The Saurer Group, founded in 1853, is a leading, globally active technology company with a focus on machines and components for yarn production. As a company with a long tradition, we have always been an innovation leader. Today, the group is a solution provider for the textile industry consisting of two segments. Spinning Solutions offers high-quality, technologically advanced and customer-specific automated solutions for staple fibre processing from bale to yarn. Saurer Technologies specialises in intelligent and economical twisting and cabling machines for tire cord, carpet, staple fibre, glass filament and industrial yarns, which allow customers to adapt flexibly to dynamic market requirements. Automation Solutions provides textile mills with an array of labour-saving systems. With around 3 300 employees, the Saurer Group, with locations in Switzerland, Germany, France, the UK, Czech Republic, Turkey, Brazil, Mexico, the USA, China, India, Uzbekistan, and Singapore, is well equipped to serve the world's textile centres.

Group Tax Manager (m/w/d)

Job reference 2023-0037


Job description

  • Ensure compliance with local regulations.
  • Responsible for the monthly, quarterly, and annual tax reconciliations, computation and filing of Swiss Federal and Cantonal/local Direct Tax, capital tax and VAT in line with Swiss tax law.
  • Responsible for the correct processing and filing of miscellaneous payments such as securities, dividends, withholding taxes, stamp taxes in relation to company’s business activities.
  • Responsible for international tax compliance in order to maintain an effective structure for dividend payments, i.e. notification procedure, dividend payment application (Form 823B), residence certificate application.
  • Tax accounting for local GAAP and IFRS GAAP, i.e. deferred tax positions computation.
  • Maintain relationship and hold communications with in-charge tax officers.
  • Support the Group Chief of Tax Officer in preparation of group’s TP policies and documentation requirements.
  • Support group restructuring plan from tax perspective.
  • Handle Swiss local tax audit.
  • Support the execution of internal and external reviews and audits.
  • Support international tax planning with the Group Chief of Tax Officer.
  • Close networking with the local organisation, but also close collaboration with Group and BU finance, tax and legal functions in China, Germany, India, etc.    


  • Bachelor's degree or higher degree with    professional certificate in business economics, finance, or taxation 
  • 10 years tax practice in a professional tax firm or multinational group
  • Relevant work experience in a company in the holding and sales industry or production/trade
  • High experience in the use of common Microsoft Office tools 
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Swiss Certified Tax Expert (or similar)
  • Several years of leadership, proven leadership and management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Persuasiveness and very good communication and conflict management skills

Lisa Theelen
Human Resources

Saurer Spinning Solutions GmbH & Co. KG
Carlstraße 60
52531 Uebach-Palenberg