Tax Manager (80-100%)

Ready to join a team of visionaries who is dedicated to solving one of humankind’s greatest challenges?

Get to know Climeworks

Climeworks removes CO₂ from the air to fight global warming and protect future generations to come.

We develop, build and operate direct air capture (DAC) machines which capture CO₂ directly from the air. The captured carbon dioxide can either be recycled and reused as a raw material or completely removed from the air by safely storing it underground, permanently.

Founded by engineers, Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher, Climeworks was built with a mission to inspire 1 billion people to remove CO₂ from the air, and is now the leader in carbon removal technology.

A true climate pioneer, Climeworks is featured as a TIME100 Influential Company 2022 and Global Cleantech 100 Company 2022, driving a revolutionary technology engineered to solve the most pressing issue of our time.

We foster a dynamic environment and are building a global purpose driven team. We are looking for disruptive thinkers, passionate achievers and inspiring leaders that are ready to take on the world’s greatest challenge.

Will you join us? 

Your mission

Job description
  • Your mission at Climeworks is to plan and implement our group tax strategy as part of Climeworks’ international expansion.
  • You develop the existing and future tax set-up, including existing intercompany frameworks, in accordance with international tax developments.
  • Together with the CFO and General Counsel, you continuously assess tax risks and inform the executive team or any material changes in the risk landscape.
  • You ensure tax compliance through overseeing the preparation and reviewing direct and indirect tax returns and ensuring timely and accurate registrations and submissions in all relevant jurisdictions.
  • You work closely with the accounting and procurement teams to ensure that the tax strategy is well understood and implemented in the ERP and all core processes.
  • You produce tax documentation (including transfer price documentation) relevant for Climeworks and coordinate with tax advisors and authorities.

Your story

  • You are a self-starter that appreciates flat hierarchies and the opportunity to shape the international expansion of Climeworks.
  • You are looking to challenge yourself in a high growth environment and learn about an emerging industry dedicated to fight global warming.
  • You have the ability to assess risks in a complex global tax environment and the ability to devise pragmatic and workable solutions to address them.
  • You have at least eight years’ experience in an international corporate environment.
  • You hold a university-level degree in accounting or tax. Professional qualifications (e.g. Certified Tax Expert) are a clear advantage.
  • You are comfortable to work in an international environment with daily interactions in English; German and any other language is considered a plus.

What we offer: A horizontal organization, a great team, an improvement-oriented approach, and a scale-up venture with an innovative technology. Sounds like you? We are looking forward meeting you! Apply now by filling in the online application form and uploading your complete dossier to our careers portal:

Disclaimer: The percentage in the job title means that for this vacancy, you can decide if you want to be employed on a full-time or part-time basis, depending on what works best for your needs.

We do not accept candidates from agencies for our positions.

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