International Junior Tax Expert (m/f/d)

Posted on:
5 Sep, 2022
Application by:
26 Sep, 2022
Project status:
Duration of assignment:
two year term contract with the option for permanent employmen
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Project description

We are one of the leading German consulting companies working in international development cooperation. At GFA Consulting Group, we strive to catalyse change to improve the quality of life of people around the world by promoting sustainable development to achieve the SDGs and leveraging opportunities for digital innovation. We provide consulting services and implement projects financed through bilateral and multilateral funds. Our clients are GIZ, KfW, the European Commission, Global Fund, Gavi, MCC and many others. Since 1982, we have been active in more than 130 countries and continuously expand the scope of our work, which currently includes ten operational departments in different sectors.

In our International Taxes and Regulations (ITR) Unit, we focus on advising our operational departments in international taxation, labour law and social protection and commercial and financial regulation issues in developing and emerging countries.

Join our team in the ITR Unit in Hamburg as an open-minded and versatile  International Junior Tax Expert (m/f/d) and contribute to our mission to provide quality services worldwide.

Job description

Your responsibilities (after an intensive training on the job):

  • Advising the operational departments concerning:
    • Taxation in the country of assignment,
    • Labour law and social protection in the country of assignment,
    • Commercial and financial regulation in the country of assignment.
  • Advice and management of the worldwide branches from foundation to annual financial statements
  • Interface with tax advisors abroad for the purpose of clarifying individual and fundamental issues
  • Reporting and documentation of domestic permanent establishments
  • Determination of permanent establishment results and coordination of the tax burden worldwide
  • Preparation and updating of the annual domestic transfer pricing documentation
  • Further development of internal documentation and support processes
  • Development and implementation of training courses


  • You have successfully completed a Master degree in economics, MBA, management or finances
  • You ideally have first work experience in the tax department of an international company
  • You have a quick grasp of complex tax issues and the ability to communicate them in a comprehensible manner
  • Notions in the field of labour law (formation of employment contracts, obligation of the employer, end of the employment relationship) would be an asset
  • Notions in the field of commercial law (contract law, company law, accounting and related issues) would be a plus
  • You are confident in using common MS Office applications (especially Excel).
  • You have a very good command of English, good working knowledge in German (and the willingness for further improvement); further foreign language skills, especially in French, would be a great asset.
  • Personally, you have a team-oriented, independent and flexible working style and a positive charisma. You can set priorities correctly and also like detailed work. You maintain an overview during work-intensive phases.
  • Strong writing, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to manage complex situations under tight schedules
  • Ability to work in intercultural teams

What we offer:
We work at the heart of International Cooperation and find solutions to global challenges through our projects. Integrated into a team of employees from all over the world and different backgrounds, we lay the foundation for you to grow and learn within GFA through continuous skills development and further training.
Our flexible working time model and our family-oriented company policy makes it possible for you to reconcile professional and private life. Even though Hamburg is a vibrant city, GFA offices are surrounded by nature. To get here fast and easy we offer a public transport reimbursement program.
The sense of community at GFA is very important to us. We regularly organize social events for people to get to know each other and to exchange.
Please send your application (cover letter, CV and references/certificates) per e-mail to

Contact person

  Regine Reuter

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