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EMEA Direct Tax Lead

Lenovo | Amsterdam

AT the corporate Head Office we currently have an opportunity available as EMEA Direct Tax Lead. You will be a part of the EMEA Tax team (10 people) which consists of direct and indirect tax experts. In this position you will be leading the Tax Accounting & Compliance team and support the Tax Director EMEA in various tax projects.

This is a great opportunity for you to progress your career into a leading function and to participate in Lenovo’s exciting journey of innovation and growth. In this position you will help organize and participate in the following activities:

  • Managing the EMEA Direct Tax team in ensuring the accurate and timely filing of up to 100 corporate tax returns for 40 presence countries
  • Oversee, coordinate and manage US$50m corporate income tax payments per annum
  • Quarterly CIT provisioning for EMEA .
  • Manage the EMEA tax team in processing / reviewing return to provision schedules
  • Manage the EMEA tax team in performing quarterly tax reconciliations
  • Support the business with tax projects and tax advisory work
  • Revenue Audit support throughout region
  • Develop positive working relationship with Accounting and Finance teams
  • Liaise with external auditors and advisors
  • Monitor external spend versus budget
  • Minimize risk on working capital (P&L risk)


  • 7+ years working experience in corporate income tax across EMEA, industry experience a plus
  • Fluency in English (written and verbal) required;
  • Working experience in supporting tax audits
  • TP knowledge is a plus
  • Strong sense of responsibility and accountability combined with ability to work on his/her own initiative
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks while maintaining oversight; ability to deal with tax issues in wider business context
  • Personable, team player, effective management of external service providers
  • Ability to travel within the region.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint); working knowledge of SAP is an advantage as is the working knowledge of GI (Thomson Reuters)


Lenovo is a $46 billion global Fortune 500 company and leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial and enterprise technology. Our portfolio of high-quality, secure products and services covers PCs, workstations, servers, storage, smart TVs and a family of mobile products like smartphones, tablets and apps. Everyone here at Lenovo is an integral part of the company, working together, across continents, cultures and innovations, all comprised in a friendly, fast-paced, work environment that focuses on one common goal: to be known as the best in what they do.


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Are you interested in this managerial role in the Lenovo tax team? Please reach out to Rogier Ploeger.


Rogier Ploeger
+31 (0)6 1884 1557

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