Tax Manager APAC

City:  Shanghai
Country/Region:  CN
Application Deadline:  30 June 2023

Are you an experienced tax specialist? Do you have a deep understanding of international tax principles and local tax obligations across a range of countries? Are you looking to join the biggest luxury jewelry brand in the world? If so, look no further… This could be the job for you!An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Global Tax team for a Tax Manager to lead the tax function across APAC.

 This person will report directly into our Head of Tax and ideally be located in Shanghai but we will consider candidates from alternative locations(i.e HK, Singapore, Thailand)


The main responsibilities include;

  • Acting as a cross functional business partner in the region, ensuring that the tax team is supporting the business in a proactive and solution focused manner
  • Working closely with finance and tax colleagues, tax advisors and the Group Tax Team to ensure tax compliance obligations are met across APAC
  • Proactively identifying and managing tax risks and opportunities
  • Supporting the transfer pricing documentation process
  • Providing tax advice on a wide range of business initiatives
  • Cooperating closely with the Group Tax Team to ensure alignment on the implementation and execution of tax policies across APAC, leveraging materials/support from the Group Tax Team where possible, and keeping functional tax leadership (indirect tax, transfer pricing and international tax/tax accounting) informed about developments in the region
  • Managing external tax consultants and leading tax engagements
  • Leading tax and customs audits in close cooperation with the finance team, Group Tax Team and other relevant functions such as supply chain
  • Preparing and/or reviewing quarterly tax reporting/accounting packages
  • Assisting with forecasts of tax payments and the group’s effective tax rate
  • Updating the relevant stakeholders on developments of new tax regulations and implement required actions


Required skills and qualifications

  • Minimum of  8 years's relevant tax experience working inhouse and/or as an advisor
  • The ability to think creatively to build scenarios and find solutions
  • Experience leading teams on a day to day and project basis
  • Deep knowledge of international tax principles and tax compliance obligations
  • Detailed knowledge of/experience with tax regulations in China and/or other countries in the region is a plus
  • Work experience in the consumer products sector is a plus but not a requirement
  • Good tax accounting knowledge is a plus
  • Good business sense, can work independently and hands on
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong relationship with internal stakeholders, tax authorities and advisors
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Relevant education such as CA, CPA, CTA or any combination thereof


We offer: 
PANDORA offers an exciting and challenging role in a fast-moving, international environment, where you will work on a broad range of different initiatives and projects, contributing to the success of the business. You will be part of a growing tax team, working in close cooperation with a strong finance organization where quality and integrity are significant qualities. We are a dynamic organization where humour and an informal tone contribute to an inspiring work environment.  



Something about you

At Pandora, we recognize that it takes winning personalities to create winning cultures – and we believe it is of essence that you bring strong stakeholder managment skills and an ability to collabrate cross-functional to secure business results. In addition, we would like you to have;

  • Willingness to work both in a team environment and autonomously
  • Not afraid to challenge and question colleagues in a constructive manner
  • Strong attention to detail, with good presentation and influencing skills
  • Ability to communicate technical tax issues to senior management in a clear and effective manner
  • Ability to autonomously translate legal requirements and regulations into business processes


Did we get your attention?

We hope that we have answered all your questions and you now feel confident applying for this position.

 If you see yourself in this role and would like to become a part of the Pandoras future please do not hesitate to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!  

 We process applications on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible. You can also read more about Pandora on our corporate site



About Pandora

Pandora designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished jewelry made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewelry is sold in more than 100 countries through 7,400 points of sale, including more than 2,700 concept stores.


Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 28,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewelry at two LEED certified facilities in Thailand using mainly recycled silver and gold. The company plans to be carbon neutral by 2025 and has joined the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce emissions across its full value chain. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated sales of DKK 19 billion in 2020.