eBay: Manager Indirect Tax in Dreilinden, Germany

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be on the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to crafting an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be with.

The Manager, Indirect Taxes, based in Berlin, Dreilinden with the possibility to work from home will participate in the global compliance and global indirect tax projects. This position will be part of the Indirect tax team and will report to the Senior Manger, Indirect Taxes.

The Manager, Indirect Taxes will:

  • Manage various indirect tax aspects of our German and EMEA businesses
  • Review VAT declarations for Germany and other EMEA countries
  • Support and coordinate VAT audits in Germany and other EMEA countries
  • Contribution in further development of the tax compliance management system
  • Support with the improvement of automation and digitalization of new and existing processes and workflows
  • Collaborate and coordinate with various business resources, other tax functions, and external tax advisors
  • Deliver timely and accurate indirect tax advice to business units
  • Implement, review and optimize SAP processes dealing with indirect taxes and reporting
  • Develop training material and train key functions
  • Support with the indirect tax aspects of new country legislation and preparation of VAT registrations in the EMEA region
  • Assist in optimizing SAP processes dealing with indirect taxes and reporting
  • Participate in global indirect tax projects
  • Train and support Junior Team members in their daily tasks and help them improving their VAT knowledge

Job requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of the German and EU Indirect Tax system, additional experience with other countries in the EMEA region is a plus
  • Strong project management and organization skills
  • Capable to working independently while acting as part of a global tax team
  • Confidence, poise and diplomacy when interacting with all levels of management and tax authorities
  • Ability to articulate complex concepts in a concise manner in both written and verbal presentations
  • Demonstrated passion and track record of delivering results in a rapidly changing business environment
  • Ability to handle many tasks simultaneously and set key priorities
  • Strong client focus, good listening, negotiation and problem resolution skills
  • Strong issue identification and mitigation skills
  • Continuous process improvement skills essential
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel (approx. 20%)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently holds a similar position in-house or at an accounting firm
  • At least 6 years proven Indirect Tax experience
  • Fluent in English and German
  • SAP knowledge an advantage
  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Tax, Legal, or Accounting; advanced degree is helpful
  • Certified German Tax Advisor exam is of advantage

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as “Remote – United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)” excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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