• Permanent, Full time
  • DO Recruitment Advisors
  • 20 Apr 18

European Corporate Tax Accountant Fr/Engl (m/f)

  • Ettlebruk, Diekirch, Luxembourg
  • Negotiable
  • Full time

DO Recruitmpent Advisors is currently recruiting for an European Corporate Tax Accountant (m/f) . Please click on the job title below to view the Job Description and apply for it!

European Corporate Tax Accountant (m/f)


The European Tax Accountant will report directly to the Central Accounting Manager and will be part of the Center for Excellence in Luxembourg.
She / he will act as the compliance lead in Europe.

The main responsibilities:

  • Responsible that the locations external compliance requirements to ensure accuracy and filing deadlines are met:
  • Direct taxes - Tax provision, payments, and true-up entries required in the GL
  • Indirect taxes - VAT reconciliation, control payments, and entries required in the GL
  • External audit - coordination of planning, deliverables, and effective resolution of any audit points raised to reach a clean audit report
  • Statutory accounts - preparation of accounts and all related documents through to filing
  • Prepare and support the locations internal tax reporting requirements including deferred tax accounting, local forecasting for tax planning or other needs. Ensure that all financial reporting reflects the appropriate local GAAP entries and adjustments to US GAAP for monthly P+L, B/S and CFS reporting and other local reporting required to local authorities e.g. government statistical reporting, bank reporting
  • Develop documentation support and bring control with adequate balance sheet reconciliation
  • Provide local support for any investment subsidies and subsequent reporting required after award
  • Support regional and global accounting initiatives
  • Ensure the preparation of Lux financial statements are compliant with local rules for Lux entities and ensure the legal filing is properly finalised within the legal deadline
  • Ensure corporate local external compliance requirements
  • Focus on internal tax reporting requirements and work closely with Tax SME
  • Assist financial reporting to ensure local GAAP requirements are adhered to
  • Support the 7th directive European consolidation
  • Local support for investment subsidies e.g. tax benefits and grants
  • Support functional and regional initiatives - including current ongoing system and financial structure projects


The successful candidate will be :

  • Fluent in French and English (should be able to correspond officially with Lux authority e:g grant request, tax correspondence
  • University degree qualified in Accounting/Finance
  • Able to deal with complex accounting concepts, tax restructuring liquidation/merger
  • Tax awareness, work ideally on VAT Return and Tax return
  • Good understanding on Luxembourg local rule and updated on new legislation
  • Show potential and willingness to lead and coach a team of accountants
  • High level of integrity


Our client is a large manufacturing company.

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