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Senior Tax Analyst, AWS EMEA, AWS

Amazon

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Job summary
Amazon is seeking a Senior Tax Analyst to join the EMEA Tax Department based in London or in Luxembourg to support the Amazon Web Services (“AWS”) cloud computing business, focusing on corporation tax advisory.

The ideal candidate will be able to work independently whilst liaising with both the tax team and the wider AWS business as it continually expands both its offerings and footprint within EMEA. The role will focus on corporate tax matters including the interaction with withholding, indirect, transfer pricing and other tax areas.

Advising the AWS business will require the candidate to advise on a variety of topics and multiples jurisdictions in EMEA. This is a corporation tax advisory role which may include liaising with other tax and compliance functions as well as other business lines within Amazon. There will also be scope for dealing with ad-hoc enquiries and during audits.

This role can be filled in London or Luxembourg.

Key job responsibilities
• Managing and coordinating tax requirements for country expansions and new program launches.
• Providing relevant tax guidance to the business whilst working to build relationships and understanding with the business so that adherence is maintained.
• Supporting on ad-hoc projects such a restructuring or transactions involving the AWS business.
• Researching international tax issues and working with outside advisers as necessary as part of the tax team supporting business initiatives.
• Engaging with outside tax advisors to support tax projects.

About the team
AWS offers a broad set of global cloud-based products including compute, storage, databases, analytics, networking, mobile, developer tools, management tools, Internet of Things, security and enterprise applications. These services help organizations move faster, lower IT costs, and scale. AWS is trusted by the largest enterprises and the hottest start-ups to power a wide variety of workloads including: web and mobile applications, game development, data processing and warehousing, storage, archive, and many others.

In addition, AWS offers a variety of support services to help customers in deploying AWS services, as well as a comprehensive training and certification program. Finally, AWS also offers a Marketplace, enabling customers to locate, buy and immediately use digital products sold by third-party sellers.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or alternative relevant business qualifications (eg Chartered Tax Adviser, ACCA, CIMA, etc.) or relevant experience / qualification with Tax Authorities
  • Demonstrable experience in indirect tax, preferably in the EU (experience gained in advisory, rather than compliance)
  • Experience gained working in a business involved in multinational activities (ie not just domestic) within an indirect tax function or a legal or accountancy firm, or tax authorities with exposure to multinational taxpayers / cross-border transactions.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to understand processes and systems.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, informal and often ambiguous environment.
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple priorities.
  • Great written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely with both tax and business teams.
  • Quick learner with a positive ”can do” attitude.
  • Able to extract, analyze and review data and make appropriate recommendations.

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