Tax & Transfer Pricing Manager, Life Sciences, Berlin

Pure Search have been engaged by a UK-headquartered, Private Equity backed Life Sciences company who are looking to make their first tax hire in Germany. This is an exciting opportunity to work in large business with a global presence, yet have a high level of autonomy within the German business unit.

The Tax Manager will be responsible for:

  • Oversight of income tax return preparation for the German group, working closely with external advisers
  • Preparing the monthly, quarterly, and annual non-income tax related filings, including VAT and property tax returns, as well as business registrations as needed
  • Assisting with tax audits and preparing for review
  • Assisting in the development of an R&D Tax Credit programme for the German business
  • Preparation of income tax provision calculations for German GAAP financial statements
  • Assisting with the implementation of Transfer Pricing arrangements for the group, and maintenance of Transfer Pricing arrangements on an ongoing basis

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a licensed Steurberater with 5+ years post-qualifying experience.
  • Feel confident working on corporate tax, treasury and transfer pricing related projects with a high degree of autonomy
  • Be an excellent communicator with fluency in German and strong speaking and writing ability in English
  • Have experienced gained within a Big 4 or top 10 accounting firm, or within a company with global operations

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please apply online or reach out to Callum McWhinnie at Pure Search.