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Associate & Manager, Tax (Amsterdam)

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date Posted: May 4, 2023

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Since inception, the global tax team at A&M has enjoyed exponential growth. Our team has grown to over 400 professionals across the US, UK, Brazil, Asia and we are now looking to further continue this growth in the Netherlands

The tax team in Amsterdam works closely together with the Benelux Transaction Advisory Group. A&M’s Global Transaction Advisory Group is the largest transaction advisory practice outside the Big 4 audit firms. Our award-winning practice includes over 550 professionals in 25 offices across the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. 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 Associates and 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.

The ideal candidate will be ambitious, diligent, action-orientated, and hands-on.  The individual will preferably have a background in transaction tax and also have experience with infrastructure or private equity clients (although not essential) and will be able to quickly establish, develop and enhance client relationships. Equally, the candidate could also come from a strong corporate tax background and looking to make a transition into this space. 

Primary responsibilities:

  • 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 planning issues

Other responsibilities:

  • Providing advice regarding tax technical issues in the Netherlands and globally

  • 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

Personal qualities:

  • 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.

  • Secondments to the US or UK

Diversity & Inclusion

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.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor or any other characteristics in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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