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EMEA Senior Tax Manager



24d ago

  • Job
    Senior Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • London
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  • You need 5 years EMEA tax experience in a multinational company, excellent organization and communication skills, ability to work under pressure, and a cooperative attitude. Be a team player and hands-on in a close-knit team.
  • You will manage tax reporting, compliance, and accounting for EMEA entities, oversee withholding tax compliance, drive tax advisory projects, and partner with finance directors to optimize tax efficiency.


  • Approximately 5 years of experience of working in industry and a multi-national company background with proven records of covering the EMEA region
  • Strong self-organization skills and attention to detail
  • Reliable, honest, and having a cooperative attitude is essential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, self-motivated, meet both internal and external deadlines
  • Team player, able to get on with colleagues and build relationships with different parts of the business
  • Willing to be hands on, e.g. to prepare UK tax computations, check tax balances, in a small and close-knit team


  • Tax Reporting and Compliance - Manage tax compliance and all tax reporting for entities in EMEA. Oversee and monitor preparation and submission of all EMEA tax returns and ensure that all direct tax filings are made on a timely basis. Prepare and submit UK tax computations in-house.
  • Tax Accounting–Perform detailed reviews of tax accounting computations under US GAAP and assist local finance teams in arriving at the annual provision computations. Assist with the annual return to provision computations, identify statutory to US GAAP differences, and review and assist local finance personnel with substantiating deferred tax account balances. Assist local finance teams with the quarterly corporation tax payment reconciliations.
  • Withholding taxes – Monitor, review, document and improve the Withholding tax compliance process.
  • Assist and drive various tax advisory projects, such as M&A, tax disputes/audits, global mobility/employment tax queries, VAT advisory, and legal contract review.
  • Business partner with EMEA finance directors to understand market needs for tax and drive efficiency. Be the first point of contact on all tax matters for the EMEA region.
  • Assist with Transfer Pricing calculations and Pillar 2 initiatives.
  • Essential- Qualified accountant (ACA/CA); preferred - Charted Tax Adviser (CTA)


What are the core responsibilities of the EMEA Senior Tax Manager role?

The core responsibilities include managing tax compliance and reporting for entities in EMEA, overseeing tax accounting computations, monitoring withholding taxes compliance, driving tax advisory projects, assisting with Transfer Pricing calculations, and being the first point of contact for tax matters in the EMEA region.

What qualifications and experience are required for the EMEA Senior Tax Manager role?

The ideal candidate should be a qualified accountant (ACA/CA) with a preference for being a Charted Tax Adviser (CTA). Approximately 5 years of experience working in industry, particularly in a multinational company with coverage of the EMEA region, is essential.

What skills are important for the EMEA Senior Tax Manager role?

Strong self-organization skills, attention to detail, reliability, honesty, cooperative attitude, excellent communication skills, ability to work under pressure, self-motivated, and ability to build relationships with different parts of the business are important for this role.

Where is the EMEA Senior Tax Manager role based?

The role is central London based, with opportunities for hybrid working arrangements, but not fully remote.

Who does the EMEA Senior Tax Manager report to?

The EMEA Senior Tax Manager reports to the Senior Director - International Tax in London and is an integral part of Edelman’s Global Tax Team.

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