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International Group Tax Specialist

o Financial Services

s 50,000 - 60,000

q Dublin 4

p Permanent

r 2219

Our client an international insurance company is looking to hire an International Group Tax Specialist to join their team. This person will be reporting to Deputy Tax Director.

In this role you will be an integral part of a team of 5 tax specialists, who are in charge of handling all tax queries/issues for the group.


  • Assisting financial accounting teams with tax compliance (i.e. income tax, FET, VAT, etc.)
  • Monitoring, assisting and reviewing of quarterly tax provision calculations under US GAAP, IFRS and Group standards (Solvency II)
  • Preparation, review and reconciliation of Tax footnotes for year-end (US GAAP, IFRS, S2)
  • Review of annual income tax filings provided by external consultants
  • Preparation and review of transfer pricing documentation
  • Participation in corporate projects (new investments, acquisitions, reorganisations, etc.)
  • Research and review of tax issues and technical provisions
  • Assistance with tax operating guidelines and the annual compliance of such
  • Completion of tax projects as designated by the Group Tax Management Team (Legal Entity Optimisation, Investment Optimisation, FATCA compliance, CBCR)
  • Involvement in other ad hoc projects
  • Assistance with SOX documentation and compliance


  • University degree in Finance/Accounting/tax
  • At least 2 years of experience in taxation/accounting practice is necessary (preferably in a Big 4)
  • Understanding of Irish Corporate Taxation, U.S. GAAP (ASC 740) and IFRS (IAS 12), ideally as it relates to insurance or reinsurance
  • Understanding of international tax issues including but not limited to transfer pricing and withholding taxes
  • Strong communication and written skills and attention to detail
  • Proven organizational skills with the ability to work towards tight deadlines and if needed during weekends.
  • Sense of commitment, ensure that the information produced is accurate
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team towards common goals

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