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Senior Tax Specialist - International Tax Job

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Date: Apr 14, 2019

City: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, BW, DE

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 149293 
Work Area: Finance 
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, w
e are open to hire in all SAP locations worldwide.
Expected Travel: 0 - 10% 
Career Status: Professional 
Employment Type: Regular Full Time 



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Tax specialist dealing with complex tax issues within the Global Tax Team. Taking on corporate and worldwide responsibilities and reporting to the Head of International Taxes – with focus on tax topics associated with International Tax queries on tax audits, withholding tax, permanent establishment questions, transfer pricing, intercompany charging / processes and cross border transactions.


  • Dealing with challenging tax queries in international business in a German headquartered group with deep understanding of  international tax legislation
  • Support to establish a framework to ensure tax compliance in multiple countries
  • Provide tax support on strategic tax issues, tax audits or ongoing challenges
  • Support tax consideration on financing, funds flow management etc.
  • Support tax optimization and tax incentive planning and effective tax rate management for SAP subsidiaries
  • Support business on any kind of cross border business
  • Assist with communication and negotiations with government authorities relating to tax matters
  • Provide interpretation and guidance on tax laws and regulations
  • Lead tax projects requiring co-ordination with other functions/lines of business
  • Work on optimization international tax processes in coordination with tax colleagues and other departments throughout the company


  • Specialization in international tax issues (including, cross border transactions, organizational restructuring, withholding taxes, transfer pricing, permanent establishments)
  • Innovative ''solution seeker'' rather than a ''problem definer''
  • Ability to work independently and under time pressure
  • Team player with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a global/virtual team
  • Fluency in English, German is a plus


  • Solid expertise in international taxation; preferably: Qualified Tax Advisor or comparable qualification with a focus on transfer pricing and international taxation
  • 6 – 8 years working experience in tax consulting and or tax function of a multinational company with a focus on international taxes

We are open to hire in all SAP locations worldwide.


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