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Corporate Tax Expert

Date:  21-Nov-2021
Location: 

Brussels, BE, 1040

Our company is quite a fascinating environment to work in, especially if you want to move forward. In fact, there are plenty of opportunities to seize for those who challenge the obvious and who want to make a difference. Degroof Petercam is a unique blend in many ways: we have different métiers under one roof. We have Belgian roots and we operate internationally. We’re independent and we have decision power. On top of that, we’re continuously in motion to deliver our clients the best possible services. You’ll be part of a company of experts who aim for nothing less than excellence. Our expertise is based on highly skilled & talented people who are passionate about what they do. At Degroof Petercam, you can do what you love, put your skills into practice and develop your talent. We value proximity, which allows you to collaborate closely with your team and to reap the rewards of your work.

Context

For realizing our ambitious objectives, Bank Degroof Petercam is looking to reinforce their Tax department with a Corporate Tax Expert. 

Reporting to the Head of Group Tax, as senior fiscal expert, you will be  responsible for Corporate Tax and contribute to Transfer Pricing (TP) matters. This role is based in our headquarters located in Brussels.
 

Your Position

In this role, as part of a small team with high level tax experts, you will:

  • Be the owner of the corporate Tax accounts for the group including their review and their forecasting. As such, you will

o    Review the corporate tax returns of the Belgian Group entities prepared by the Finance department;
o    Lead the corporate tax position of the Group. In this context, you will ensure that accurate information is provided with relevant proposals and recommendations for appropriate decision making; Cooperate with the Finance department in corporate tax matters to provide relevant input in consolidation and forecasts reports; 
o    Implement quarterly reporting documenting the actual corporate tax position at Group level and by entity with variance analysis
o    Contribute to the Finance forward looking processes including budget and forecast cycles for the Corporate Tax lines

  • Prepare, design, document, supervise and manage the TP policy for the Group; In this context, you will provide advice/raise alerts in the frame of intercompany agreements towards compliance to TP regulations;
  • Participate in and supervise multiple intercompany agreements in the frame of the TP legislation;
  • Perform economic, financial and accounting analyses in cooperation with central functions departments;
  • Maintain relationships / network to facilitate information gathering and obtain cooperation transversally with other Central Functions and Business departments as well as Foreign Entities;
  • Contribute to legal entity restructuring projects and other corporate initiatives or ad hoc requests;
  • Provide assistance in various corporate tax and TP audits or advance decision requests.
     

Your Profile

•    You have at least a master degree in Finance or Accounting with an additional degree in Tax;
•    You can look back upon at least 10 years of experience in Corporate Tax in either the consulting or financial sector environment. Initial experience in TP is an asset;
•    You have a very good understanding of accounting and corporate tax matters, and a general understanding of international tax and TP principle or are willing to acquire it;
•    You are bilingual Dutch-French with a strong knowledge of English;
•    You have strong analytical skills and a critical mindset;
•    You can manage various projects and workflows thoroughly, accurately and in an independent manner;
•    As good communicator, you have strong interpersonal and presentation skills and have the ability to translate figures into clear and practical advice and reports for internal and external stakeholders;
•    It is in your nature to continuously strive towards more efficiency and more quality and you communicate constructively on your ideas and suggestions;
•    You can work autonomously, you take initiatives, are pro-active and have the ability to take decisions with strong impact;
•    You value being a reliable teamplayer and are flexible.
 

Our offer

Our company offers a stimulating environment for those who want to be challenged intellectually. You’ll be stretched, because we count on you to share our ambitions and to come up with solutions for complex matters. The impact of our work goes beyond profit. Looking at our business from a broader perspective, we influence our entrepreneurial networks to invest in the economy and, ultimately, in society as a whole. In other words, working at Degroof Petercam also means contributing to economic development, today and for generations to come.

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