Group Tax Accounting & Compliance Manager

Job description

Breitling stands apart with its watches unapologetically dedicated to authentic adventures, in the air, at sea or on land. We are currently looking for a Group Tax accounting & Compliance Manager to join our #Squad.

At this position, you will be part of our Group Tax team based in Luxembourg, with direct reporting line to the Global Head of Group Tax.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Tax accounting / reporting
    • Responsible for timely and accurate processing of Group tax reporting deliverables i.e., monthly, quarterly, year-end CT/DT provisioning
    • Review, forecasting and monitoring of ETR of Group companies
    • Monitoring and reporting of tax payments for the Group
    • Maintain a close relationship and strong cooperation with Group accounting team
    • Project management and delivery of solutions for BEPS 2.0 implementation
    • Together with the tax compliance duties, ensuring a transparent and accurate life cycle of reportable tax data
  • Tax compliance
    • Be the first point of contact towards the Swiss Principal and international subsidiaries of the Group for tax compliance matters
    • Supervising and ensuring smooth transition towards the digitalization of the tax compliance of the Group
    • Review and coordinate the preparation of the direct and indirect corporate tax returns
    • Review of tax assessments
    • Tracking corporate tax compliance obligations for the Group
    • Support during international tax audits and national tax audits for tax compliance topics
    • Ensuring Group companies are compliant with Breitling’s tax accounting, direct tax and indirect tax policies
  • Other ad-hoc tasks
    • International tax questions
    • Process improvement strategies from a tax compliance/ accounting perspective
    • Other projects as they arise

Job requirements

Your profile:

  • You graduated a university degree with focus on accounting and tax
  • Any professional accounting/ tax qualification (CPA, CA, ACCA, CTA etc.) is preferred
  • You have from 5-10 years of experience in a professional consultancy firm (Big 4, law firm) or an international group’s tax department in a similar role
  • You have experience with SAP, Avalara (or equivalent) and/or Big 4 proprietary tax digital management tools
  • Experience with the luxury industry would be a plus
  • Experience in process and project management with autonomy would be an avantage
  • You have hands-on mindset, initiative, assertiveness, team-oriented working style and analytical thinking
  • You are autonomous, reliable and hard-working candidate
  • You have good command of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel from time to time
  • You speak fluently English. French or German knowledge would be a plus

At Breitling, we are:

  • Entrepreneurially-minded
  • Doers and results-driven
  • Innovative thinkers
  • Explorers and experimenters
  • Ethical and inclusive
  • Inspired by heritage and craftsmanship