules
Experience with Direct Tax Compliance and Reporting with emphasis on Luxembourg and / or other western Europe countries.
Fluency in English
Secondary University Degree in Tax or Law Degree desirable
Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant, or equivalent preferred
Experience working in a large public accounting firm or multi-national corporate tax department
Strong project management skills
Strong tax operational background and ability to drive process improvements
Knowledge of federal income taxation of international transactions
Experience with Oracle Financial Applications helpful
Experience with Hyperion Financial Management ("HFM") helpful