Amazon EU seeks a Tax Manager to support its European business operations. The ideal candidate will be able to work with a high level of collegiality, functioning as a tax adviser and project supervisor. Primary duties include :
Contribute to implementation of agreed-upon European tax strategies and projects
Assist with developing strategic and operational implementation work plans and ability to measure results against plans
Review financial data for proper application of tax laws
Assist with managing relationships with outside tax consultants and regulatory authorities on an ongoing basis
This position, based in our European headquarter in Luxembourg, interacts with the company’s European business units, so any candidate should be able to work well with cross functional teams.
The candidate must be able to communicate complex tax concepts in ways that are meaningful and useful to non-tax professionals.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of international income tax experience with a public accounting firm, major law firm, and / or in industry, preferably a multinational corporation.
The job requires excellent written and oral communication skills and an understanding of European tax law. Fluency in English is required.
Additional requirements include :
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
Another European language is a nice to have
Excellent Excel and general computer skills