Group Tax & Transfer Pricing Specialist

Entity:  Daikin Europe HQ
Job Category:  Finance and Accounting

Brussels, Brussels-Capital Region, BE Oostende, West Flanders, BE

Job Requisition ID:  1232

Daikin Europe NV (DENV) is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Limited, a Japanese outstanding company and worldwide the biggest developer, producer and supplier of HVAC-R (heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration) solutions, including heating pumps and cooling technology.

DENV is Daikin’s sales, R&D, and production headquarters for Europe, the Middle-East and Africa. The headquarter has Belgian offices in Brussels, Ghent and Ostend, as well as 8 production plants, 24 sales subsidiaries and offices and a whole network of independent distributors and dealers across the EMEA region.


In this position, you will become part of a professional and driven tax team within a multinational entity committed to a sustainable future. The central tax team coordinates all tax operations for the group, together with the local accounting teams and our shared service center in Poland. With +/- 60 affiliates mainly in EMEA, we are looking to enforce our tax team with a motivated experienced person.

Your main focus will be transfer pricing and you will have to opportunity to extend your knowledge to the other areas of tax to become an all-round tax professional.  



Your role:

  • Review and implement TP policies and guidelines in our affiliates and new acquisitions, in line with the group TP policy and local regulations
  • Implement BEPS 2.0 regulations within the Daikin Europe Group. This will be the pillar 2 calculation framework and also pillar 1 obligations
  • Coordinate local TP documentation files and requirements for all group entities together with our external partner
  • Proactively follow-up on changes in TP regulations (globally) and analyse the potential impact on the Group’s existing TP policies
  • Assist with TP audits in the group and explain our policy towards Tax Authorities
  • Provide tax advice on international business transactions and restructurings, including mergers and acquisitions and TP arrangements
  • Implement internal controls to ensure the proper application of TP policies
  • Help drive awareness within the business on tax compliance and possible tax risks
  • Be a central point of contact for our local finance managers and assist them in transfer pricing related matters
  • You are part of our multidisciplinary tax team and will deepen your knowledge about the other area’s of tax such as VAT in an international context and corporate income tax


Your profile:

  • You have a Master's degree in economics or economic sciences preferably complemented with a degree in Tax.
  • You have 5-8 year experience of working in transfer pricing in a multinational company or international consultancy
  • You can work independently within strict deadlines with a hands-on mentality and you are comfortable in balancing multiple projects at the same time
  • You have attention to detail and take ownership in your job
  • You are eager to extend your tax knowledge to other area’s than transfer pricing
  • You are fluent in English
  • You are open to travel up to 25% in the EMEA region

Daikin Europe is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Ltd. and the leading provider of heating, cooling, ventilation, air purification, and refrigeration technology. The company designs, manufactures and brings to market a broad portfolio of equipment, as well as tailor-made solutions for residential, commercial, and industrial purposes in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). To date, Daikin EMEA has over 12 000 employees across more than 59 consolidated subsidiaries. It has 12 major manufacturing facilities based in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Austria, and the UK. Our aim is to drive sustainable and effective solutions, sparking a good climate for the generations to come. And all this can only be achieved because of our People. 


Good climate starts with people 
Our employees are the beating heart of our company. At Daikin, you get to work in a positive environment backed by trust, creativity and continuous improvement. Together, we create our top-quality solutions by empowering talented teams. You will get plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. We are deeply committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace culture that reflects the communities we serve. Good climate starts with people.