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Inter Ikea Group

Tax Specialist | Delft


At the corporate head office a new position of a Tax Specialist has arisen. The Tax Manager reports to the Head of Tax. You are involved  in various Tax issues that come up in the group. You are proactively advising the group on direct tax, setting op tax strategies, Transfer Pricing but also supporting in maintaining a tax framework and you are managing the compliance. You will be working in a diverse environment and by taking a multi-dimensional view considering commercial, people, financial and operational perspectives. More specifically the tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Advise core businesses on a range of transfer pricing and direct tax matters;
  • Provide transfer pricing and direct tax support on cross-functional projects (e.g. corporate reorganisations);
  • Support with transfer pricing and direct tax audits and investigations;
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and maintenance of Inter IKEA Group’s global tax function and tax strategy;
  • Provide direct tax advice on cross border transactions;
  • Develop direct tax guidance as part of Inter IKEA Group’s tax control framework;
  • Provide support on tax reporting, tax provisions and effective tax rate;
  • Identify risks and opportunities of changes in tax legislation and suggest actions;
  • Assist with preparation of corporate income tax return process of NL tax group;
  • Support in other tax means such as VAT, Wage Tax and other tax issues that may come up;
  • Provide direct tax training and direct tax “news” updates.


The ideal candidate has a Master degree in Tax Law or Tax Economics and between 4-6 years’ experience in a comparable in-house function or with a ‘Big 4’ company. You have a solid and up to date knowledge of international corporate income tax and/or Transfer Pricing. Willing to broaden your tax perspective to other Tax means. You are a self-starter and you can work both autonomously and within a team. You can interact well with stakeholders in a professional and transparent manner. You are able to translate complicated rules in practical solutions (pragmatic) and explain them to the business in an understandable way. You can communicate fluently and effectively in English (written and verbal). Key words are humble, informal and hands-on.


The overall purpose of Inter IKEA Group is to secure continuous improvement, development, expansion and a long life of the IKEA Concept. It consists of three core businesses: Franchise, Range & Supply and Industry.

The three core businesses work together to build a stronger franchise system. To build an even better IKEA offer together with retailers and suppliers based on existing and new strengths in our value chain. The aim is also to provide franchisees with best possible conditions for implementing and operating the IKEA Concept, and to create a strong platform for future expansion and growth.


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Are you interested in this challenging and independent role please contact Rogier Ploeger.


Rogier Ploeger

+31 (0)6 18841557

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