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Senior European Tax Manager (m/f/d)

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Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Brussels, Brussels (Capital), BE, 1160 Rouen, FR, 76100 Hazelwood, DER, GB, DE56 4AN

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a global market-driven company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers' products while reducing their environmental impact. Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives. 


Accountability Statement
For all legal entities in Europe, provide guidance and leadership on international tax matters, complex tax issues and tax audits; in order to minimize the company's global tax burden while maintaining compliance with applicable tax laws


Essential Job Functions

  • Manage audits and provide strategic guidance 
  • Develop and lead planning opportunities
  • Tax Accounting oversight 
  • Manage income tax and VAT compliance
  • Assist in identifying and implementing region tax saving planning
  • Coordinate large cash repatriation and funding exercise
  • Assist in European M&A projects
  • Lead regional Tax Management team


Qualification, Experience & Skills

  • Master’s in economics or Law with specialization in (international) Tax Management
  • Managerial experience of a cross jurisdictional (EU) tax team or department
  • Experience in an U.S. multi-national corporate tax management environment
  • Familiar with transfer pricing/OECD guidelines
  • Experience in tax litigation at senior level of tax administration/court
  • A good understanding of indirect taxes is a plus
  • Fluent in French and English


Success Competencies

  • Driving success
  • Providing Leadership
  • Communicating Information
  • Building Relationships



Lubrizol is a specialty chemicals company and part of Berkshire Hathaway corporation.

We are a market driven global company with manufacturing, sales and technical offices around the world.

In the European region we realize a consolidated turnover around 2 billion Euro and operate more than 40 legal entities.



Together, we are Lubrizol: Where science excels, and people make a difference


It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol.  Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving.  Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers and communities.  We are talented people working together to solve problems and improve lives through science. We are making a difference, and we will never stop pushing to do it better.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from a diverse range of applicants. All applicants will be considered entirely based on their relevant merits and abilities.

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