Tax Manager

Location Waterford, Republic of Ireland
Job type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Published 3 months ago
Contact Eileen Walsh
Job ref Ew2409_1601904945

Job description

Key Responsibilities

  • Promote a strong tax compliance culture throughout the organization
  • Manage all Irish tax aspects including corporate income tax, transfer pricing, and specific projects
  • Responsible for tax reporting including tax provisioning and preparation of tax notes under local and US GAAP
  • Advising other business partners on the tax implications of various transactions and assisting with all ad-hoc tax queries
  • Identify tax planning opportunities and presentation of same to stakeholders
  • Responsible for liaising with Tax Authorities and external tax advisors
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of all relevant tax legislation, regulations and practice to ensure all relevant changes to tax law/ practice are evaluation and communicated.
  • Preparation of transfer pricing reviews and required documentation. This includes the review of intercompany transactions ensuring appropriate documentation for use in accounting, compliance and tax reviews
  • Oversee the R&D tax credit claim and other relief claims
  • Assist in formulation of strategic business decisions and liaise with Group Headquarters to lever the site as a low tax manufacturing site
  • Setup such structures and controls necessary to enable the company to transact its business in the most efficient manner both in terms of compliance and administration from a tax perspective
  • Conduct routine reviews of transactions, thereby ensuring compliance

Qualifications, Experience & skills

Minimum Qualifications:

Educated to degree level, or equivalent, and possess a fully completed tax qualification (AITI / CTA), ideally with a Big 4 background.

  • Ideally the candidate is also a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA)


  • Strong corporation tax background, specifically transfer pricing
  • Experience in fast-paced organization
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical/ manufacturing industry is an advantage


  • Hands-on and proactive; strong organizational skills , compliance focused
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure with a diverse workload
  • Excellent collaboration with colleagues within the local organization and with the colleagues in the group headquarters to support the overall Tax and Finance goals and objectives
  • Flexible and able to work in a changing environment
  • Open minded, pro-active, problem solver
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Excellent computer and analytical skills. SAP experience is an advantage but not essential

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