Germany, Düsseldorf, Finance Tax Group

Manager M&A Tax (d/f/m)

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of 50,000 pioneers around the globe. The teams in our corporate functions enable the best in our dynamic businesses and in our people to maximize our company’s potential. With our leading brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

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  • Be in charge of all tax questions in connection with international acquisition and divestment projects
  • Manage tax due diligences independently
  • Conduct contract reviews for all deal related agreements, such as SPA/APA, licenses, loans, TSAs etc. and carry out tax negotiations with the sell/buy side 
  • Engage and manage external tax advisors
  • Align all tax relevant deal topics wIth various Henkel internal stakeholders, e.g. Corp. M&A, Legal, Controlling, Accounting, Treasury, Real Estate 
  • Present projects within the tax department as well as in the internal decision making bodies up to board level and towards tax authorities 
  • Manage integration projects for newly acquired targets


  • University degree in Business Administration/Economics or Law with focus on Taxation
  • Minimum of at least 4 years of relevant work experience with a consulting company and/or international corporate tax departments is required 
  • German tax advisor exam or strong motivation to take the exam 
  • Experience with M&A tax and international taxation is a must, experience with real estate transfer tax and Sec. 50a German ITA is a plus 
  • Work experience abroad is a plus 
  • Agility and openness for innovative ways of working
  • Highly motivated and passionate team player 
  • Fluent English language skills (spoken and written) is a must

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 23052331
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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