One team. Millions of happy customers worldwide.

Picanova has secured an entry in the Lexikon der deutschen Weltmarktführer, Germany’s dictionary of market-leading companies, where we are listed as a global market leader in the field of bespoke wall decoration with a particular focus on full-size photo walls, as well as being one of the fastest-growing mass-customisation companies in the world of E-Commerce. We fulfil people’s growing need to construct products to their own, individual specifications. As such, we produce wall decorations and other decorative items, photographic gifts and lifestyle accessories by the million, yet individually tailored to each customer. Our four production locations on three continents make it possible to satisfy customers in over 170 countries, bypassing the need for intermediaries while offering “the highest quality at the best prices – guaranteed.” When combined with our superfast delivery times and our efforts to strive for the best possible service each day, we achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction via over forty in-house online stores.

We want to remain the best - therefore, we need the best! We are currently looking for a:

Tax Specialist (M/F/d)

Full-time position, available immediately

Your responsibilIties

  • Cross-functional business partner for tax issues and monitoring of laws, jurisdictions and tax periods.
  • Point of contact for finance authorities, tax advisers and auditors. 
  • Responsible for managing the tax affairs of corporate and subsidiaries as well as domestic and international locations.
  • Monitoring of current tax developments in Germany and foreign markets.
  • Proactively recognize emerging or new tax issues and identify solutions.
  • Preparation of monthly VAT returns and quarterly summary reports, reviewing tax assessments including any legal issues.
  • Coordination of and contribution to external tax audits.
  • Preparation of tax returns and electronic balance sheets.
  • Contribution to the generation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with the Handelgesetzbuch (HGB/Commercial Code).
  • Development and quality control in relevant areas.
  • Active involvement in special projects.
  • Managing the general ledger and posting business transactions.
  • The ability to provide perspective on the accounting treatment of foreign subsidiaries, especially US companies.

Your Qualifications

  • Education to at least bachelor's degree standard in a business discipline together with qualification as a tax adviser (Steuerfachwirt - m/f) or similar is essential. 
  • Several years' experience in tax and accounting for an international company or a tax advisory firm.
  • Knowledge of the tax and financial characteristics of online trading and strongly growing companies.
  • Some practical experience of US tax law is desirable.
  • Very good command of spoken and written German and English.
  • Excellent knowledge of the accounting regulations in the HGB.
  • Highly skilled in the use of DATEV and standard MS Office programs.
  • A goal-oriented, collaborative approach to work.

What we offer

  • A job in an international, owner-managed company in the heart of Cologne
  • Pleasant work atmosphere with a motivated team
  • Rapid transfer of responsibility
  • Unlimited coffee, tea, water and fruit

Have we sparked your interest? Send us your application with salary requirements and a possible start date.

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