Senior Tax Manager

Lyngby Maersk Supply Service Apply before: 2020-09-30

 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 in Maersk Supply Service, but you will be part of and closely interact with the global tax team of the Maersk Group.

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 international tax related matters related to global tenders and cross border offshore solution projects tenders, which requires 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 international 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, both in the tender phase and the execution phase. 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.


If you want to apply for the position please apply through this page.


Maersk Supply Service is a leading provider of marine services and integrated solutions to the energy sector worldwide with a large fleet of anchor handling tug supply vessels and subsea support vessels. The company provides solutions to the oil and gas industry in areas such as towing and mooring installation, subsea construction, and light well intervention services, and supports other industries such as offshore wind, deep sea mineral recovery and ocean cleaning. It is an exciting time to join Maersk Supply Service as the organisation evolves into new business areas and is positioned for a strong future. Maersk Supply Service employs an international staff of approximately 1100 offshore and 200 onshore people. Headquartered in Lyngby, Denmark, Maersk Supply Service is represented globally with offices in Aberdeen, Luanda, Manila, Mexico City, Perth, Rio de Janeiro, St. John’s, and Singapore. Maersk Supply Service is a part of A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S which employs roughly 70,000 employees across operations in 130 countries. For more information visit
Frank Merkens, Head of Tax