Job Description

For our Corporate Tax department in our company State Street Bank International GmbH in Munich we are looking for a Tax Manager (m/f) – Job ID R-591714.

The Tax Manager will be an integral member of the dynamic Corporate Tax Department, supporting State Street Corporation’s international corporate tax team. The successful candidate will report to State Street’s Head of Continental European Tax and will play a critical role in all corporate tax and tax accounting matters of State Street’s continental European tax function. The role’s principal responsibility will be to ensure full compliance with local tax return and global tax reporting requirements. The role will also serve an important advisory function in support of tax department and business initiatives.

Major Responsibilities

  • Leading the Corporate Tax compliance processes by  supporting preparation by outside advisors of State Street’s tax returns and reviewing tax returns for Germany and other continental European jurisdictions
  • Researching and analyzing corporate tax issues that arise in connection with tax planning initiatives and business ventures
  • Providing tax accounting guidance for tax planning initiatives and business transactions
  • Providing execution support for tax planning initiatives, including by preparing step plans, monitoring project status and resolving issues
  • Supporting tax audits by building relationships with tax authorities and responding to their inquiries
  • Leading tax accounting, forecasting and reporting for for current and deferred taxes
  • Leading the development & maintenance of the Tax Control Framework, especially with respect to tax compliance guidelines & procedures
  • Leading functional analysis and documentation in the context of VAT and transfer pricing matters

Education, Experience and Skills

  • Successfully completed degree in Tax, Accounting, Finance and/or Business Administration; a German Tax Advisor certification (Steuerberater) is beneficial
  • Several years of Corporate Tax and/or Tax Accounting experience with a public accounting firm or a large international company
  • Experience in leading/supporting Corporate Tax projects in an international environment
  • Expertise with ASC 740 accounting for income taxes beneficial
  • Focus on Financial Services at best
  • Fluency in German and English
  • Strong analytical and Excel skills with an attention to detail
  • Solid  communication, interpersonal and time management skills, with an ability to prioritize


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