Junior Tax Counsel

Location DE-Hamburg
Requisition ID
Business Area
Global Shared Services
Accounting, Finance & Controlling
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

DNV Tax Department CE is in charge of full tax compliance service and responsibility for German and Austrian DNV companies. In a corporation with a DNV tax network, responsibility means as well filing transfer pricing documentation and take part in national and international tax audits. As part of the annual closing process responsibility stays in filing tax-based data like tax provisions/ receivables and differed tax positions.


We are open to graduates and people who want to gain experience in the field.



Your key responsibilities will be: 


  • CIT/VAT compliance in PTS
    • Service contracts to be closed with DNV customers need to analyse for national and international fiscal consequences on described transactions and in the fields of CIT with means risks of creating a permanent establishment and withholding taxes.
      In addition, the VAT outcome must be reviewed and should take place in form of a proposal for a contractual tax clause. Advise Business Areas in optimization for fiscal outcome by keeping global compliance regulations in place.
    • Provide tax advice in practice for optimization in contractual relationship
    • Monitor and analyse CIT/TT relevant accounts (IFRS and Local GAAP)
    • Support tax audits initiated by tax authorities
  • In addition, support Tax team in other compliance fields like transfer pricing documentation, filing tax returns and in collaboration with internal functions and external advisor.
  • Optional support tax planning/strategies and optimize tax relevant processes and procedures. Further personal development in skills and corresponding take-over of additional tasks will be supported.

Position Qualifications

  • Certified Management Accountant, assistant tax accountant, or a comparable background/development
  • Experience in a tax department of an international company with a focus on CIT would be preferable (Indirect Tax experience will be an advantage)
  • Experience with IFRS-Tax-Reporting (incl. deferred taxes)
  • Experience with proposal reviews will be advantageous
  • Professional proficiency in English (German language will be an advantage) 
  • Result-oriented, good organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Experience with standard Microsoft Office applications (particularly Excel)

What we offer:

  • Great colleagues who value teamwork and support each other
  • Open and trusting communication with your management
  • Flexible working time including working from home
  • Attractive compensation including a bonus scheme
  • Employer-funded company pension
  • 30 days annual vacation
  • Public transport subsidy (HVV-Ticket)
  • JobRad
  • International working environment
  • Company & social events
  • An excellent place to work in HafenCity in a new office environment
  • Sickness supplement for up to 12 months
  • Canteen with excellent reputation and subsidized meals

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is an independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise, we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.


The Global Shared Services (GSS) organization within DNV provides high-quality, cost-effective services, and processes within Human Resources, Finance, and IT, based on requirements defined by the business areas and Group. GSS also develops central competence for distinct services, projects, and development and will support policy, procedures, and system implementation on a global, regional, and local level.


GSS is about bringing a team of true process experts together, going for professional service levels at industry standards, and offering centers of expertise for competence-based advisory. We are driven by people’s competence and motivation to help and support the business areas. As a member of the GSS community, you act in a professional, multicultural, competent, and service-oriented environment with good possibilities to enhance your personal competencies and expertise, and to build a strong network with colleagues around the world.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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