Direct Tax Specialist EMEA/MEE

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The Direct Tax Team of EMEA/MEE is looking for Direct Tax Specialist who wants to join the digital transformation journey. Within the EMEA/MEE region we established in 2022 a functional set-up, which consists of a Direct Tax & Deal Support Team and an Indirect Tax Team. To meet present and future digitalization requirements, the Teams are in an ongoing transformation process and focus on the standardization and automation of any compliance related responsibilities to ensure future readiness. We embrace out-of-the-box thinking and technology driven processes.
As part of the Direct Tax Team, you will be part of a cross-functional collaborative working approach. You will gain detailed and regional direct tax and business knowledge by working closely with your colleagues in a hybrid work environment.




The Direct Tax Specialist EME/MEE will be responsible for managing/supporting any Direct Tax topics in the region, especially   

  • Ensure that the legal entities meet internal and external compliance requirements (Corporate Income Tax, Withholding Tax, Transfer Pricing)
  • In particular coordinating and managing tax matters, in cooperation with Direct Tax Managers in the region EMEA/MEE, handled by external advisors and independent auditors, (i) tax compliance e.g. corporate income tax (CIT) and (ii) tax accounting, (iii) transfer pricing, (iv) tax audit and tax litigation.
  • Prepare withholding tax returns and reports and monitor the withholding tax process including obtaining of required certificates.
  • Provide support for the legal entities of responsibility in tax audits in cooperation with an external service provider where applicable.
  • Manage and ensure proper implementation of tax law changes, incl. the coordination with IT and key business stakeholders
  • Transformation of manual compliance in automated processes
  • Prepare Tax-process documentation
  • ongoing tax-related requests.
  • Furthermore, acting as a trusted business advisor in partnership with the wider tax team members
  • Ensure a high level of “customer” satisfaction and building good business relations with key stakeholder.




  • Education in Tax, Finance or Accounting.
  • Experiences in Corporate Income Taxes with an advisory firm or in a corporate environment
  • Strong preference to work in technical/software-driven processes (SAP ERP)
  • Enjoy analytical thinking
  • Growth Mindset. Self-driven
  • Strong pro-active project management skills as well as innovative ''solution seeker'' rather than a ''problem definer'' attitude
  • Team player with good interpersonal and communication skills, strong assertiveness
  • Fluency in English
  • Network within SAP’s Finance Organization is a plus.
  • A CPA, qualified Tax Advisor or similar certification with focus on taxation is a plus




  • Up to 3 years working experience in tax consulting and or tax function.


What you can expect is professional onboarding, exciting career progression, a diverse work environment providing growth opportunities, learning & development possibilities, and an international business network for you to leverage. Interesting non-work related activities (volunteering, charity, sport events,..)
This role is based at the ultra-modern Metronom office building directly above the Nove Butovice metro station. The location encompasses SAP's vision for the perfect work-life balance by featuring uniquely decorated relaxation rooms, parents' and kids' room.


Yearly bonuses, sick days paid and sick leaves fully refunded, flexible start/end of working hours, contributions to the pension/life insurance, meal vouchers, holidays 5 weeks, educational courses, coaching and mentoring opportunities, free massage, cafeteria plan, free fitness studio, generous shares program, etc.




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Requisition ID: 369503  | Work Area: Finance  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  369503
Posted Date:  May 19, 2023
Work Area:  Finance
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Prague 5, CZ, 158 00

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