Manager, Indirect Tax (f/m/d)

Berlin, Germany Requisition Number R0035885

eBay is a global commerce leader that allows you to shape how the world buys, sells, and gives. You’ll be part of a work culture that’s been genuinely committed to diversity and inclusion since its founding more than 20 years ago. Here, you can just be yourself, do your best work, and have a meaningful impact on people across the globe. We are looking for people with drive, ideas, and a passion for helping small businesses succeed to help shape the future of eBay—does this sound like you? If so, we’d love to talk to you!

About the team:

We are passionate about connecting buyers and sellers around the world and creating opportunities through commerce and technology. Our responsibilities include all aspects of eBay’s business in the EMEA region including eBay’s operations in major European markets -- UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain -- as well as driving growth in emerging markets such as Turkey.

As Manager, Indirect Tax, you will be based in Berlin, Dreilinden will participate in the global compliance and global indirect tax projects. You will be part of the Indirect tax team and will report to the Senior Manger, Indirect Taxes based in Dreilinden, Berlin.

The Manager, Indirect Taxes will:

  • Manage various indirect tax aspects of our global businesses
  • Collaborate and coordinate with various business resources, other tax functions, and external tax advisors
  • Deliver timely and accurate indirect tax advice to business units
  • Advise on intercompany relationships and transactions
  • Implement, review and optimize SAP processes dealing with indirect taxes and reporting
  • Manage and participate in development of software solutions for indirect tax automation
  • Coordinate with third party advisors, as required, who may assist in managing all or some of the above
  • Support indirect tax compliance aspects of our global businesses in several countries
  • Coordinate with various business resources, other tax functions, tax authorities and external tax advisors
  • Maintain a close and pro-active relationship with shared services, Finance and Treasury teams in respect of issues identified during indirect tax compliance process (e.g. incorrect invoice postings)
  • Develop training material and train key functions within the business
  • Support with the indirect tax aspects of new country expansion and preparation of VAT registrations in the EMEA region
  • Assist optimize SAP processes dealing with indirect taxes and reporting
  • Participate in development of software solutions for indirect tax automation
  • Participate in global indirect tax project

Job requirements:

  • Currently holds a similar position or is an Indirect Tax Manager at an accounting firm
  • Excellent knowledge of the EU Indirect Tax system, other country experience within EMEA of advantage
  • Strong project management and organization skills
  • Capable to working independently while acting as part of a global tax team
  • Working experience in multinational environments
  • Confidence, poise and diplomacy when interacting with all levels of management and tax authorities
  • Ability to articulate complex concepts in a concise manner in both written and verbal presentations
  • Demonstrated passion and track record of delivering results in a rapidly changing business environment
  • Ability to handle many tasks simultaneously and set key priorities
  • Strong client focus; good listening, negotiation and problem resolution skills
  • A great sense of accuracy
  • Strong issue identification and mitigation skills
  • Continuous operational improvement skills essential
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel, if necessary

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently holds a similar position in-house or at an accounting firm
  • 6+ years of Indirect Tax experience
  • Proficient in English - other languages advantageous
  • ERP knowledge
  • SAP knowledge an advantage
  • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Tax, Legal, or Accounting; advanced degree is advantageous
  • German Tax Consulting degree is of advantage

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work.. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/diversity-inclusion/.

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