Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date Posted: May 4, 2023
Alvarez & Marsal Tax , an affiliate of Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), a leading global professional services firm, is an tax group made up of experienced tax professionals dedicated to providing customized tax advice to clients and investors across a broad range of industries. Its professionals extend A&M’s commitment to offering clients a choice in advisors who are free from audit-based conflicts of interest and bring an unyielding commitment to delivering responsive client service. A&M has offices in major metropolitan markets throughout the U.S., Asia, Latin America and serves the U.K. and EMEA.
Since inception, the global tax team at A&M has enjoyed exponential growth. Our team has grown to over 600 professionals across the globe and we are now looking to further continue this growth in the Netherlands.
The tax team in Amsterdam works closely together with all the A&M service lines including the Benelux Transaction Advisory Group. A&M’s Global Transaction Advisory Group is the largest transaction advisory practice outside the Big 4 audit firms.. The global practice is a fully integrated cross border team delivering on in-country, pan European and Global projects to leading Private Equity clients, Financial Institutions and Corporates. We are completely free from audit conflicts.
We are expanding our tax practice rapidly and are looking to recruit Managers into our Amsterdam office. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the growth story in the Netherlands and the Tax team. A&M in the Netherlands offers integrated financial and tax advisory without the independence and administration issues of the large accounting firms. This offers an opportunity to coordinate EU/global projects on an integrated basis with our UK team.
The ideal candidate will be ambitious, diligent, action-orientated, and hands-on. The individual will have a background in corporate tax, preferably experience with M&A transactions and will be able to quickly establish, develop and enhance internal and client relationships.
Providing advice to clients regarding tax technical issues in the Netherlands and globally
Establishing and managing client relationships:
Dealing directly with clients to assimilate their tax concerns
Identifying areas of risk for clients and working with Managing Director to develop risk mitigation strategies
Liaising with tax specialists in other areas
Co-ordinating with international Tax teams
Providing advice in all aspects of Dutch transactions tax advisory work:
Producing due diligence reports in respect of buy-side and sell-side mandates
Supporting buy-side clients in respect of tax modelling and funds flow workstreams
Drafting advisory reports on transaction structuring in respect of the acquisition / disposal of investments
Working to client or Managing Director set deadlines to deliver completed reports
Providing clients with ad-hoc advice on day to day tax issues
Monitoring the Dutch tax compliance status of clients, including ATAD 2, DAC6, OECD Pillar 2 and coordinating CIT and VAT compliance.
Undertaking technical research projects
Involved in business development and marketing initiatives
Fluent business level English and Dutch is essential.
A Dutch university degree in tax law or economics
Relevant/appropriate tax experience - we can only consider candidates with Dutch Tax experience for this role
A self-assured and engaging communicator
Ability to direct others while teaching and coaching them
Flexibility in approach to clients and advice
Enjoy working in a close and dynamic team
Energetic with the ability to grow
What can we offer you?
Join a pan European team with strong leadership, bright, energetic people and a truly entrepreneurial spirit
Leadership: Growing leadership team and high-quality colleagues to work with in a fun and collegiate environment.
Career development: A&M is rapidly expanding. The opportunities for internal career progression as A&M grows is apparent.
Technical development: We will support your continuing professional development within this tax team through work opportunities and coaching from our experienced senior team.
A reduced administrative burden in order to focus on client work
Remuneration: A&M offers a competitive salary and an excellent and genuinely performance related bonus scheme where individuals’ contribution to the team’s success is identified during the year.
Potential secondments to other A&M global offices
A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.
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