Tax Manager (m/f/d)

 Frankfurt am Main, Germany       Permanent contract        Legal / Taxation / Compliance


In particular, your main tasks will be the following:

  •  You will be included in tax driven projects, namely supporting in

    • setting up a framework for the Tax Governance for the Region Germany 

    • implementing Tax Compliance Management Systems for entities within the Region

  • Improving tax-related processes and translating tax requirements into  procedures and controls

  • Supporting in Tax Declaration-related topics for corporate income taxes and Value Added Tax

  • Assisting in Tax Advisory topics with a focus on:
    - income taxes
    - treatment of various bank services for VAT purposes
    - advising and analyzing transfer pricing issues including its documentation
    - documentation and data research within tax audits
    - assisting in the review of tax returns / tax assessments

  • You will consult various business lines with respect to tax issues of their products and services (e.g. Global Markets, Global Banking and Advisory), e.g. within the NPC, DAC 6 and further transactional processes

  • You will be in contact with other departments of the Bank, German entities and actively participate in an SG internal and industry exchange.


Profile Required

Experience and technical skills:

  • Graduate in economics with a focus on accounting and taxation

  • Approximately 2 years of professional experience in a comparable role, with basic experience in the above-mentioned areas and project management experience

  • Knowledge in the Financial Services/ Banking Industry

  • Good analytical skills

  • Good command of MS Office applications und accounting tools (e.g. SAP)

  •   Native in German and fluency in English (written and orally) is required; French would be of advantage

Personal abilities and competencies:

  • Being able to work in a team (also in virtual teams) and to navigate smoothly in a global organization
  • Being pro-active and initiative taking
  • Having good self-and time management skills
  • Interested in Tax and accounting related topics as well as in Banking Industry subjects
  • Very good communication and negotiation skills (written and orally)

Business Insight

Société Générale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognized on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams. More than 149,000 employees, based in 67 countries, accompany 31 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis.

A new position has been created for SEGL/FIS following a business increase in SG Frankfurt Branch and a challenging tax environment in Germany. In addition, it is aimed to build up a stronger coordination and governance of various tax matters for the SG entities in Germany.

In the position as tax manager, you will support in a wide range of tax matters (e.g. Corporate Income Tax, VAT, process stabilization) as well as administrative requirements connected with the extended SEGL/FIS mandate in Germany.
The position offers a unique possibility for a personal development to a tax expert in Financial Services Industry/ Banking topics as part of a motivated team

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 20000GBG
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 01/09/2020
Date of publication: 17/07/2020
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Tax Manager (m/f/d)

Permanent contract   |   Frankfurt am Main   |   Legal / Taxation / Compliance