You’ll quickly learn that we’re not like other property insurance companies. We’re guided by the belief that most losses can be prevented.
So we do everything we can to understand your business needs and reduce your risk.
What makes a successful Candidate at FM Global? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.
The FM Global European Tax Team are responsible for the timely completion of more than 1500 tax processes annually covering the calculation, filing and payment of VAT, Insurance Premium Taxes and Corporate Taxes in over 30 countries as well dealing with ad hoc business queries, tax provisions and disclosures for financial statements, BEPS compliance and tax authority audits.
Increasing tax compliance commitments has led to the creation of new position in Luxembourg. The successful candidate will work closely with the existing five-
strong team of tax specialists based in Luxembourg and in UK. This role will be focused specifically on taxes for FM Global s Luxembourg insurance entity and its branches across Europe.
plus also some VAT and IPT returns. This will involve sourcing information, calculating payments on account, preparing tax returns as well as reviewing externally prepared returns prior to submission, arranging for payments and journals, and preparing reconciliations.
It will be important to develop a good understanding of various European tax systems and keep up to date with legislative changes and tax rates in relevant countries.
Preparation of current and, if necessary, deferred tax provisions for the financial statements of the group including working with external and internal auditors.
Liaising with the FMIE in-house Solvency II team to provide quarterly and annual tax provisions to that group. Assisting with tax audits and transfer pricing projects and reviews as required.
Assist the Tax Managers and other staff in the team with ad hoc projects such as new branch set ups, expense policy guidance, software upgrades, etc.
University degree in Accounting or Finance ideally with a specialization in Taxation. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in an direct Tax role with a Big 4, Fiduciary or International Group.
Full or part qualified Tax or Accounting professional (e.g. CTA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent) will be considered as an advantage.
Experience of working in a multi-national environment required. Experience of European corporate tax essential and VAT preferred.
Knowledge of either French, German, Dutch or Luxembourg Tax systems beneficial but not essential. Enthusiasm to develop in-
depth technical knowledge of new areas of international tax compliance. Previous exposure to transfer pricing concepts and documentation requirements would be helpful.
Familiarity with Luxembourg financial statements. Knowledge of French or German GAAP useful. Foreign exchange experience desirable.
Accurate and reliable with good analytical skills. Well organised and comfortable working to deadlines. Pro-active, autonomous and self-
starting while also maintaining strong communication and a team mindset with the team in the UK. Good working knowledge of the Microsoft office suite (particularly Excel) essential.
Fluent in English and French or German, any other European language will be considered as an asset.