International Tax Specialist-Senior – FedEx – Hoofddorp


Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Tax Specialist (Senior)

Who we are:
FedEx is the largest express transportation company in the world, connecting more than 220 countries and territories. We work every moment to deliver the most important package of someone’s day. Our team of passionate people know their day-to-day work is invaluable in delivering outstanding experience to our customers. 530,000 team members strong, we are as diverse as the world we serve. We love what we do, and we do it well. Our reach is big, and so are our dreams. Join us and let’s write our next chapter together.

What you will be doing:
Tax audit and compliance: Manages internal/ external tax audits as per local and international legal requirements to successful completion in order to minimise FedEx’s financial exposure, which includes management of subsequent litigation processes. For EMEA/ assigned countries, respnsible for ensuring that VAT and corporate income tax compliance requirements are fulfilled timely in full compliance with local regulations. Includes both direct and indirect taxes.

Tax planning & advice: Anticipates & identifies business changes, gathers company data to conduct research/ review tax legislation. Develops/ implements tax strategies; to ensure minimum tax liability and limit tax risk exposure. Provides critical advise on EMEA initiatives (M & A/ billing etc). Actively contributes to cross functional projects by identifying and addressing tax issues/ constraints/ opportunities while integrating inputs from all other departments.

Transfer Pricing: Defines, implements and supervises inter-company transfer pricing policy and documentation, within the US framework and in full collaboration with US counterparts, in order to support the company’s inter-company transactions for tax purposes.

Tax Controls: Proactively reviews and supervises existing reporting to the US, recommends improvements or alternatives and implements them. Defines, develops and implements procedures and controls (system driven/ controllers etc) that secure tax processes. Recommends and develops new processes where required and implements them. For assigned countries, initiates, develops and leads projects related to international corporate tax matters. Makes recommendations and ensures consistent implementation. Operates in full autonomy and with high technical expertise on: Direct/ indirect taxes; Internal/ external audits; Major Projects; Processes improvements; Multi country/ Multi entity;

Communication: Establishes and maintains contacts with relevant peers within the FedEx network to maintain alignment; across departments to influence and obtain collaboration and across levels to share expert advise. Manages relationship with external consultants and bodies (tax authorities, industry association etc.)

What do you bring with you:
– Excellend language skills (Written/ verbal) including English and another language
– Diploma in tax / tax law / Economics / Accounting
– Experience in applying abstract concepts to practical situations
– Experience in managing tax audit independantly
– Knowledge of tax accounting
– Excellent soft skills including communication, flexibility, innovative thinking, exposure on dealing with senior management, analytical skilles, judgement and decision making, working independently

What do we offer:
• Attractive compensation package
• Training to get you started and on-the-job learning opportunities
• Extensive learning resources to further develop your skills and knowledge
• Tuition Assistance Program (*applicable for FedEx positions with a permanent contract)
• Employee Assistance Program for you and your family in difficult life situations
• Employee reduced-rate shipping
• Great career opportunities
• FedEx is one of the worlds most admired companies and trusted brands year after year

Bring your ideas, individuality, and dreams to our global community. Feel good about where you work. Choose your career path – we’re ready to invest in your development. Join FedEx.

Additional Information
Posting Date: 12-Apr-2024
Closing Date: 11-May-2024

FedEx was built on a philosophy that puts people first, one we take seriously. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce in which we provide growth opportunities for all

Our Company

FedEx Express is one of the world’s largest express transportation companies and has consistently been selected as one of the top 10 World’s Most Admired Companies by “Fortune” magazine. Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions, serving more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx team members, who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding.

Our Philosophy

The People-Service-Profit philosophy (P-S-P) describes the principles that govern every FedEx decision, policy or activity. FedEx takes care of our people; they, in turn, deliver the impeccable service demanded by our customers, who reward us with the profitability necessary to secure our future. The essential element in making the People-Service-Profit philosophy such a positive force for the company is where we close the circle, and return these profits back into the business, and invest back in our people. Our success in the industry is attributed to our people. Through our P-S-P philosophy, we have a work environment that encourages team members to be innovative in delivering the highest possible quality of service to our customers. We care for their well-being, and value their contributions to the company.

Our Culture

Our culture is important for many reasons, and we intentionally bring it to life through our behaviors, actions and activities in every part of the world. The FedEx culture and values have been a cornerstone of our success and growth since we began in the early 1970’s. While other companies can copy our systems, infrastructure and processes, our culture makes us unique and is often a differentiating factor as we compete and grow in today’s global marketplace.

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