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Senior Tax Manager

Cover Genius

Cover Genius

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2024
The Company
Cover Genius is a Series E insurtech that protects the global customers of the world’s largest digital companies including Booking Holdings, owner of Priceline, Kayak and Booking.com, Intuit, Uber, Hopper, Ryanair, Turkish Airlines, Descartes ShipRush, Zip and SeatGeek. We’re also available at Amazon, Flipkart, eBay, Wayfair and SE Asia’s largest company, Shopee. Our partners integrate with XCover, our award-winning insurance distribution platform, to embed protection for millions of customers worldwide each year.
Our team and products have been recognized with dozens of awards including by the Financial Times which ranked Cover Genius as the #1 fastest-growing company in APAC in 2020. Our diverse team across 20+ countries and many language groups commit itself to diverse cultural programs, in particular “CG Gives” which makes social entrepreneurs out of us all and funds development initiatives in global communities.
Our People are
Bold, Authentic, Purposeful and Inspired
Our People are not
Perfect, Traditional, Complacent or Cautious
About the Role
Reporting to the VP of Accounting, the Senior Tax Manager will lead and coordinate the Group’s taxation requirements and provide strategic support and taxation advice to senior management. You will also be responsible for ensuring that the Group is compliant with respect to relevant taxation laws globally. You will play a key role in the business and will have responsibility for providing guidance to the business as relates to applicable insurance taxes for new partner launches.

What will your day look like? You will...

  • Provide support, guidance and advice to the business for the configuration of new partner integrations as relates to Insurance and Indirect Taxes due on policy sales and commissions
  • Coordinate with the integrations teams to validate pricing configuration as relates to applicable taxes
  • Oversee all tax filings, including direct and indirect tax, as prepared by external tax providers
  • Responsibility for consolidated tax reporting and any statutory tax disclosures for group and statutory audits
  • Work with external tax providers globally with regards to tax compliance work and be the interface between finance teams in the Region
  • Oversee global tax structures including transfer pricing.
  • Working with external tax providers to support the accurate and timely preparation of the tax provision and deferred taxes for the local statutory accounts and IFRS reporting
  • Support in planning and project work, key projects
  • Primary support for tax audits/reviews within region and work with finance teams to prepare for audits
  • Ensuring accuracy & adequacy of business' tax reporting processes by evaluating relevant internal policies and procedures
  • Recommending and driving improvement to tax systems and controls.

What you will bring;

  • Big 4 or mid-tier tax trained, with further commercial experienceFamiliarity with APAC/EMEA region tax jurisdictions, including VAT/GST
  • Minimum 15 years' experience in Tax, including 5 years in leadership roles
  • An independent operator with experience in delivering projects end-to-end
  • Strong stakeholder business partnering capability
  • Must be proactive and be able to work well independently
  • Must show initiative and be able to operate on their own
  • Insurance/Financial Services experience a bonus but not a requirement
Cover Genius not only cares about being the best in our industry, we care about our team. We’re a business that understands life can be fluid and so we flex to ensure we provide the environment to suit that. What does that mean?
• Flexible Work Environment - we are outcome focussed and understand that for our people to perform at their best flexibility is critical.
• Employee Stock Options - we want our people to share in our success, we reward them with ownership for their contribution in creating a world-class company.
• Work with like-minded people who are passionate about both the work we're doing and giving back. Our CG Gives programs enables us to all become philanthropists through our peer recognition and rewards system.
• Social Initiatives - pictures speak a thousand words!
Sound interesting? If you think you have the best composition of the above, send us your resume and let's chat!
* Cover Genius promotes diversity and inclusivity. We don't tolerate discrimination, demeaning treatment of anyone, or harassment due to race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or any other legally protected status.