Tax Trainee (Internship or apprenticeship)

Paris, IDF, FranceFull-time

Company Description

We are music and tech fans hailing from all over the globe, working to make Deezer the most personal music streaming service. From data scientists to tech experts, artists & labels specialists to marketers, and even in-house music editors, our team is spreading the love for music to over 180 countries. Supporting local and international artists and bringing them closer to their fans is our mission - we believe music is about diversity, multiculturalism and togetherness.

Ready to join the team? We're all ears.

Job Description

How about you?

You will be part of the Group tax team and will live the full and tremendous experience of an in-house tax expert. You will work under the supervision of the tax group director.

What you will do?

  • You will be able to touch all aspect of the business and tackling both pure French, international & foreign internal tax law topics on all types of taxes (CIT, VAT and other business related taxes).

  • Acting as a support to the Tax Director who is at the forefront of negotiation with both business partners & labels,

  • Working on both very corporate topics down to very operational topics like 

    • Survey of tax position of foreign subsidiaries

    • Structuring & negotiation of deals with business partners,

    • Support to accounting department in treating day to day questions,

    • Interfacing with our tax correspondents all around the world.

  • You will be participating to the structuring of the tax group policies and interface with.


What we are looking for:


From an academic standpoint:


  • Robust knowledge in English is a prerequisite given the multicultural DNA of Deezer (English is the official Deezer language) and given the international exposure to tax topics at Deezer. 

    • Researches will be carried out 75% of time in English, memos will drafted in English and 100% of conference calls will be held in English;

  • Good level in Spanish would be a plus.

  • University Master II in French tax law with knowledge in principles applicable in interpreting tax treaties.

Desired mindset:

  • You are curious and are eager to expand your knowledge across other areas;

  • You have a good team spirit;

  • You have good analytical skills: 

    • you know what kind of diligence should be made when organizing a tax research;

    • You are familiar with Navis Online and IBFD tax database, you know how to find your ways when looking for something which is not in the database;

    • you are able to restate the reasoning behind your technical research and synthetize it;

  • You are rigorous and organized: your research are well organized and cross referenced so as to be easily & quickly analysed;

  • You are autonomous and integrate quickly all recommendations and requirement made by your Director;

  • You have good interpersonal and communication skills to be able to navigate easily through different services.

Additional Information

Life @ Deezer HQ :

  • Start-up environment with an at home vibe and outdoor space
  • Kitchen stocked with free drinks and snacks daily
  • Friday drinks & seasonal parties
  • Gym access, plus yoga, pilates and boxing classes
  • English and French language courses
  • Hackathons & meetups

We are an equal opportunity employer