External job description
Amazon is seeking a Senior Tax Analyst to join the Tax Department based in its Luxembourg headquarters. The ideal candidate will be able to work with a high level of collegiality, functioning as a tax adviser and be comfortable directly liaising with various business teams within the company and with other members of the tax department.
Primary duties include :
Researching advanced international tax issues working with taxing authorities and outside advisers as necessary as part of a tax team involved in supporting EU business initiatives
Assist with developing and evaluating European planning opportunities providing benefits to the Company
Assist with developing strategic and operational implementation work plans and ability to measure results against plans
Assist with audits
Assists with implementation of agreed-upon European tax strategies and projects
Providing support to the U.S. based transfer pricing team
Providing support to the Luxembourg accounting team responsible for accounting for intercompany transactions
Managing and coordinating European tax audits, including audit preparation, responding to document requests, etc.
Managing European outbound withholding taxes
Reviewing financial data for proper application of tax laws and advising on development and maintenance of accounting systems which provide tax information required to be reported
Assisting with managing, coordinating and reviewing EU tax compliance and reporting obligations including local country statutory account tax provision and related disclosures and corporation tax returns.
Includes developing recommendations for process improvements.
Assisting with managing SOX 404 compliance and implementation of best practice procedures
Maintaining and communicating knowledge of past, present and potential future European corporate tax laws, regulations, rulings, procedures and court decisions
Assisting with managing relationships with outside tax consultants and regulatory authorities on an ongoing basis
International income tax experience with a public accounting firm, major law firm, and / or in industry, preferably a multinational corporation.
Excellent knowledge of Windows operative systems and Office package - Advanced knowledge in Excel and SQL
Strong background in Accounting / Finance
A degree in law or accounting
Chartered accountant (or equivalent) or graduate degree in taxation preferred
Understanding of accounting concepts preferred
Detail-oriented individual who takes ownership of projects
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of management
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Able to extract, analyze, and review data and make appropriate recommendations
Work effectively in a team environment
Hard working, quicker learner with a positive ''can do'' attitude and solid professionalism
Partner well with people at all levels within an organization
Able to work in a fast paced, informal, and often ambiguous environment
Can successfully manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously
Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications