Head of Tax Strategy, Policy & Reporting (100%)

07 avrilCadre di­ri­geant100%

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As the world's global leader in innovative and sustainable building materials, LafargeHolcim is reinventing the way the world builds. Supported by a 70,000-strong global team spread across 70 markets and four industry segments, we are committed to shaping a greener, smarter and healthier world.

As we continue to look for more sustainable ways to build, we need world-class talent to join our team. People who are passionate about sustainability, driven by curiosity and keen to grow, learn, develop and thrive in our high-performance culture.

Head of Tax Strategy, Policy & Reporting (100%)

Head of Tax Strategy, Policy & Reporting (100%)

The Head of Tax Strategy, Policy & Reporting drives the effective Tax/Cash Tax Rate strategy together with the Group Head of Tax. In addition, you will also be responsible for setting out the strategy regarding the ESG/Sustainability aspects of Tax.
The Head of Tax Strategy, Policy & Reporting is focused on providing strategies, goals, direction, executive decision making, communication with corporate and business unit leaders related to Financial Reporting for Taxes, implementation and maintenance of tax technology capabilities, as well as tax controls. No agencies can be considered for this job posting.

Your tasks Tax Strategy

  • You supervise, monitor and maintain the ETR and cash tax model per objectives set out with the Group Head of Tax
  • You supervise the CFO presentations and BOD presentations as well as all tax related critical presentations to Senior Management
Tax Policy
  • You supervise all ESG/Sustainability aspects of Tax in liaison with the Communication, Public Affairs and Sustainability teams
Financial Reporting and Forecasting (IFRS)
  • You will direct people and processes associated with external reporting for tax and all associated tax disclosures
  • You will oversee effective reporting of the global ETR on a monthly, quarterly & annual basis
  • You develop and implement continuous improvements to tax accounting processes
  • You improve, harmonise and monitor IC and other regulatory controls required
  • You communicate with external financial auditors, providing explanations, documentation and support for all external tax disclosures
  • You coordinate departmental processes and establish procedures relating to annual/quarterly review of tax risks and exposures in order to assess and document reserve requirements under IFRS IAS 12
  • You monitor and review all tax planning, tax compliance and tax audit activities to ensure external accounting and disclosure is accurate and to ensure that sufficient documentation is maintained
Tax Administration & Leadership
  • You manage department administrative budget and cost control responsibilities for the Global Tax Department
  • You proactively seek out opportunities to network with external peers and advisors to stay current and informed regarding tax technical developments and to benchmark tax management practices and procedures with other similar organizations
Tax Technology
  • You develop and monitor information technology strategies for tax-specific processes and applications
  • You direct implementation of new tax-specific systems and processes.


  • CPA / University Degree in Business Economics, Finance, Accounting or Tax

  • Minimum 7+ years' experience in tax reporting within a multinational company and/or a globally reputed tax consulting or accounting firm

Knowledge & Skills
  • Knowledge and experience on IFRS
  • Strong analytical thinking (strategic thinking, thinking systematically, problem solving)
  • You are solution-oriented, pragmatic, creative and attention to details
  • Show strong initiative and drive to get things done
  • Excellent communication with EXCO members and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong project leadership and project management skills
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationship

Language Requirements English (fluent), German and French an advantage.

Your contact
If you have any questions concerning this job position, please contact

Vien Chanthavong
HR Manager

Your working location

Grafenauweg 10, 6300 Zug

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