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Tax & Customs Expert (m/f/d)

Job Description

If you really want to make a difference – make it with us.

Siemens Portugal runs several local and international projects supplying technology and services which improve lives and further human achievements worldwide. Such international projects bring important challenges to Siemens Portugal requiring the company’s tax department to act as a trusted advisor to the business. That is why we are always looking for open minded and qualified tax experts capable to cooperate with our business colleagues and to respond to technical questions both in local and international taxation. People like you?

What are my responsibilities?

Reporting to the Head of Tax in Portugal, will be involved in all taxes applicable to the company’s operations, including direct and indirect taxes

Preparation and filing of all Portuguese tax returns required

Support in tax audits and in tax administration processes

Comprehensive tax analysis of the company’s local and international business projects and transactions

Monitoring and application of tax benefits based on the company’s business structures and projects and the relevant tax legislation

Close cooperation with the company’s business units for the evaluation and mitigation of tax risks with active participation in the design and structuring of business projects and transactions

Cooperation in local and international tax topics and in cross border projects with the local tax departments of other Siemens entities in foreign countries, including the headquarters in Germany

Cooperation with HR, Accounting, and Legal departments in interdisciplinary technical issues

Tax support in the company’s M&A transactions

Support in Transfer Pricing documentation and internal TP advisory

Internal tax report to the headquarters

Monitoring of Import and Export procedures with the Customs Authorities

Intrastat reports

What do I need to qualify for this job?

University degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics

Specific academic background in Tax is a positive aspect

At least 10 years of professional experience in tax compliance and tax advisory, including Portuguese and international taxation

Certified accountant registered with OCC in Portugal

Expert communication skills in a business environment and ability to present difficult and complex technical issues

Strong interpersonal skills, highly collaborative, and resistant to stress

Professional ethics, responsibility, and problem solving

Proactivity, priority management, analytical, and organization skills

Fluent English, both written and spoken (expert level is mandatory)

Fluent Spanish is an advantage

What else do I need to know?

Siemens Portugal is one of the most diverse companies in the Siemens World, with 40 different nationalities, international competence centers, and operations in Angola and Mozambique, as well as several other countries around the world.


Organization: Controlling and Finance

Company: Siemens S.A.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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