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Tax Manager

Tax Manager

A global, privately owned pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and selling generic, brand, over-the counter (OTC) and biosimilar products for patients around the world is currently looking for a Tax Manager to join it’s finance team.

Job Description

  • Preparation of monthly actual tax provisions for the Company's Maltese entities, including tax provisions for forecast and budget processes
  • Coordinate and assist the Maltese finance team in the gathering of tax information and ensure tax provisions are correctly booked in a timely fashion
  • Designing appropriate workbooks where necessary for efficient day-to-day collection of information
  • Cooperating with local auditors regarding tax related areas during local statutory audits 
  • Ensure compliance with all local tax filings and notifications
  • Liaise with the tax authorities on complex tax areas when required
  • Registering shareholders with the International Tax Unit and compiling tax refund claims
  • Familiar with international tax structures with focus on Maltese structures
  • Coordinate with remote colleagues in the collection & review (also prepare when needed) of Company’s foreign entities’ tax provisions for actuals, forecast and budget
  • Performing in-depth analytical review of local GAAP and IFRS tax reported numbers across the group entities in accordance with agreed timelines
  • Review and analyze the main drivers driving the effective tax rate both on a territorial and regional level
  • Ensuring smooth running of tax reporting systems & processes throughout the year
  • Summarizing & communicating results of all tax reporting processes in an effective and time efficient manner

Experience and qualifications:

  • Qualified accountant with 4 – 5 years’ experience in taxation with profound understanding of tax provisions, current taxes, deferred taxes (including tax loss carry forwards)