Group International Tax Manager

Job description

Breitling stands apart with its watches unapologetically dedicated to authentic adventures, in the air, at sea or on land..


At Breitling, you will join a dedicated team ready to take over challenges and to contribute actively to our legendary future. To join us you need to have the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills, integrity, an entrepreneurial mindset and the desire to make a difference.


As Group International Tax Manager, you will be part of our Group Tax team based in Luxembourg with direct reporting line to the Group Head of Tax. Your main tasks and responsibilities will be to:


Main responsibilities:

  • Support the Swiss principal and international subsidiaries in operational tax issues with a focus on international aspects, analyze of various income tax issues from an international tax perspective
  • Support in implementing a full set of tax policies through the group and guidance for the business for their execution
  • Support in the optimization of the group structure and implementation of the tax strategy through capital preservation measures
  • Support during international tax audits and national tax audits
  • Monitor the Group's international tax compliance in interaction with our global tax compliance partner
  • Assist in maintaining strong relationship with key external advisers/central tax offices in main countries, report on management and control of the professional fees on various projects overall
  • Dealing with VAT, GST, USA State and Uses tax, and other foreign tax aspects will also be part of the role
  • Other ad hoc projects in relation to tax department.

Job requirements

Your profile:

  • University degree with focus on taxes or comparable professional qualification / training
  • 5 -8 years of professional experience in a tax consultancy firm (Big 4, law firm) or an international group tax department in a similar role
  • Fluent in English; French or German is an asset
  • Experience with the luxury industry would be a plus
  • Experience in process and project management
  • Hands-on mindset, initiative, assertiveness, team-oriented working style and analytical thinking
  • Autonomous, reliable and hard-working candidate
  • Ability to travel from time to time

At Breitling, we are:

  • Guided by our entrepreneurial spirit
  • Doers and result-driven
  • Innovative thinkers
  • Explorers and like to experiment
  • Ethical and have an inclusive way of collaboration
  • Able to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Understand aesthetics