Germany, Düsseldorf, Finance Tax Group

Head of Wage and Excise Tax (d/f/m)

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • Lead the team of experts for Wage and Excise Tax and develop for continuous improvement of the team
  • Monitor and coordinate daily work and workflow
  • Support the team in solving complex tax issues
  • Ensure compliance with tax regulations and laws especially with a focus in Germany
  • Initiate the implementation of new legal requirements and automation of processes 
  • Maintain contact with tax authorities and other tax institutions
  • Conduct internal trainings and participating in external working groups
  • Request advice and coordinating external tax advisors
  • Manage german tax audits and tax litigation


  • Excellent university degree in business administration, economics, or law with a focus on Tax Law; German certified tax advisor preferred 
  • Several years of relevant experience in Wage and Excise tax (consulting firm or business with a comparable size to Henkel) 
  • Leadership experience and high social competence
  • Excellent communication skills and teamwork abilities
  • Willingness to learn and implement digital tools to optimize processes 
  • Business fluent German and English language skills (written and spoken)

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 23047081
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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