International Tax Manager

Lyngby Maersk Supply Service Apply before: 2023-04-10

 Would you like to join us in our vision of actively taking part in solving the energy challenges of tomorrow through diversification of our service offerings and optimisation of our core business? Are you looking for a tax role where you can use your strong stakeholder management and business relationship skills to make a real impact? Then this opportunity as International Tax Manager at Maersk Supply Service may be the role for you!

We Offer

When joining us, you will have 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 real value to the business.

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 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. These offshore solution projects could be for green energy coming offshore wind projects in Asia and North America as well relating to complex offshore projects for Oil & Gas majors in South America and Africa.

You will be part of the Tax team that is based in Denmark, United Kingdom and Brazil. The Tax team in Maersk Supply Service has a genuine business partnering role and we work closely with the commercial, operational, legal, and business services teams. This role is located at our headquarter in Lyngby, and you will report to the Head of Tax.

We offer a dynamic working environment and flexible work hours, where you will have strong autonomy to structure your own workday. Working at our headquarters in Lyngby, you will have access to a wide range of benefits such as canteen, massage and discount to retail and fitness.


Key Responsibilities

As International 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, Transfer Pricing, 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 relevant academic qualifications, e.g., Master of Law, Business Administration, Commercial Law or Accounting.
  • You have at least 3 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.
  • You are proactive, able to work autonomously and have the experience to assess the risks on tax related issues.
  • You have a strong analytical mindset and the ability to identify solutions satisfying our commercial and operational objectives.
  • You have a commercial mindset.
  • Fluent spoken and written English is mandatory.
  • Experience in the shipping sector and with tonnage tax is beneficial but not essential.



We will review applications on an ongoing basis so we engourage you apply through our website as soon as possible and no later than 10th April 2023. If you have comments or questions regarding the position, please contact Head of Tax Frank Merkens.


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
+45 73737285