Tax Manager

BR-RJ-Rio de Janeiro
Requisition ID
Business Area
Global Shared Services
Accounting, Finance & Controlling
Position Type
Permanent employment

Local Unit & Position Description

The responsibility of the Tax Manager is to oversee, review and evaluate the corporate tax compliance program on a local, area and regional level, which includes internal control procedures and policies. The Tax Manager ensures that management and employees comply with the rules and regulations of regulatory authorities and that corporate and company policies are being followed, provides practical tax expertise to the Region, ensuring compliance and optimal tax positions and support the Business on all tax considerations on contracts/projects.


Areas of responsibility:

  • Manage internal and external preparation of corporate income tax and VAT returns.
  • Managing and improving the tax reporting & compliance process on-going (e.g. corporate income tax, VAT). Timely identification and reporting of possible exposures in tax returns.
  • Preparing and reviewing the calculation of the current and, if relevant, deferred tax position.
  • Preparing and assisting with year-end audits packages for the independent auditors.
  • Assuring that documentation is prepared and filed for (reclaiming) foreign withholding taxes.
  • Manage internal and external preparation of Transfer Pricing calculations, aligning with Group Tax Department about necessary transfer pricing documentation for local and global compliance.
  • Monitor and review (cross-border) proposals and contracts on their tax merits and align with the Group Tax department if necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with other tax compliance and reporting obligations
  • Proactively engage with operational teams to ensure appropriate consideration has been given to potential areas of tax leakage (for example, withholding taxes and the creation of permanent establishments).
  • Responding to ad hoc and project related questions in support of Business Area operational projects.
  • Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with external tax and legal advisors, in particularly with the Region’s preferred supplier.
  • Act as main point of contact for the Tax Authorities, managing tax inspections initiated by tax authorities
  • Self-driven with team work spirit and inter-personal skills, taking personal responsibility for ongoing professional development
  • Bring oversight to the tax affairs of the Region, ensuring that individual legal entity positions are optimal for the Region and for the Group.  
  • Support Group projects, such as the Legal Entity Efficiency Project and Oracle implementation


Position Qualifications

Position Qualifications:

  • Educational background within Tax (BA or MA level) or professional tax/accountancy qualification
  • Demonstrable post-qualification experience is a requirement, but experience working as a Tax Manger would be an advantage
  • Solid experience in a global organization, ideally an international company.
  • Good understanding of all key business processes across functional areas.
  • Experience working in Oracle is an advantage.
  • Willingness to understand the business model and market dynamics of the Bas
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, e.g. Group Tax, local tax authorities, external advisors and auditors.
  • Competency with MS Office suite of products or similar, in special Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Native in Portuguese
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Spanish communication skills


Local conditions apply


Opportunities Beyond Business


Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future.

Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


The Global Shared Services (GSS) organization within DNV GL provides high quality, cost effective services and processes within Human Resources, Finance and IT, based on requirements defined by the business areas and Group. GSS also develops central competence for distinct services, projects and development and will support policy, procedures and system implementation on a global, regional, and local level.


GSS is about bringing a team of true process experts together, going for professional service levels at industry standards, and offering centers of expertise for competence based advisory. We are driven by people’s competence and motivation to help and support the business areas. As a member of the GSS community you act in a professional, multi-cultural, competent and service oriented environment with good possibilities to enhance your personal competencies and expertise, and to build a strong network with colleagues around the world.


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