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Indirect Tax Manager

Sector Location Job type Salary
CHF120000 - CHF150000
Date added
29 September, 2021

Job Description

We’re looking for an Indirect Tax Manager on behalf of our client, a US listed, diversified industrial services and manufacturing business.

To join their Swiss based tax team, they are looking for a VAT Manager to cover their entities based here in Switzerland and an additional subsidiary in the US.

This could be well suited to someone from the Big 4 looking to make step into industry, where you will gain exposure to a broad range of VAT and Indirect Tax topics. 


Indirect Tax Manager, Zurich, Switzerland


As the Indirect Tax Manager, your role will include:

  • Key contact for VAT and customs topics across the business and external advisors
  • Oversee VAT risks and responsibility for VAT cashflow
  • Assist and train internal Finance teams on VAT topics
  • Update and document VAT processes
  • VAT registrations
  • Support VAT planning
  • Assist the Global Head of Indirect Tax and the EMEA Head of Tax on any ad hoc projects
  • Coordinate VAT audits and support customs audits
  • Supervise VAT declarations and reconcile VAT accounts
  • Provide back-up assistance for Income Tax reporting


Requirements for the role:

  • Minimum degree level qualification in related subject
  • Approximately 5-10 years’ experience in VAT, either within the Big 4 or international corporate environment
  • Knowledge of Swiss VAT would be strongly preferred
  • Fluency in English, with an advanced level of German
  • Willingness to travel regularly to sites across Switzerland
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Strong time management skills


If you are interested in applying for this Indirect Tax Manager role please register your interest using the link below,  send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Meriel in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.