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EMEA Indirect Tax Senior Manager | Amsterdam


EMEA Indirect Tax Senior Manager will be a member of the EMEA Finance team and will report directly to the Tax Director EMEA. This role will be supporting our businesses in Germany, United Kingdom, Ireland, Benelux, Nordics & Growing Markets and must have scope to expand to other jurisdictions within 12 months, demonstrating regional indirect tax expertise with a strong sense of ownership.

We are looking for an enthusiastic hands-on regional tax professional with in-depth indirect tax knowledge.  You will ensure compliance with all local tax laws and regulations whilst optimizing indirect tax processes within EMEA.

As the EMEA Indirect Tax Senior Manager, you will:

  • Transition and set up indirect tax function in EMEA
  • Collaborate with cross-functional departments and provide indirect tax advice with respect to business operations and expansion, contract negotiation, M&A, cross border transactions
  • Develop and implement indirect tax road map on how to best conduct business in new markets
  • Develop, implement and lead indirect tax risk and opportunity analytics and forecasting including identifying mitigation plans and leading execution thereof
  • Transition EMEA indirect tax compliance process previously prepared outside the region and/or by external tax advisors within EMEA tax function
  • Coordinate and perform succesfull indirect tax audit risk management
  • Monitor legislative and regulatory indirect tax law developments and develop future forward-looking vision to identify trends in the short and long term which can impact the business
  • Advise and execute strategy for including indirect tax processes in IT/ERP systems
  • Be involved in customs or other indirect tax issues and queries that come up on a day-to-day basis.

Required skills /qualifications

The ideal candidate has a master in tax and at least 8+ years of experience, having started her/his career at a large international Tax advisory firm, followed by in-house experience. As this will be the first EMEA Indirect Tax Senior Manager role within Fluence you will need to be hands-on and pro-active and at the same time be senior to be able the influence the process and various stakeholders. You will have:

  • In-depth knowledge of European VAT requirements
  • Some knowledge of customs rules is considered a strong plus
  • Good communicator, good stakeholder management skills and a proactive personality
  • Ability to work in a dynamic organization, embracing change and working independently
  • Strong English verbal and written language skills are required.


At Fluence, we strive to continuously improve, to be intellectually curious and be adaptive to our customers’ and employees’ needs.  Collaboration is key, both in our partnerships with our customers and with each other.  Fluence prioritizes the most critical efforts that allow for the greatest impact.


Working on transforming a fundamental part of our society is exciting and fulfilling. It requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed. We respect our coworkers and customers. We listen to what others have to say, and we are inclusive.

You must enjoy working in a high growth environment and evolving commercial business models.

You should contribute to building a sustainable business of global scale.


Fluence, a Siemens and AES company, is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and digital applications for renewables and storage. The company has more than 3.4 GW of energy storage deployed or contracted in 29 markets globally. Through our products, services and AI-enabled Fluence IQ platform, Fluence is helping customers around the world drive more resilient electric grids and a more sustainable future. To learn more about Fluence, please visit:

 Our Culture and values

We are guided by our passion to transform the way we power our world. Achieving our goals requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed.

We are Leading

Fluence currently has 2,750+ MW of energy storage projects operated or awarded worldwide in addition to the 3,400+ MW of projects managed by our trading platform and we are growing every day.

We are Responsible

Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity.

We are Agile

We achieve our goals and meet our customer’s needs by cultivating curiosity, adaptability, and self-reflection in our teams.

We are Fun

We value the diversity in thought and experience of our coworkers and customers. Through honest, forthcoming, and respectful communications we work to ensure that Fluence is an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

Apply for this position

Are you looking for a new and exciting Indirect Tax position in a sustainable environment and do you want to learn more please contact Rogier Ploeger .


Rogier Ploeger

+31 (0)6 18841557

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