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Tax Compliance Officer - Heerema Marine Contractors

Location: Leiden
Employment: Full-time
Are you challenged by details and accuracy? Would you like to play a central role in tax guidelines and compliance? Join our team in Leiden as Tax Compliance Officer

A unique maritime adventure

At Heerema Marine Contractors, we do something new every day. We operate the world’s largest crane vessels and with them we transport, install and remove offshore structures for the offshore energy markets. Our projects range from installing wind turbines, removing retired offshore oil and gas platforms, and installing platforms up to 50,000 metric tons. By joining us, you will play an important part in our unique maritime adventure.

Your role in the story

As Tax Compliance Officer you will be involved in the tax (reporting) obligations of Heerema Marine Contractors’ international projects. Due to the nature of our business, we continuously move around the globe to execute projects. This results into a dynamic work environment, dealing with different people in the organisation, varied work that requires a high level of responsibility and different approaches. You will gain knowledge and experience in the country specific tax (compliance) aspects of a project. You use your (tax) skills, business insights and financial knowledge to translate Heerema Marine Contractors operating information into tax compliance with indirect taxes, such as VAT/GST or alike, subcontractor’s and non-resident withholding taxes, and other reportings.

What will you be doing?

  • Coordinate/prepare the tax returns and align with Finance, Legal, Treasury, Procurement and Project Management;
  • Inform and assist Project Management regarding relevant documentation on tax requirements and exposures;
  • Implement and instruct tax guidelines, tax compliance procedures, build in tax checks, balances and active monitoring;
  • Support tax audits and reviews by tax authorities in a variety of countries;
  • Act as first point of contact for subcontractors in relation to tax guidelines and documentation requested by Heerema Marine Contractors in respect to their tax compliance status.
  • Most of the colleagues you are dealing with work in de same Leiden office, so there is much potential to unlock your communication skills.

Who will you work with

The Taxation departments consist of ten people with a variety of characters and a hands-on attitude. You will be working in the Tax Compliance team in a group of four. You will work closely with Finance, Legal, Procurement and Project Management 

Is this the job for you?

  • You have a minimum of Bachelor degree preferably in Fiscal economy or Accounting;
  • You have experience in (international) tax compliance; including managing tax reporting requirements, filing tax returns, implementing and instructing tax guidelines, reviewing tax processes and procedures;
  • You have good communication skills in English and Dutch, both spoken and written
  • You have the willingness and flexibility to travel occasionally.

Here is what it takes to be a real Heerema colleague

  • Learning mindset, which means being open to feedback, curious, and eager to learn;
  • Personal leadership which means you are an entrepreneur at heart, have the mindset of a founder and take control of your own work and development.

A unique maritime adventure

At Heerema Marine Contractors, we make the impossible possible offshore. We operate the world’s largest crane vessels and with them we install wind turbines, remove retired offshore oil and gas platforms, and install platforms up to 50,000 metric tons, all while focusing on sustainability and reducing our impact on the planet. Our people have a learning mindset, are curious and take ownership of their own work and development. We would love to welcome you to our community of proud and passionate colleagues! 

Here's why people love working with us

  • Working on innovative and challenging projects;
  • Strong compensation and benefits package, including a bonus system
  • Free access to our in-house gym, including fitness classes;
  • Activities to socialize with colleagues outside your team, such as our Friday-afternoon get together;
  • 30 days off to fully recharge;
  • A modern and easily accessible office in Leiden.

Are you ready to make the impossible possible?

Is this your dream job? Put in your application now!

We are looking forward to hearing from you. We are interested in your CV, but we mainly want to find out more about your ambitions, your personality, and what is your motivation to succeed. So be sure to include a brief cover letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for this position.

So hit the button, apply and make the impossible possible with Heerema. We’d love to meet you!

The application process

The application process will consist of an online assessment, two interviews and contract negotiations. At the end of the process, we will cordially welcome you aboard.


Information and application:


Please send your application for Tax Compliance Officer at Heerema Marine Contractors in Leiden including your CV via our website.

Job posted
18 oktober 2023
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For more information please contact Charlotte Pasma, Recruiter

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