VAT and Tax Compliance and Reporting Specialist

The Company

A global investment and asset management leader with a sizeable and established office in the heart of Luxembourg focusing on alternative investments and strategies. These include Real Estate, Private Equity, Private Debt and Infrastructure & Renewables.

Job Description

We are searching for a Tax Compliance and Tax Reporting Specialist to join this team in Luxembourg on a full-time basis.

Tax Compliance:

  • Preparation and assistance with direct and indirect tax compliance for Luxembourg domiciled companies and partnerships of the Group
  • Coordination and assistance of foreign tax compliance obligation of Luxembourg domiciled companies
  • Communication with Luxembourg tax authorities
  • Review of tax assessments, tax advance payments etc. and close communication with responsible accounting teams


Tax Reporting:

  • Active support of the accounting and tax reporting team with IFRS tax reporting and Country by Country Reporting (CbCR) / Tax Transparency Report (TTR) as local part of the worldwide Group (Tax) Reporting


Risk Management:

  • Identification and assessment of uncertain tax positions, preparation and handling of tax audits regarding topics and controversies in assigned area
  • Analysis of tax assets/attributes and development and implementation of measures to increase the underlying value


Key responsibilities

  • Provide support and oversight of tax compliance; this will include but not be limited to:
  • Preparation of annual corporate income tax returns
  • Calculation and review of quarterly and annual tax provision
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Filing of VAT registration/de-registration
  • Review and assessment of VAT status
  • Review of tax assessments
  • Preparation and assistance of foreign withholding tax refunds
  • Ensure correct bookings and accruals related to tax
  • Transfer pricing review
  • Coordination and work with tax advisors and tax authorities
  • Provide support to tax manager and lead tax-related projects/ad hoc requests when required (e.g. implementation of ATAD or other new regulations)
  • Coordinate and ensure proper tax reporting with the existing reporting tools and based on respective reporting guidelines


Key requirements/skills/experience

  • Degree in Tax/Accounting/Finance, ACCA or other professional accounting accreditation is a plus
  • 1-2 years of experience (or more) in Luxembourg VAT compliance (ideally also Income tax compliance)
  • Basic understanding of LuxGAAP and IFRS and deferred taxes
  • Experience with SAP
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • MS-Office and in-depth MS-Excel skills
  • Team player and ability to work autonomously


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