Senior Director Tax

Düsseldorf, Germany

Job Description

Senior Director Tax - Germany

About RSA:

RSA offers mission-driven security solutions that provide organizations with a unified approach to managing digital risk that hinges on integrated visibility, automated insights and coordinated actions. RSA solutions are designed to effectively detect and respond to advanced attacks; manage user access control; and reduce business risk, fraud and cybercrime. RSA protects millions of users around the world and helps more than 90 percent of the Fortune 500 companies, and every branch of the U.S. federal government, thrive and continuously adapt to transformational change. For more information, go to


RSA is seeking a Senior Director, Tax to join a newly forming global tax department. This is a regional leadership role to manage and facilitate the accurate preparation and filing of our company’s international filings and compliance. Due to the outsourcing model, the Senior Director will work closely with third-party tax providers and the VP, Tax and Compliance in providing the necessary data and analytics to ensure timely and accurate compliance in 24 countries. The ideal candidate is focused on ensuring various compliance requirements are met such as statutory, VAT and income tax returns and achieves this goal through optimizing reporting procedures.


  • Manage tax advisors in preparing direct and indirect tax returns and other tax documents to ensure that the returns are accurate and filed on a timely basis.
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for tax compliance and lead the examination resolution efforts for matters raised by tax authorities.
  • Manage tax advisors on establishing a global transfer pricing policy and documentation
  • Provide support on statutory and regulatory filings in 24 countries with assistance of third-party providers
  • Work with other functions and external consultants on structuring acquisitions, sales and other transactions to maximize tax planning opportunities.
  • Work with third party tax advisors to proactively review potential exposures related withholding tax and value-added tax matters in foreign jurisdictions.
  • Monitor changes in applicable tax laws or rules.
  • Review quarterly estimated tax calculations and payment of all taxes.
  • Liaise with IT on all technical matters and manage tax data requirements relating to tax applications.
  • Liaise with HR on tax matters

Reports to: Vice President, Tax and Compliance

Areas of expertise:

  • Knowledge of direct and indirect tax laws and regulations with an emphasis in Europe and Latin America
  • Knowledge of global transfer pricing matters
  • Experience in NetSuite preferred
  • Ability to develop and implement ‘Best Practice” processes to improve efficiency and accuracy.

Position profile:

  • Based in Europe to work remote
  • Fluent in English
  • Bachelor\'s degree in Accounting
  • 15+ years of substantive experience with a tax department within a public or PE-owned company preference for software industry experience.
  • Knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS and local GAAP necessary
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, with the ability to exercise influence cross-functionally, work collaboratively, optimize priorities and build and maintain effective relationships with all levels of executives, internal team members, customers, and other partners.

RSA is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at RSA are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. RSA will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. RSA encourages applicants of all ages.

Berufsgruppe: RSA
Job ID: R129930

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