Senior Manager Employment Tax (m/f/x)

Hilti Aktiengesellschaft

  • Publication date:

    15 Mai 2023
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    Unlimited employment
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Senior Manager Employment Tax (m/f/x)


Job reference: WD-0021608 What's the role? As a Senior Manager Employment Tax, you will be responsible for the handling of various international employment tax tasks for a multitude of Hilti group entities worldwide. Within our Global Tax department, you will use your proven tax expertise to work independently with various other teams at global headquarters, with Hilti group entities globally as well as with external tax advisors. Who is Hilti? For the sixth time in the past 11 years, Hilti has been named one of the best employers by Great Place to Work. A family-established company, we are over 32,000 employees based in 120 international locations. At Hilti, we provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software, and services for the global construction industry and beyond. Our strong customer relationships make us a partner on the job site, creating solutions that build a better future. We invest a substantial amount of our annual profit to the Hilti Foundation, which focuses on initiatives that empower people to live independently and autonomously, contribute to building stronger societies, and create networks of competent partners to achieve sustainable and scalable impact. What does the role involve? As a Senior Manager Employment Tax at Hilti, you will independently coordinate and manage various employment tax matters for Hilti group entities in different jurisdictions. You will be responsible for advising and assisting different internal stakeholders at Hilti’s global headquarters and in the local Hilti organizations worldwide in areas such as payroll / payroll tax, social security, mobile workforce, cross-border commuting and other international / cross-border arrangements. Doing so, you will also partner with external advisors. Within Hilti, besides your colleagues from the Global Tax department, you will work particularly close with the Human Resources function at the global, regional and local level. Other important stakeholders are the Business and the Finance communities. You will identify and evaluate compliance risks in all relevant fields of employment tax and independently manage specific projects related to employment tax matters. Moreover, you will monitor new developments in the area of employment tax worldwide and support with the evaluation and implementation of any required changes. Where relevant, you will assist the local Hilti organizations in employment tax audits in close cooperation with the involved Hilti teams and external consultants. Enjoy working in a small and down-to-earth team with a flat hierarchy and a high level of independency and freedom. What do we offer? Join over 3000 colleagues from over 70 nationalities at one of our Headquarter locations in Schaan, Nendeln (Liechtenstein), or Buchs SG (Switzerland) is more than a career move. It’s your opportunity to enjoy the energizing, alpine lifestyle - where Liechtenstein, Austria, and Switzerland seamlessly meet. It’s an unforgettable life change.

Share your interests and become a part of one of our employee groups leading change locally, for example, supporting female empowerment or the LGBTQ+ community, etc, or joining a sports group for a Wednesday mountain bike ride or tennis match, etc. If you are passionate about giving back to the community, we have various opportunities to volunteer through our engaged beyond business program locally and internationally.

Additional benefits of our headquarters location include shared e-bikes for your commute, an on-site gym, two restaurants, language courses, learning and development training opportunities, tax insurance, financial guidance, on-site child care, relocation and career guidance for your partner, and more.

For the full range of benefits, take a look at Why should you apply? You have in-depth experience in the area of employment tax and have a passion for working together with different people in various functions. You are interested in becoming a true employment tax business partner to this truly global but still familiar company. You appreciate a high degree of responsibilities and the possibility to gain in-depth industry insights and become a true business partner. What you need is:

  • Higher education in tax or finance

  • Excellent knowledge and broad practical experience in the area of Employment Tax with a major accounting firm and/or a multinational company

  • Proven analytical skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability in stakeholder management

  • Fluency in English, excellent command of German is a plus

Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager Elisabeth Gehrer, Head of Employment Tax.

*For non-EU / EFTA citizens: Please state your eligibility status to work in Switzerland / Liechtenstein and note that if you do not own a valid Swiss / Liechtenstein work permit, Hilti cannot guarantee your final employment due to authority regulations.

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