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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Tax Manager

Tax & Legal Manager - Your next position?


As a Tax and Legal Manager , you will be responsible to manage tax accounting and tax return preparation to insure accurate and timely financial reporting and compliance including corporate income tax (CIT) and any other local tax filings (e.g. business property tax, inhabitant tax, etc.)

In this role, you will be based in Tokyo and directly reports to the Company Manager, Director of Finance.
Sounds interesting? It could be your perfect opportunity to lead, coach, train and support your team to achieve their optimal performance.
In this position you will be:

•    Manage IFRS based and Statutory income tax provisions, effective tax rate analysis and tax account reconciliations (analysis & explanation)
•    Validation and analysis of Consumption Tax receivables and payables
•    Support for annual budget preparation and audit coordination (related to tax function)
•    Manage the tax reporting responsibilities to ensure that Group Reporting receives the required information on a timely basis
•    Manage tax payments for CIT, Consumption Tax, WHT, Customs, etc.
•    Transfer Pricing: implement Group guidelines; monitor and analyize monthly profitability situation of the various business segments
•    Insurance accounting both as per Group and JGAAP requirements
•    Coordinate legal matters between the business and external company lawyers / Givaudan Regional Legal Counsel
•    Ad-hoc Project support


Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come join us - and impact your world.

Your professional profile includes:

•    University degree with a major in Tax/Accounting; 
•    CPA qualification is nice to have; 
•    Fluent in English and Japanese.
•    Strong experience in corporate tax accounting and tax compliance. 
•    Familiar both with JGAAP and IFRS accounting practices
•    Big 4 experience is highly desired.
•    Other requirements: international working experience is an advantage.
Our Benefits
•    Attractive package with benefits
•    Excellent opportunities for progressive learning and development
•    A creative team environment that will inspire you

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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