Regional Tax Counsel

Recruiter
EUROFINS SCIENTIFIC
Location
Wolverhampton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
26 Jun 2019
Ref
1151959013
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Regional Tax Counsel
  • Wolverhampton, UK
  • Full-time
Company Description
Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the leading global emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing.

In 2018, Eurofins generated 4.2 billion Euro proforma turnover, from 800 laboratories across 47 countries and employs about 45,000 staff.
Job Description
We are the world leader in food and environmental testing, offering an exciting opportunity as a Regional Tax Counsel to join our expanding team based in Wolverhampton and be part of our growing business.

Due to the increased complexity of tax regulations, documentation requirements and requests from local tax authorities, the management of Group corporate tax data has become more and more relevant for today's tax departments. These needs include, among others, the preparation and the regular update of local transfer pricing documentation, the fulfilment of cross-countries withholding tax formalities, the fulfilment of Country-by-Country formalities and notifications, the managing of requests for information and claims, the computation of local tax accruals and deferred tax assets & liabilities measurement, including reconciling different official filings with management systems, analysing tax and accounting processes, extracting data and generating tax reports. The increased number of acquired legal entities within the Eurofins Group furthermore generates an increasing need for corporate structuring as well as - pre and post - acquisition integration.

The purpose of this position is to support the local Finance teams as well as the Group Head of Tax headquartered in Brussels/Luxembourg in all of the above tax areas. Geographical scope to be potentially extended to closest regions.

This role is working Monday to Friday 09.00 - 17.00.

The Role

A role at Eurofins is all about team work and working towards a common goal to ensure the health and safety of us all.

As Regional Tax Counsel, you will support the National Service centre and liaise with the Group Head of Tax and related teams in:
  • Dealing with several types of corporate tax and withholding tax compliance and reporting, including CbC Reporting and the regular monitoring of tax unities.
  • Identifying risks and issues due to existing or new domestic legislations, in order to implement change on a rapid basis.
  • The yearly update of domestic transfer pricing documentation, including local individual files & related forms, to align to applicable legal requirements.
  • The supporting function of local tax audits and resulting claims.
  • ┬ĚThe computation of local tax accruals and deferred tax assets and liabilities, including the overseeing of the tax accounting and the reporting of tax data to Group at different times within the year.
  • The assistance in general corporate restructuring including pre & post acquisition integration.
  • The overall proposal and/or implementation of tax strategy ideas.
Qualifications
We look for people who believe in what we believe in. People who enjoy coming to work each day and being part of a team who provide "results that matter" in establishing the safety, composition, authenticity and origin of our food and water.
  • Rigorous and strong technical/analytical skills, detail oriented
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Dynamic, creative and proactive spirit
  • Master in Tax Law
  • 4 to 6 years of relevant experience in the tax department of a Big-4 and/or in the industry sector with a focus on corporate tax related matters and possibly transfer pricing exposure.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office tools (Excel, Powerpoint)
Additional information
What Happens Next

Our people are the backbone of what we do, so it's incredibly important we find the right individuals to join us. As a potential new recruit you'll be invited to meet the team in the form of an assessment centre or a staged interview process dependent on the role and it's requirements, this will give you the opportunity to see what working for Eurofins is really like and enable us to get you know your key skills and strengths.

Your data

As part of any recruitment process, the company collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. The company is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations.

Closing Date

We reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that if you do not receive a response within 4 weeks of the vacancy expiry date unfortunately, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

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