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International Direct Tax Team Leader

Posting Country:  Hungary
Date Posted:  22-Apr-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Joining _VOIS is a journey for you to grow, discover and enjoy the way we operate.
We maximize value with everything we do, from Operational Excellence to Next Generation Services in Sales, Marketing, HR Operations, BI, Financial Operations, Bid Management, Pricing, Sales Support, Legal, Commercial Operations and Supplier Management.
We operate with 1.200+ colleagues in Budapest, coming from 32 different nationalities, supporting 25 countries globally.
And what’s it like to work here? Come, find out and join us as a


International Direct Tax Team Leader

As an International Direct Tax Team Leader you will support multiple country’s direct tax compliance and optimal tax efficiency in line with the Group tax risk strategy while leading a team of 7. You will have a key role in driving direct tax process standardization projects and implementing new digital tax solutions, which are the main strategic initiatives of the Tax Team.
What you will do:


People/Team management 
•    Deliver the direct tax Core Business Model for Vodafone entities, ensure direct tax compliance with the relevant country’s governance framework with primary focus on withholding tax, corporate tax and benefit-in-kind analysis.
•    Manage a team of 7 people, create an empowering and inspiring culture within the team
•    Take responsibility for allocating tasks/duties within the team and ensuring cohesive team working.
•    Conduct reviews of direct tax deliverables
•    Supporting team members in tax professional issues
•    Motivate the team to achieve challenging targets and high-performance standards


Stakeholder management
•    Build relationships with a variety of Direct Tax Managers and Tax Teams across Vodafone’s footprint and liaise effectively with Group Tax
•    Act upon feedback from customers, including escalation management
•    Identify potential sensitive issues and escalate to the appropriate level to provide quality service/advice in accordance with agreed service standards

Process improvement
•    Drive standardization and improvement of direct tax processes through the use of tax technology and knowledge sharing in the team
•    Contribute to the Tax strategy supporting global initiatives, while continuously looking for and executing improvement.


Communication with impact 
•    Understand and promote Vodafone values, act as a role model for the team
•    Make leading contribution in team meetings on specialist/ technical materials.
•    Be and active member of the Tax Management Team.


Join us if you have:
•    4-5 years of experience gained in taxation/accounting, deep understanding of direct tax
•    1-2 years of people management experience
•    Fluent English language knowledge
•    University/College degree in accounting/ economics
•    Chartered/Certified Accountant or Tax Advisory qualification is highly preferred
•    SAP knowledge is an advantage
•    Exceptional customer service mentality, flexible approach and ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities

In return we provide you with:
•    A dynamic environment where innovative ideas are always welcome;
•    A collaborative community where your professional goals and work are supported by a diverse team;
•    Access to internal trainings through Vodafone University and external trainings via other providers;
•    A supportive internal coaching and mentoring culture;
•    Opportunities to participate in company activities and Vodafone Foundation events;
•    Corporate assets, including a laptop and mobile phone with Vodafone RED subscription (unlimited EU talk + 20GB data); 
•    Vodafone HOME discounted fleet services for employees and their friends & family
•    Cafeteria package;
•    Private Medical Services;
•    Employee Assistant Program to support your wellbeing and mental health;
•    To ensure our colleagues’ health & safety we are working from home until the end of the pandemic. In the long run we will be meeting each other max 2 times/week in our fully refurbished, digital office.

#movewithus #_VOIS

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.

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