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Mercuria Energy

Tax Compliance & Accounting Manager | Rotterdam


At the recently errected Dutch corporate office in Rotterdam a new position has arisen for a Tax Compliance & Accounting Manager who will report to the Head of Tax Compliance & Technology. He/she will be responsible for all regional tax compliance as well as support in all tax accounting matters of the group.


More specifically, the tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with senior regional Tax staff and external advisers for the timely filing of the Group’s global tax returns and payments;
  • Exposure to wide variety of jurisdictions, with sole responsibility for allocated legal entities and jurisdictions;
  • Managing Withholding Tax, Local File and Country-by-Country reporting requirements;
  • Support and responsibility for managing tax authority enquiries and audits;
  • Support and responsibility for tax management reporting, working closely with Geneva headquarters;
  • Support the tax accounting cycle with review and control of periodic tax provisioning, current and deferred tax calculations, and balance sheet management. For statutory closing, this will also include liaising with statutory auditors;
  • Opportunity to develop skills, participate and lead on technology solutions for finance and tax, including the use of automation and reporting tools;
  • Opportunity to participate and lead on commercial projects including group restructurings, acquisitions & disposals, and providing support for business divisions.



  • Some 6-9 years of experience, with a strong emphasis on tax compliance & accounting for multinational companies. Some in-house experience is considered a plus;
  • Degree in Tax or Accounting;
  • Exposure to/ experience with tax technology projects is preferred;
  • Keen to also work on issues that are outside of tax compliance, especialially with Tax Accounting and reporting;


Mercuria is a commodity trading group headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland operating in more than 50 countries with over 1000 employees attaching to the Group’s trading division.

Founded in 2004 with a focus on oil trading, the Group’s activities now encompass all key energy products and a wide range of dry bulk commodities. Mercuria has become one of the most active players in energy and renewable markets through investments in the energy transition. Mercuria has also grown the physical elements of its business and operates a significant portfolio of physical assets, including oil & gas production, logistics and storage interests.

Cutting-edge technology is another field in which Mercuria seeks to differentiate itself and lead the industry. Mercuria has taken a leading position in three FinTech ventures that are introducing blockchain technology to improve the speed, efficiency and security by which commodities are traded around the globe.

Mercuria is one of the top 10 private global commodity trading groups in the world; with a history of high growth and consistent profitability.


  • An independent, pro-active self-starter and you are a conceptual thinker;
  • An open person, easy to work with and a true team player;
  • Result oriented, disciplined and have a drive for quality and problem solving;
  • Fluent in English and French is a must as you will be communicating a lot with the Geneva HQ, Dutch is considered a plus;
  • Willingness to learn and a strong work ethic are essential.

Apply for this position

Are you interested in this exiting senior in-house Tax Compliance & Accounting position at a dynamic trading environment and want to learn more, please contact Patrick Asscher.


Patrick Asscher

+31 (0)6 5380 9235

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