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Direct Tax Specialist

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 11/25/22

Job Description

Job description:

Job Description

Work in a team to provide oversight of Direct Tax functions in all jurisdictions within the AMR region. Partner with business in direct tax projects and transactional support.

  • Facilitate direct tax oversight of operations for all COMPANY business in countries of operations within the region and outside the US.
  • Ensure, monitor, measure and report regionally accurate and timely direct tax compliance and any related direct tax risks, proposing mitigation actions, together with the Tax Planning and Risk Management team.
  • Support the operational relationship with direct tax authorities across the AMR, including the conduct of tax audits.
  • Assist with the optimal resourcing of direct tax operations, including efficient and effective use of external advisers and technology; co-develops, manages and monitors the budget and spend on resourcing direct tax operations.
  • Identify & implement direct tax optimization opportunities in line with COMPANY's Code of Ethics, the tax mandate & policies.
  • Facilitate the optimization of direct taxes for COMPANY business in its countries of operations within the AMR.
  • Assist in assessing and implementing processes that continuously improve the sustainable efficiency and effectiveness of COMPANY's direct tax position, including the cost-effective management of direct tax resources.
  • Support the direct tax compliance and local optimization of COMPANY's Global Enterprise Model.
  • Partner effectively with SBUs and Corporate Functions in direct tax projects and transactions.


  • Bachelor's degree and MBA, Masters, or equivalent degree in a relevant subject preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in direct tax.
  • Detailed working knowledge of US Direct Tax. General understanding of Latin America local country direct tax preferred.
  • Experience in the direct tax function of large multinationals and/or Big 4.
  • Professional qualification such as CPA, JD or LLM in Tax Law a plus.
  • Solves unique and complex technical, managerial and stakeholder problems that have a broad impact on the business from global to country or local entity level.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English; multiple language ability an advantage.
  • Strong influencing skills, high adaptability, and cultural awareness.
  • Strong analytical skills supported by technical expertise and excellent written and oral communication skills.
Why is This a Great Opportunity:

One of the world's largest, diversified chemicals company. A career with this Company provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to their comprehensive learning programs. They offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that their people have unique motivations and ambitions. Its all about matching what matters to you with what matters to them.

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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