Senior Tax Manager

Lyngby Maersk Supply Service Last application: 2019-09-02

Would you like to participate in our exciting journey of “actively taking part in solving the energy challenges of tomorrow” through diversification of our service offerings and optimisation of our core business. Then this may be a role for you! Maersk Supply Service is looking for a highly skilled international tax professional with strong stakeholder management and business relationship skills.


We Offer

The opportunity to work in a truly international environment in the dynamic and ever changing offshore shipping industry. The nature of the industry and its global reach results in a complex and engaging tax ecosystem where you will be able to deliver some real value to the business.

When joining us, you will work in a culturally diverse and stimulating environment surrounded by new ideas and different ways of doing things. We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength.

You will work as part of a small tax team consisting of a Senior Indirect manager and Head of Tax, but you will also contribute to and enhance an existing global network of experienced Maersk Group tax professionals.

The tax team in Maersk Supply Service has a genuine business partnering role working closely with the commercial, operational, legal and business services teams.

You will primarily be responsible for tax related matters related to tenders working closely with the business. You will report to the Head of Tax.


Key Responsibilities

As Senior Tax Manager, you will have focus on Commercial Tax working closely with the business contributing with a holistic view on tax, working on multiple projects at the same time.

Your key role will be to act as a trusted adviser for the Maersk Supply Service business enabling optimal business and financial performance. 

You will be responsible for advising the business on a wide variety of tax functional disciplines including corporate taxes and payroll taxes. This advice will span both operational aspects (e.g. contractual issues) and transactional aspects (e.g. structuring). 

You will often be acting as an intermediary between specialist international tax advisers and the business, explaining how the business operates on the one hand and demystifying tax technical complexities on the other. 

You will also share the tax team’s responsibility for managing global tax compliance, reporting of tax risk and exposures to Maersk Global Tax Function, tax risk management and tax audits. This will have an international focus.

You will be expected to keep yourself updated on changes in tax rules.

Some business travel is to be expected.


Who are we looking for

You have a commercial mindset

You are proactive, able to work autonomously and have the experience to assess the risks on tax related issues.

You have a relevant academic qualification, e.g. Master of Law, Business Administration, Commercial Law or Accounting.

You have several years of international tax experience in a multinational company, audit firm or law firm (or a mixture).

You have strong international corporate tax knowledge and preferable experience with international personal income tax.

Experience in the shipping sector and with tonnage tax is beneficial but not essential.

Furthermore, you have a strong analytical mindset and the ability to identify solutions satisfying our commercial and operational objectives.

Fluent spoken and written English is mandatory.


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Maersk Supply Service has recently launched a new Integrated Solutions business to support the company's ambition to become a leading integrator of marine services and solutions for the energy sector. With vessel operations remaining the core business, Maersk Supply Service will in addition bundle services and manage sub-contractors to offer a more simplified and efficient operation to customers. As a business we are focusing on delivering high performance and operational excellence in a challenged oil market, while building on and scaling the capabilities needed to deliver new services to our customers. It is an exciting time to join Maersk Supply Service as the organization is moving into new business areas. Maersk Supply Service employs an international staff of around 1080 offshore and 210 onshore people. Headquartered in Lyngby, Denmark, Maersk Supply Service is represented globally with offices in Aberdeen, St. John's, Rio de Janeiro, Lagos, Luanda and Perth. Maersk Supply Service is a part of A.P. Moller - Maersk which employs around 88,000 people in over 130 countries.
Jens Christian Jensen