Nordic Tax Manager - Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is the premier global developer and operator of flagship shopping destinations. With a portfolio valued at €62 Bn as of 31 December 2017, of which 88% is in retail, 7% in offices and 6% in convention & exhibition venues. The Group owns and operates 102 shopping centres, including 56 flagships in the most dynamic cities in Europe and the United States. The centres welcome 1.2 billion visitors annually. Present in 2 continents and in 13 countries, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield provides a unique platform for retailers and brand events and offers an exceptional and constantly renewed experience for customers.
With the support of its 3,700 professionals and an unparalleled track record and know-how, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is ideally positioned to generate superior value and develop world-class projects. The Group has the largest development pipeline in the industry, worth €13 Bn.
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield distinguishes itself by its Better Places 2030 agenda, that sets the ambition to create better places which respect the highest environmental standards and contribute to more sustainable cities.
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is listed on Euronext Amsterdam and Euronext Paris (Euronext ticker: URW). A secondary listing has been established in Australia through Chess Depositary Interests. The Group benefits from a rating in the A category from Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s and Fitch Ratings
To our Swedish office, centrally located in Stockholm city, we are now looking for a Nordic Tax Manager.
The role and key areas of responsibility
The Nordic Tax Manager has an overall responsibility to ensure compliance, monitor risks and seek opportunities with regards to Corporate Income Tax (CIT), Value Added Tax (VAT), property tax and other direct and indirect taxes for the Nordic group.
As Nordic Tax Manager you are responsible for calculating and reporting tax for the Nordic companies to the corporate tax team in Amsterdam. You will calculate, monitor and manage income tax returns for the Nordic group, act as the VAT-specialist within the Nordic group, and uphold overall responsibility for the Swedish companies’ property declarations. As Nordic Tax Manager you will also function as an internal consultant regarding pipeline projects, VAT exempt leases, leases and/or activities outside of standard processes, investment/divestment structures and procurement of tax advisory. As Nordic Tax Manager you will contribute to the Finance Management Team.
Hierarchically, you will report to the Nordic Finance Director in Stockholm, and functionally to the Tax Director positioned in Amsterdam.
You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Business Administration with focus on Accounting, or a Master’s Degree in Law with focus on Tax. A minimum of 3 years experience from preferably an auditing firm, or a company within the real estate, property or construction business is required. Experience working with both accounting and tax/VAT is essential. You are used to and prefer to work in an international business environment. Written and oral English proficiency is required. Your knowledge level of Excel is high and if you also are skilled in ERP-systems, preferably SAP, you have an advantage.
As a person you have a strong ability to work independently, yet you communicate easily with various members in the organization. You are structured, responsible, dedicated and proactive. You are business- and service minded but your success will also depend on your communicative skills.
For the passionate Tax Manager looking to grow within a large international company, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield offers challenges and opportunity for personal development.
For further information about this position and the recruitment process, please contact Ogunsen Executive Search: Betty Holmberg, +46 (0)76 647 16 25.
As selections and interviews are made on an ongoing basis, please send your application as soon as possible. All applications and contact details are handled with confidentiality.