Global Tax Compliance Specialist - Legal jobs in Malta - February 2024
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Global Tax Compliance Specialist

Deriv (Europe) Ltd , Central Malta

Published on 16 Jan 2024

Expired on 15 Feb 2024

Deriv (Europe) Ltd is currently looking to recruit a Global Tax Compliance Specialist.

Job Description

Are you a tax enthusiast with a knack for strategic thinking? Look no further! We are seeking a Global Tax Compliance Specialist to join our team at Deriv. In this exciting role, you will be at the helm of managing all tax-related matters for our organisation. Your mission: to ensure we comply with tax laws, minimise tax liabilities, and steer us towards optimal tax positions. As a key collaborator, you’ll work closely with internal teams, external advisors, and regulatory bodies to ensure our tax reporting is accurate and timely. If you understand tax regulations and love creating effective tax strategies, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for!

Your challenges

  • Tax compliance
  • Prepare and file all tax returns promptly and accurately, including income, sales, payroll, and other applicable taxes.
  • Assess potential impacts of tax laws and regulations changes and advise Deriv on ensuring compliance.
  • Review and analyse financial data, supporting documents, and tax schedules to identify and resolve any discrepancies or issues.
  • Maintain compliance with tax laws and regulations in each region.
  • Manage and document Transfer Pricing arrangements to ensure compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Stay up-to-date with international tax laws on income, capital gains, withholding taxes, VAT/GST, transfer pricing, etc.
  • Tax planning and strategy.
  • Develop and implement smart tax strategies for Deriv across multiple countries and jurisdictions.
  • Identify opportunities for tax savings by researching tax laws, regulations, and rulings and recommend appropriate actions to internal stakeholders.
  • Understand the tax impact of new digital business models and stay informed about the latest tax technology and data management trends.
  • Tax reporting and analysis.
  • Prepare and review financial statements, tax provisions, and related disclosures to comply with accounting standards and reporting requirements.
  • Perform tax-related financial analysis, including effective tax rate calculations, deferred tax assets/liabilities, and tax-related contingencies.
  • Ensure accurate financial reporting and address tax-related audit inquiries by working with external auditors.
  • Tax audit and controversy.
  • Oversee tax disputes, audits, and litigation while representing Deriv’s interests before tax authorities and courts.
  • Defend the organisation’s tax positions and mitigate tax exposure.

What you have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • 7-10 years of hands-on tax experience, with at least 4 years of management experience
  • Significant experience in dealing with cross-border and transfer pricing issues
  • Strong knowledge of tax laws and regulations across geographies
  • Ability to interpret and apply complex tax rules to specific situations, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional leadership, communication, and project management skills
  • Experience working under tight deadlines with global teams
  • Proficiency in various tax calculation and reporting methodologies
  • Experience in setting up a relevant system for tax management
  • Excellent spoken and written English communication

What’s good to have

  • Experience in an international tax role
  • CPA or other tax credentials


  • Market-based salary
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Health benefits
  • Casual dress code
  • Travel and internet allowances
  • A chance to work with top talent from across the globe (70+ nationalities)
  • Ample team-building and bonding activities
  • Great overseas travel opportunities

Full Time
Job Type
Experienced (3 years +)
Experience Level
Financial Services

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