Tax Manager

Tax Manager
Region: Brussels
Required experience: 6 years
Environment: Company
Ref: VL/BE/LAW/3847/24
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

D’Ieteren Group, a family-controlled listed investment firm boasting a market capitalization of approximately €10bn as of March’24, endeavors to invest in platform companies poised to emerge as leaders within its respective markets. Our overarching goal is to leverage these investments for long-term value creation, benefiting employees, customers, society, and shareholders alike. 

The company aims to allocate substantial capital (with equity tickets starting at around €100m) into diverse platforms spanning various sectors. Our approach is characterized by a commitment to nurturing the growth of each invested company with a steadfast long-term perspective.

As of now, D’Ieteren Group's portfolio encompasses six companies:

  1. D’Ieteren Automotive (100% ownership) – serving as the exclusive importer and distributor of VW Group vehicles in Belgium, this entity represents the group's historic family business.
  2. Belron (50% ownership) – globally recognized as the foremost provider of vehicle glass repair, replacement, and recalibration services, boasting renowned brands such as Carglass, Safelite, and Autoglass.
  3. Moleskine (100% ownership) – a premium lifestyle brand synonymous with quality, offering iconic branded notebooks, writing instruments, travel accessories, and reading aids.
  4. D’Ieteren Immo (100% ownership) – responsible for managing the real estate portfolio of D’Ieteren Group within Belgium, actively engaged in real estate development and management.
  5. TVH (40% ownership) – a dominant force in the global aftermarket parts distribution sector, specializing in material handling, construction, industrial, and agricultural equipment.
  6. PHE (approximately 91% ownership) – a leader in independent spare parts distribution for vehicles across Western Europe, with a presence in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, and Spain.

Description of the vacancy

D’Ieteren Group is looking for a Group Tax Manager to strengthen its tax and finance team. As a Group Tax Manager, you will partner with the Group Head of Tax, in ensuring implementation of the tax strategy, and you will work across a mix of corporate income tax and transfer pricing matters, further strengthening the management of all tax and compliance matters within the group. You will work to enhance quality of our tax compliance and will work closely with the tax teams of our portfolio companies.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Ownership of the corporate taxes of the group holding and group financing companies (including corporate tax returns, tax provisions, tax audits and tax assessments) located in Belgium and Luxembourg.
  • Act as contact person and representative for the Belgian and Luxembourg tax authorities.
  • Providing support to the Group Head of Tax on group tax matters.
  • Reviewing and monitoring changes in tax legislations, regulations, and litigations.
  • Providing recommendations for tax planning and structure (at group and at portfolio companies levels).
  • Liaising with external tax advisers in relation to M&A projects.
  • Proactively identifying, and reporting tax risks throughout the Group.
  • Supporting transfer pricing documentation and reporting for the Group, as well as aiding in its implementation.
  • Working with tax and finance teams within portfolio companies to ensure tax risks and tax compliance are identified and addressed appropriately.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to gather necessary data for tax reporting (including new tax compliance reporting).
  • Participating in international projects such as intra-group restructuring.


  • Approximately 6-8 years of experience in corporate tax and transfer pricing in a large consulting environment or in-house environment.
  • Degree in economy/law and tax or a related field with excellent academic results.
  • Knowledge of IFRS and BEGAAP required. Knowledge of LuxGaap is a plus.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with proficiency in tax and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Team player with proactive attitude, deep sense of ownership and interest for tax.
  • Risk awareness.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • French or Dutch speaking with fluency in the other language and in English required.
  • Open to work 2 days/week in our Luxembourg’s office.


  • Join a c.25-people holding team with great exposure to experienced investment professionals.
  • Competitive compensation package.

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