Senior Tax Specialist m/f/d

Senior Tax Specialist m/f/d

Full-time Paris, IDF, France

Company Description


From a pioneer tech start-up created in 2007, Deezer has become one of the first French unicorns and the second largest independent music streaming platform in the world.

At sixteen years old, we’re only just coming of age. Now listed on #EuroNext, Deezer is a rapidly-growing, cutting-edge player in the music streaming market. If you want an environment where you can make your voice heard and be at the forefront of music and tech, look no further!

We believe music is all about embracing the things that make us different.

Deezer is a vibrant community that celebrates uniqueness, diversity and individuality, and thrives on collaboration.

Our international and passionate teams pride themselves on being at the forefront of the music experience, going beyond streaming and helping the world to Live the Music. We’re constantly evolving alongside our customers, partners, artists and employees — striving to make Deezer the most personal and innovative streaming service in the world.

Ready for an electrifying journey? Apply now and do your part in bringing extraordinary music experiences to people’s lives!

**Join Us**

Job Description

Deezer became a listed company in 2022. We are looking for a strong Senior Tax Specialist with prior corporate tax experience to define and drive the tax department strategy and implement the necessary processes to upscale the function in the context of the finance function transformation. 

You will be part of the finance department working transversally with most of the divisions at Deezer, reporting directly to the Group's Accounting Director.


What you will do:

  • Contribute to the definition and implement tax function strategy

  • Participate in the finance transformation project

  • Suggest and develop new policies and procedures for improving the collection of tax information from relevant departments in order to allow for transparency, efficiency, and scalability with a focus on controls

  • Liaise with internal and external auditors to manage various audit requirements

  • Ensure that corporate tax-return preparation meets all regulatory requirements

  • Review operations and procedures to ensure compliance with local statutes and regulations

  • Remain up to date with changes in the tax code and accounting laws

  • Carefully monitor local rules applicable to electronically supplied services and implement adequate actions


This role is excellent for a person with:

  • 5+ years experience in corporate tax (ideally a mix of advisory and corporate tax experience) with knowledge in international tax and appetite for VAT matters

  • Interested in intellectual property and electronically supplied services tax specificities

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong communication / transversal skills

  • Extensive knowledge of accounting methods, tax laws, and audits

  • Sharp attention to detail

  • Listed company experience and good accounting knowledge  is a plus

If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, tell us why you’d still be a great fit for this role in your application!

Additional Information

At Deezer, you can be your true self as we believe that #everyvoicematters. We strive to build an inclusive culture and foster a diverse environment. Because we care and want to ensure each employee feels welcome and safe at work, we continuously focus on fighting biases and helping diverse teams work well together through multiple learning opportunities, e-learnings and workshops right from the onboarding :

  • Regular Diversity & Inclusion internal and external talks

  • Dedicated employee work streams on Gender equity, Ethnicity & Culture, Disability and LGBTQ+

  • Multiple e-learnings and mandatory training sessions for all managers

  • English and French courses for all, so that everyone can connect and feel included

Beyond benefits like health insurance, transportation, we offer you extra perks like:

  • A Deezer premium family account for free

  • Access to gym classes

  • Deezer parties several times a year and drinks every thursday

  • Allowance for sports, travelling and culture …

  • Meal vouchers

  • Great offices always located in dynamic and attractive districts, whether in Paris, London, Berlin or Sao Paulo!

  • Hybrid remote work policy

If you want to learn more about life and culture at Deezer, please visit our Welcome to the Jungle page here !

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