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Senior Tax Manager

Kongsberg Gruppen ASA is looking for a Senior Tax Manager to join Group Tax Function. We need an experienced replacement in our tax function, with primary focus on indirect tax, to provide proactive advice and compliance support for all group entities. 

As Senior Tax Manager you will report to Head of Tax in Kongsberg Gruppen ASA. You will proactively support Business Areas on commercial contracts with regards to flow of goods and services, indirect taxes, withholding tax, and permanent establishment and other transaction related tax issues. You will support Corporate and Business Areas on structuring issues and indirect tax optimization. You will monitor the overall indirect tax compliance and efficiency in the Group, hereunder develop guidelines and controls to reduce the risk, support Business Areas seeking refunds, work on general improvements etc.

Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Develop strong working relationships with business, finance, and tax leadership across the global organization and collaborate on significant tax matters affecting the operations
  • Review commercial contracts and agreements, step plans, and other documentations to ensure tax regulations and that goods, service and cash flows are optimized with regards to indirect taxes and WHT and other transaction taxes and duties
  • Consider permanent establishment exposures, transfer pricing and allocation issues to PEs and/or subsidiaries, and tax credit opportunities
  • Support Corporate and Business areas in indirect tax operations, hereunder compliance issues, provisioning, disclosures, notices, audits, disputes, and settlements; provide strategic support, assist with and lead the development and review of relevant tax audit information requests
  • Proactively work with business to structure operations to promote tax efficiency and mitigate tax risk, develop and maintain global indirect tax policies and processes to help foster a strong control and governance environment within the tax function
  • Identify and review relevant indirect tax filings for completeness and technical accuracy including proper elections, disclosures and adherence to established tax policies and processes
  • Work closely with and manage tax advisers when required



  • Law or master graduate with professional qualifications from a university or similar institution
  • Minimum 8 years' tax experience in a related field, gained either from a top-tier Law Firm, Firm of accountants or from within a multinational group
  • Strong experience in domestic and international VAT and other indirect taxes
  • Experience from and interest in corporate tax and transfer pricing
  • Preferably some experience with commercial contracts and negotiations of tax regulations
  • Good understanding of tax governance, policies and internal controls
  • Knowledge of international taxes and financial accounts in general
  • Strong communications skills

You have good business understanding and good analytical skills. As Senior Tax Manager you need strong communications skills in both Norwegian and English. You have the ability to relate well to people at all levels and to establish networks


We offer:

  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • An international Corporate Culture founded on our four values; determined, innovative, collaborative and reliable
  • A strong development opportunity
  • Competitive salary, Insurance and Pension schemes

Some travelling must be expected