The Hertz Corporation Indirect Tax Manager Europe in Dublin, Ireland

General Responsibilities

Our European Service Centre office based in Swords Dublin employs approximately 800 people with over 36 different nationalities and we’re currently looking for an Indirect Tax Manager.

As Indirect Tax Manager, you will manage a team of highly motivated indirect tax accountants based at our shared service centre in Swords, Co Dublin Ireland. You will report to the Senior International Tax Director based in London.

The job will be challenging but highly rewarding. This is an exciting role in a great company in a dynamic industry.

Alongside ensuring accurate and timely indirect tax compliance in EU jurisdictions, your duties will include:

  • Supervision and review of indirect tax account reconciliations

  • Act as key liaison between indirect tax and other colleagues (general accounting, IT, commercial and legal colleagues) in order to raise profile of VAT compliance, remedy tax issues at source and proactively manage risk.

  • Ensuring VAT SOX and internal audit controls are adhered to

  • Assistance in closing out indirect tax audits and/or enquiries using external support where necessary

  • Staying up-to-date on relevant law changes and advising the business accordingly

  • Assisting with the development of VAT logic in IT systems.

  • Providing VAT advice, using external advisors where necessary and, co-ordinating VAT projects.

  • Suggesting and working on VAT optimisation opportunities

  • Ensuring cross-border VAT refund claims are controlled and promptly processed

  • Maintaining regular reviews of export sale processes for VAT compliance and mitigation against commercial exposure

  • Team management and training

Professional Experience:

  • Post qualification experience in major accounting firm

  • In-house VAT management in MNC environment.


  • Good working knowledge of VAT law and administrative practices across the EU

  • Experience of closing out audits


  • An ability to manage and motivate a team of indirect tax accountants

  • Be a good communicator, both oral and written

  • Accounting systems experience

  • Self-starter

  • Multi-tasking

  • Project Management/co-ordination

  • Good problem solving skills

A second language (Spanish and/or French) would be beneficial.

Educational background

  • 2 years+ post qualification in multi national finance or tax role

  • 2 years+ people management experience

  • CTA qualified or in pursuit


  • Results driven, action oriented achiever

  • Strong planning and organizational skills

  • Open and flexible attitude to rapidly changing environments and re-prioritization requirements

We will offer successful candidates who are overseas a relocation package. In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with excellent career opportunities, training & development, a range of Benefits and Incentives such as: Canteen, Gym, staff discount programme and many more.

Hertz started as a 12 car operation in Chicago in 1918, and has since grown into the world’s leading car rental company with over 11,000 locations throughout 140 countries. The secret of our success is no secret, really - it lies in providing rewarding career paths, fostering personal achievement and celebrating our collective success. Being # 1 takes talent, a clear vision of the road ahead, a driving passion for excellence, but most of all, great people.

If you believe you have the skills and experience required to succeed within this challenging role in an established organisation please APPLY NOW

Job ID 161669

# Positions 1

Category Accounting / Finance

Division HESC - Financial Centre

Position Type Regular Full Time