Tax Specialist Germany


Our purpose


Join a team that’s passionate about partnership. With careers at Dow, we take time to explore questions and talk to each other. We love to learn. Our people are driven by limitless curiosity.


We are an innovative, customer centric, inclusive, and sustainable materials science company.

            -Employing 36,500 individuals

            -Across 109 manufacturing sites

            -In over 31 countries


Our portfolio of products and solutions include:


Plastics: With new technology trends, our plastic additives can be experienced in many everyday items including vinyl, blow-molding bottles, film, rigid containers, PVC plastics, siding, decks and rails, foam pipes and profile formulations, window frames and high-efficiency lubricants.

Industrial intermediates: As the product of a reaction that is beneficial when used as a precursor chemical for another product, industrial intermediates can take on many shapes and forms. Ours are used in home comfort and appliance, building and construction, adhesives and lubricants, and more.

Coatings: Whether it’s a water-based coating or solvent-based coating, a thin film is deposited on materials to enhance specific properties such as enhanced performance, durability, aesthetics, and sustainability.

Silicone businesses: Our silicone-based materials can withstand more demanding applications, from those operating at extreme temperatures, to those under harsh environmental conditions for long periods of time.


Learn more about our partnerships, collaborations and innovations on LinkedIn (@Dow) or Twitter (@DowNewsroom).


We make diversity and inclusion a priority—because sharing our perspectives and building on each other’s ideas will drive innovation. Could you imagine yourself in a place like this?


Job Description:


In this role you will be responsible for Indirect and/or Direct Tax Compliance and Tax Accounting for our German Dow companies. You will be responsible to ensure Tax filings are done on time as per legal due dates. By using our up-to-date systems and tools you will be analyzing financial information and translates it into information useful for Tax purposes within a small geography/country or business. You will also support activities related to local tax issues, audits, appeals, compliance, legislative tax policy, and tax planning. Involvement in projects will be part of your development as well.


Responsibilities / Duties

  • Provide support for annual tax activities management with respect to country tax legislation (i.e. Annual Income Tax, Annual Tax Declaration including Schedules, Annual Tax Information, Fiscal Inform, and External Audits).

  • Prepare tax returns as per country tax requirements. This will be in the area of Indirect Tax (VAT, Intrastat, Sales list) and/or Direct Tax (Corporate Income Tax, Transfer pricing)

  • Support communication links to Tax Authorities, External Audit Staff, and Tax Advisors.

  • Able to work independent on Tax activities, under guidance of Country Tax manager

  • Responsible for Tax data analyzing and will assist on implementing new Tax technology in the EMEAI region

  • Identifies work process improvement opportunities and/or automation opportunities

  • Recognizes and solves typical problems that can occur in work area by evaluating and selecting solutions from established operating procedures and/or analytical/scientific methods under a moderate degree of supervision

  • Acts in compliance with SOX policies and procedures.

  • Joins this role as entry-level using conceptual knowledge of theories, practices, and procedures typically learned from university=



  • Knowledge on German GAAP and/or Tax rules

  • 1-5 years of experience in Finance/Tax

  • Good understanding of Tax principles (VAT, Corporate Income Tax, Transfer Pricing)

  • Working knowledge of SAP and reporting tools


Other Qualifications

  • Fluent in German (native speaker) and English (both written and spoken). Multi-language skills are a plus

  • Team Player with a Positive attitude

  • Good analytical skills and interest for digitization

  • Focus on work process improvements

  • Proven communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and problem solving skills.

  • Experience in MS applications such as Teams, Sharepoint, Excel, and Word.


Dow Offers: 

  • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment 
  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth 
  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world 
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others 




About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth; asset integration and scale; focused innovation and materials science expertise; leading business positions; and environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership to achieve profitable growth and deliver a sustainable future. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated, science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer applications. Dow operates 104 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $55 billion in 2021. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.



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