Senior Indirect Tax Manager

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: 15838

What's the role?

As a Senior Indirect Tax Manager, you will act as group wide in-house adviser and coordinator for indirect tax related questions in the course of day-to-day operations and interdisciplinary projects. Within our central tax department, you will use your high level of technical knowledge in indirect taxes and proven indirect tax expertise to work independently with various other teams at the corporate headquarters and in the local entities as well as with external tax advisors.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.

With some 29,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

As Hilti’s Senior Indirect Tax Manager, you will coordinate the co-operation between global headquarters, locally operating Hilti entities in different parts of the world and external tax advisors to ensure feasible and pragmatic approaches / solutions considering equally business needs and tax requirements. Moreover, you will monitor and assess the legal changes in the international tax environment and initiate required changes within the Hilti group across the affected entities, departments and processes. The proactive monitoring function to identify indirect tax consequences of changes in the overall Hilti supply chain is another key responsibility. You will prepare Indirect Tax documentation and provide tailored Indirect Tax trainings across the Hilti group.

Enjoy working in a small and down-to-earth team with a flat hierarchy and a high level of independency and freedom.

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.

We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally.

Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, these may include day care for your kids or a free in-house gym.

Why should you apply?

Being located at the corporate headquarters of our multinational company and as a member of the tax department with broad responsibilities for international tax matters, you will gain an in-depth industry insight and you will be able to dedicate your broad tax expertise and experience to this truly global but still familiar company. This is your chance to develop a deeper cross-functional expertise and become a true business partner.

What you need is:

  • Higher education in international tax or finance / accounting
  • Strong Indirect Tax technical skills across national and international supplies of goods and services inside and outside the EU single market
  • After a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the frequently complex fact base, your high degree of creativity and persistence will ensure practicable solutions
  • Good understanding of Hilti business model or business model of another large enterprise, a plus
  • Fluency in English (additional language skills, particularly in German, a plus)

Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.

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