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Tax Planning Manager

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00526146


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Job Title: Tax Planning Manager

Level: 7 Manager

Location: Dublin


Accenture is seeking a tax manager to focus on international tax audit issues. The position is to join a team in Accenture Tax Group directly responsible for the management of tax audits in various jurisdictions.

To be successful, the candidate:

  • Must possess the ability to think strategically while also engaging in day-to-day tactical details.
  • Must demonstrate a proven ability to identify and manage tax risks.
  • Should have in-depth tax technical knowledge.
  • Must be able to communicate, written and verbal, complex tax concepts in ways that are meaningful and useful to tax and non-tax professionals.
  • Must interact with other members of the Tax Team handling various tax issues including information reporting, direct and indirect tax, mergers and acquisitions and tax compliance.

The role will include:

  • Coordinating delivery of information requests, ensuring consistency across various jurisdictions.
  • Preparing exam-ready tax defence files, written materials and analyses describing and supporting tax return positions.
  • Managing the execution of the tax controversy process in an efficient manner and keep the various activities in track.
  • Enhancing transparency and real time knowledge sharing affording more lead-time to adequately consider appropriate strategies for managing the impact of tax controversies.
  • Sharing the data generated during the tax audit process with other tax teams (tax accounting reporting, statutory reporting and post exam).

Additionally (on needed basis):

  • Assisting in reviewing tax positions to assess and mitigate compliance risks.
  • Assisting with informational interviews of members in various business and corporate services teams to prepare business defence files.
  • Communicating and attending meetings with tax jurisdictions.
  • Preparing and presenting presentations on various tax issues to tax authorities. 


Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of direct tax experience with tax controversy or alternatively 7+ years of experience in international tax and transfer pricing issues in a law firm.
  • CTA/ADIT qualified (or EU/USA equivalent).
  • Excellent writing English skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Law / Economic Degree.
  • A second language other than English is a plus but not required.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

Please note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation or gender identity. 
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found. 

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