Tax Analyst



Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

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Job Title: EMEA Tax Analyst
Job Location: Dublin, Ireland (Hybrid)

Role Description:
We are looking for a dynamic, proactive Tax Analyst to join our in-house EMEA tax team that is responsible for all direct tax matters in the EMEA region. The Tax Analyst will report to the EMEA Tax Director and will be based in Dublin, Ireland. The role will entail a hybrid work model, which supports a blend of in-office and remote work days.

Department Description:

The EMEA Tax team is based in Dublin, Ireland and is led by the VP of Tax, EMEA & APAC. The EMEA Tax team works closely with the wider tax team based mainly in San Francisco, USA as well as with internal teams based in EMEA.

Your Impact:

The focus of this position is to ensure direct tax compliance across the EMEA territories in which the company operates, to assist in tax planning initiatives and to work with EMEA business teams in achieving their goals while managing tax risk for the group. The Tax Analyst will be specifically responsible for ensuring accurate and timely submission of tax returns and payments, calculations of periodic tax provisions and assisting in areas such as tax audits, acquisitions, integrations and transfer pricing. The individual will drive trust, efficiency and the communication of information within the EMEA Tax team, as well as to the Controllership organization and business partners in order to facilitate collaboration.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in tax compliance and business partnership/collaboration. They will be a self-starter, flexible and able to adapt to a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Tax compliance / Tax Reporting:

● Assist the EMEA Tax Director and broader tax team in meeting tax compliance deadlines for payments and assisting in preparing and reviewing tax return work-papers and tax returns.
● Assist the EMEA and US tax team in the preparation of quarterly and yearly tax reporting under US-GAAP, including true-ups;
● Review of EMEA quarterly and year-end tax packages and FIN48 positions;
● Develop professional relationships with personnel in the Controllership organization and the global tax team;
● Liaise with external advisors;

Transfer Pricing:

● Assist the EMEA Tax Director and US based Transfer Pricing group in analyzing transactions and ensuring appropriate documentation;
● Assist with the review of transfer pricing documentation and related intercompany agreements;
● Assist with managing outsourced transfer pricing projects.


● Assist EMEA Tax Director and other members of the international tax team on M&A projects;
● Work with EMEA Tax Director on implementation of local tax planning initiatives;
● Assist with management of withholding tax issues

Minimum Requirements:

● Degree in law, accounting, or economics. A post-graduate in tax or similar would be beneficial.
● At least 1-2 years’ experience in corporate tax matters gained either in an MNC or in Big 4;

Preferred Requirements:

● Basic understanding of US international tax principles;
● Basic knowledge of US GAAP tax accounting (detailed understanding can be learned on the job);
● General knowledge of European corporate income tax, VAT, stamp tax, and other taxes;
● Knowledge of statutory reporting;
● Keen interest in Salesforce’s business (model);
● Highly structured thinker;
● Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate tax matters succinctly to management;
● Good analytical skills, flexible, creative and results oriented;
● Enjoys working with and in a cross-functional team;


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