International Tax Manager

Req ID:  24901

Hoofddorp, NL

Category:  Finance

Who we are:

Irdeto is the world leader in digital platform cybersecurity, empowering businesses to innovate for a secure, connected future. Building on over 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s services and solutions protect revenue, enable growth and fight cybercrime in video entertainment, video games, and connected industries including transport, health and infrastructure. With teams and offices around the world, Irdeto’s greatest asset is its people and diversity is celebrated through an inclusive workplace, where everyone has an equal opportunity to drive innovation and support Irdeto's success. Irdeto is dedicated to being the security partner to empower a secure world where people can connect with confidence.




The Role:

Irdeto is the global digital platform security division of the MultiChoice Group, one of the fastest growing video entertainment businesses of the world with revenues in excess of USD $3 billion. As a part of the MultiChoice Dutch Tax and Finance Team, your role is primarily to support the Dutch entities of the MultiChoice Group and Irdeto, on all tax matters, including managing the periodical and also ad-hoc activities related to tax administration & reporting. Although being a part of a large, international group, you will work in a team of finance professionals in the Netherlands, reporting directly to the Head of Global Tax. You will have the opportunity to make an impact in setting up and improving tax related procedures and participate in other tax projects in an international environment.


Your mission at Multichoice & Irdeto:


 Tax Compliance & Accounting 

  • Manage all operational tax compliance matters for Irdeto and Dutch MultiChoice group companies (including CIT, VAT, WHT, etc.) 
  • Manage preparation of Netherlands tax packs / audit packs and tax packages of foreign entities in the Tax Reporting Cloud (TRCS) module of Oracle. 
  • Assist with various international reporting and compliance obligations such as preparation of data required for BEPS MF/LF, CbCr, CFC (SA and Netherlands) matters, etc. 
  • Support with safeguarding that local tax accounting matters are properly analyzed, supported, and documented 
  • Assist accounting teams with external financial audits and review of income taxes. 
  • Work in collaboration with MultiChoice Dutch Finance Team and the in South Africa based Financial Shared Service Team on financial and tax related transactions. 
  • Support and advise on other operational tax accounting related projects, including fine tuning of the tax tooling of the new Oracle ERP-system. 


Tax Planning & Projects 

  • Support with execution on the tax strategy of Irdeto and the Dutch MultiChoice group entities with impact on the global cash tax position and ETR of MCG. 
  • Contribute to continued improvement of the tax control framework which covers the governance, risk management and compliance infrastructure of the organization 
  • Collaborate with training and pro-actively support relevant business partners on critical tax areas from a tax perspective (BP Finance, BP HR , BP Sales etc) 
  • Advice and contribute towards optimizing Irdeto’s tax efficiency in all major tax areas. 
  • Work together with the Head of Global Tax on other (strategic) tax projects. 


How you can add value to the team? 

  • A Masters’ degree in Fiscal Economics or Tax Law. 
  • Tax Accounting experience within a multinational company and/or “Big 4” firm. 
  • Experience with VAT or willingness to learn. 
  • To-the-point, concise, communication and reporting style 
  • A team player and effective communicator across different cultures and at all levels of management. 
  • Flexibility in working hours due to international character of the role 
  • Ability to work independently with attention to detail and a hands-on mentality. 
  • Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines. 
  • Fluent in English (written & verbal). 


What you can expect from us:

Irdeto is a people first organization where you can secure your future. Our values of Trust, Accountability, Agility and Innovation inform our culture. We believe in connecting people and developing careers with a strong focus on collaboration, creativity, health and happiness among our globally diverse workforce.


In addition to competitive remuneration and extensive benefits we offer:

  • An international & multicultural environment where diversity and inclusivity are celebrated and embraced 
  • Professional educational opportunities and training program
  • Innovation sabbatical
  • Volunteer Day
  • State of the art office space
  • On the job coaching and mentoring
  • Flexible work arrangements – via our Work Hard Anywhere policy.
  • Some of us run city marathons and even go on snowboarding trips together!
  • Casual Friday? Casual every day!
  • US$ 500 net for your home office setup after you passed your trial period
  • And many additional perks customized to global locations (canteen, fresh fruit, amazing coffee, parking, on-site gym, yoga room to name a few)


With over 50 successful years of business innovation behind us, and an exciting digital and connected future ahead of us, Irdeto is a progressive company to join. We are looking for people who will keep us at the forefront of innovation and creativity.


Welcome to Irdeto!


Irdeto is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on identity or innate characteristics, instead we aim to build a diverse, inclusive culture where your talent counts. 
At Irdeto, we appoint based on merit, following a fair and transparent process and we welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

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