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    Senior Regional Tax Manager (m/f/d)

    Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    Career Level
    Employment Type, Work Type
    Full time
    Publishing Date, ID-Nr.
    , 229056

    Your tasks

    As a part of DB' Group Tax Function you will be responsible for managing international tax activities of DB Schenker within a dedicated region, which includes ensuring the compliance with tax laws and regulations according to the standards set by the group's tax compliance management system. As part of your role, you will be expected to develop and implement global tax guidelines for the DB Schenker business, support business projects from a tax perspective as well as to analyze and cascade information as part of global tax forecasting and reporting processes., as well as a member of the International Tax Network, you will be the face of DB Schenker in tax matters in your region.
    Your tasks:
    • Optimize the tax processes of foreign subsidiaries within an assigned portfolio
    • Advance the Target Operating Model for managing tax matters of foreign subsidiaries, as well as fulfill international tax reporting obligations and organize them
    • Support with significant tax inquiries and audits within an assigned portfolio of companies, if necessary, with the support of external tax advisors
    • Support tax analysis advice in relation to acquisitions, disposals and reorganizations with advice covering withholding taxes and treaty benefits in alignment with DB Group Tax Function
    • Assist in structuring decisions and where necessary in defining appropriate tax language in contract / documentation reviews aligning with DB Group and DB Schenker policies / guidelines (e.g. relating to business and corporate restructuring projects)
    • Support interaction and negotiation with tax authorities on international tax matters where necessary and ensure a proper exchange and communication with the DB Group tax function in this regard
    • Support tax components of global projects and initiatives of DB Group and/or DB Schenker business division and the delivery of tax trainings
    • Anticipate new regulations from laws, judicial rulings, and administrative authorities within the area of responsibility
    • Assist with the implementation of the DB Group tax strategy and DB Group tax policy and guidelines within the area of international tax within the DB Schenker business division
    • Assist with the implementation of the DB Group tax compliance management system within DB Schenker business division such as developing and implementing policies, internal controls and procedures and drive development and implementation of these within the regions
    • Ensure that the DB Group Tax function has good visibility and is well integrated within DB Schenker businesses and proactively participate and contribute to
    • International Tax Network of DB Group


    Your profile:
    • University degree in Business Administration, Law or similar degree, with focus on accounting, controlling and/or tax
    • Extensive relevant experience in managing complex international tax matters of a bigger organisation, either inhouse or as an advisor in a law/accounting firm
    • Certification as tax advisor (German or equivalent) preferred but not a must
    • Business fluency in English as a requirement, German as an advantage
    • Good understanding of system landscape, e.g. MS Office, SAP and interest in tax process automatization


    Attractive Conditions
    In addition to a wide range of fringe benefits and a company pension scheme, we offer our employees other attractive perks.

    Individual Development
    With an extensive range of seminars, training courses and qualifications, we offer individual and long-term development and training opportunities.

    Work climate
    A good working atmosphere is close to our hearts! Only as a team can we achieve the best for our customers, employees and people worldwide.

    Our offer

    At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.


    Do you have any further questions?
    Do not hesitate to contact us.
    We look forward to receiving your call/email!

    Schenker AG
    Kruppstraße 4
    45128 Essen

    * Equal Opportunity Employer: at DB Schenker we are proud of our diverse workforce and we are committed in enhancing it further. Therefore, we welcome all applicants, regardless of gender, age, disability, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.

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