Indirect Tax Manager


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Veldhoven, Netherlands



Work Experience

3-7 years

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Job ID: J-00270475-642

Introduction to the job

Together with her customers and suppliers ASML is heading towards an interesting and challenging era growing today’s company into and beyond 20bE company, playing a crucial role in the semiconductor industry globally. Are you an experienced tax manager with the ambition and ability to act as a professional business partner in a leading semiconductor company? Do you have the ability to improve and automate existing processes taking into account Indirect Tax requirements? Are you the person who is not only an expert in Indirect Tax legislation, but also has a strong affinity with Indirect tax technology? Why not join us?

Job mission:

Managing potential Indirect tax risk compliance and exposure is becoming more and more crucial and has increased board attention. Compliance is therefore considered to be one of the core values within ASML. The job mission of the Indirect Tax Manager is to execute and ensure Indirect Tax compliance with a strategical and tactical focus, while pro-actively supporting ASML and its business partners in the various jurisdictions.

Also, an important part of this role is to drive the Indirect Tax technology roadmap. ASML strives to use technology as a driver to realize a fully automated and future proof (compliance) process. With technology, you can think of an Indirect Tax code determination engine, an indirect tax compliance tool, a data-analytics tool, continuous monitoring, etc.

Role and responsibilities

You will be responsible for the EMEA region.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Driving the Indirect Tax technology roadmap and support upon the selection and implementation of tax technology tools
  • Managing Indirect Tax Control Framework for EMEA (monitoring, testing, reviewing controls)
  • Improving Indirect Tax data quality and processes where Indirect Taxes are involved
  • Support EMEA Tax Accounting team with Indirect Tax knowledge
  • Managing ASML’s Indirect Tax risks in the EMEA region
  • Ensure the management and completion of various tax projects and ensure project deliverables are completed timely, within scope and within budget;
  • Coordinating Indirect Tax audits within EMEA
  • Provide training/share insights and Indirect Tax knowledge with others
  • Providing business support by answering ad hoc Indirect Tax questions
  • Pro-actively advice and support ASML’s management on Indirect tax aspects of business decisions and further increase the value add of the team
  • Together with the other colleagues of the Indirect Tax team, co-develop, maintain, implement and improve policies and guidelines to manage Indirect Tax risks and compliance within ASML
  • Stimulate and establish good working relationships at different levels with relevant government agencies (e.g. Tax and Statistical authorities) Stimulate and establish good working relationships at different levels with relevant government agencies (e.g. Tax and Statistical authorities)

Education and experience

You have an Academic background (MSc) or similar working experience with a minimum of 6 years relevant experience in Indirect Tax within a multinational, law firm or a consulting company. In-depth knowledge and experience with EU Indirect Tax regulation is a prerequisite. You are a team player and you have experience working in a multidisciplinary environment and in multi-cultural teams. You have affinity and experience with understanding end-to-end processes in order to further optimize and improve these processes. Experience with OneSource (or similar Tax engines), SAP, Ariba, Alteryx (or similar data-analytics tools), continuous monitoring tools is a (big) pre.


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

  • Strong drive with a hands-on, structured, accurate and result oriented working style (solution driven)
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to motivate and drive others, build relationships and influence other functional areas
  • Flexible, proactive and communicative personality;
  • Team player with a flexible & pro-active attitude;
  • Able to cope with a multicultural, dynamic and changing and complex environment
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to translate complex business issues into simple problem statements, clear processes and actions
  • Eye for detail
  • Show ownership of issues from start to finalization Show ownership of issues from start to finalization;
  • Good time management skills and able to manage towards tight deadlines
  • Capable of arranging and/or managing the high operational workload;
  • A strategic mindset while having the ability to translate strategy into actionable objectives (short, medium and long-term)
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written, other languages is a pre.

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

Position in the Organization

Currently the ASML Tax & Customs Team (T&C) includes 50 tax professionals (and growing) located in the Netherlands based HQ, the regional offices in Asia (Korea, Taiwan and China) and the US. ASML’s T&C Team is responsible for the tax and customs affairs in all jurisdictions where ASML operates.

ASML’s Corporate Tax & Customs Team (T&C) reports to the Finance Organization, where T&C is part of the Expert & Advisory area. Together with Treasury, Accounting and Legal, T&C team provides integrated advice to the ASML business and stakeholders. Being part of the tax and customs team, you’ll face demanding challenges, in a fast paced dynamic environment at the hearth of the semiconductor business.

Position of this role

In your role as Indirect Tax Manager you are part of the Indirect Tax expertise team within the T&C team. You will be located at the ASML headquarters in Veldhoven and will report to the Lead Indirect Taxes.

Are you interested in this role? Please apply with your CV and cover letter, detailing your motivation for this position.

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