Head of Global Tax

Business Area:  Finance

Ballerup, DK

Country:  Denmark
Employment type:  Full-time

Would you like to head the global tax function in a listed multinational company destined for high growth while being exposed to tax complexities in jurisdictions across the world. And do you enjoy the challenge from all aspects of a tax function spanning from setting and executing on the strategic direction to hands-on activities? Then Ambu might be your next career move.


Ambu develops, manufactures, and sells medical devices. Our ability to identify and develop innovative products is essential for continuous growth within our business areas.


Right now, you have a unique possibility to join Ambu as Head of Global Tax. One of your key tasks will be to facilitate an expansion of the tax department into a sound tax team of individuals, and mature the tax function and demonstrate value to the business by driving Ambu’s operating model and strategic tax direction forward.


You will work out of our headquarters in Ballerup where you will report to the Vice President, Global Finance & Accounting. You will work closely together with finance and tax professionals across different geographies, our financial shared service center, treasury, line of business and group management.


As Head of Global Tax your responsibilities will include:

•    Overall tax governance and policy – design, implementation and engaging with stakeholders
•    Develop our tax control framework incl. adequate process descriptions and reporting
•    Identify and drive strategic tax projects forward 
•    Ensure accurate tax reporting according to IFRS and effective tax rate management
•    Maintain and develop transfer pricing documentation 
•    Prepare and file tax returns for Danish companies incl. Parent
•    Ensure timely reporting of tax returns in the group and other relevant filing such as transfer pricing documentation
•    Coordinate and take lead on tax authority audits 
•    Financial tax planning and reporting of development vs. budget and forecast
•    Oversee tax risk incl. development in uncertain tax positions
•    Ensure adherence to other relevant legislation such as rules on tax transparency from EU, incl. country-by-country reporting and DAC 6 


Key competences


To succeed in this position, you have +5 years of experience as a tax professional within the field of corporate tax, primarily from a Corporate Tax department in a multinational setting. You might have experience from a position as tax consultant or/and tax professional with the Danish Tax Authorities.


The ideal candidate finds motivation in advancing Ambu’s corporate tax department while at the same time being involved in daily operations. You have good interpersonal skills, and you communicate complicated information in a simple way. 


To succeed in this job, it is important that you work in a structured way and collaborate with your colleagues building a good and trustful relationship with your stakeholders globally. You have experience with transfer pricing models incl. the principal model. 


As Ambu is a global company it is essential that you have excellent English skills and that you have a global mindset in relation to both co-workers and business opportunities. Travel activities will be limited.


Ambu – a visionary and international workplace where your efforts matter


Ambu is a company that expands rapidly and has ambitious growth targets. We meet these targets through interdisciplinary teamwork between motivated and highly skilled employees. Your contributions and efforts are crucial to our success and by joining us you will get the opportunity to work in an international head office with an informal working environment.


We offer a wide range of professional, social, and financial employee benefits along with exciting job challenges and career opportunities contributing to your job satisfaction, as well as a competitive compensation package. 


When to apply


As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. If you are ready to apply for the position, please apply as soon as possible. We will invite candidates for interviews on a continuous basis so no need to hesitate.


For further inquiries please contact Vice President, Global Finance & Accounting, Kasper Hartvig Lind at +45 2080 7067


Your application will be treated confidentially

About Ambu

Ambu has been bringing the solutions of the future to life since 1937. Today, millions of patients and healthcare professionals worldwide depend on the efficiency, safety and performance of our single-use endoscopy, anaesthesia, and patient monitoring solutions. We continuously look to the future with a commitment to deliver innovative quality products that have a positive impact on patient care and the work of healthcare professionals. Headquartered near Copenhagen in Denmark, Ambu employs approximately 4,500 people in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific.

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