Senior Analyst, Tax, EMEA (based in Zurich or Łódź)


Zurich, ZH, CH, 8005

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

About the role


We are currently looking for a Senior Analyst, Tax, EMEA to play a key role in Barry Callebaut Group Tax function. This role supports in advising on tax strategies and structures for the EMEA Chocolate business. This role assists in the identification and transparent management of tax opportunities as well as risks, and governs the integrity of and ensure tax compliance. The role also requires active participation and involvement in tax accounting and reporting activities. This role readily interacts with various internal stakeholders and promotes cross-functional teamwork to engage the requisite resources, and also plays a supporting role in maintaining relationships with external stakeholders (e.g. tax advisors).


Key Responsibilities include


  • Work closely with Head of Tax, EMEA and support in providing advice and assistance to various business stakeholders on various tax topics, including corporate income taxes, international taxes, transfer pricing, and indirect taxes
  • Participate in strategic tax projects/ initiatives and implement tax efficient and sustainable structures
  • Support in managing tax audits and dispute resolutions to mitigate tax risks
  • Support and provide guidance to the Accounting Centre of Expertise/ local finance teams on tax accounting, tax reporting and tax compliance matters
  • Analyse current and deferred tax provision on a monthly basis, and support in year-end tax reporting tasks
  • Analyse key tax law changes that may have implications for the business in the region


About you


  • Master/ Bachelor in Finance, Accountancy or equivalent
  • Equipped with 4-6 years of relevant working experience in Tax function
  • Experience in a multinational company
  • Breadth of tax experience and expertise, with exposure to various tax types including international taxes, transfer pricing, indirect taxes, tax accounting and reporting, tax compliance
  • Good knowledge in international taxation
  • Good knowledge in tax accounting and compliance
  • Basic knowledge in indirect taxes
  • Good business and financial acumen combined with good communication skills with an ability to clearly communicate on tax technical issues
  • Confident and mature individual who is a team player and who is also capable of working independently when required with a strong sense of discipline and responsibility
  • Enthusiastic and motivated self-starter who is willing to learn and take on challenges
  • Strong analytical skills with an eye for details
  • Able to work well under stress
  • High willingness to learn and to be exposed to different (new/ non-routine) tasks
  • Able to work independently
  • Positive mindset with strong perseverance to tackle challenges


Position can be based wither in Zurich or Łódź 

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.