Tax Analyst GBS – Fyffes

Job posted date: 29 May 2024

Fyffes Management Services Ireland

The role of Tax Analyst - GBS will be based in our state-of-the-art facility in Balbriggan, Co. Dublin.  In addition to our Ireland fruit ripening centre, it houses a Group Finance team as well as Fyffes International Unlimited Company, the core contracting and procurement entity for the Fyffes group, for sourcing fruit from Central and South America and shipping it into Europe and several other emerging markets.  The role will offer a fantastic career challenge with excellent career development potential.

Role Description:

Role reporting into the GBS Tax Team Lead-RTR.

Scope of Role

Responsible for supporting and assisting with tax advice and compliance across the Europe entities.

Operational Responsibilities

  • Support and assist the GBS Tax Team Lead in the provision of accurate tax advice to internal partners (e.g., Finance, Legal, HR, Treasury etc) in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Support and assist the GBS Tax Team Lead in the undertaking of reviews of revenue streams and other matters to ensure tax compliance throughout the Group.
  • Support and assist the GBS Tax Team Lead and external advisor in updating Transfer pricing documents, CBC (Country by Country) and CFC reporting.
  • Support and assist the GBS Tax Team Lead with completion of the yearly tax budget and monthly forecasting.
  • Support and assist the GBS Tax Team Lead in completing and submitting the corporation tax computations and other tax returns (iXBRL, 46G) in line with internal and statutory deadlines.
  • Assisting with the preparation of tax provision, group relief and related notes, including audit support, for Sumitomo reporting and annual statutory filings for relevant entities. This will include the posting of related tax journals and preparation of tax accounting disclosures in Group and local financial statements.
  • Support and assist the GBS Tax Team Lead in Withholding tax compliance and reconciliations.
  • Support and assist the GBS Tax Team Lead, as required, with any VAT related queries to ensure the Group is VAT compliant.
  • Support and assist the GBS Tax Team Lead in process improvements within the tax team and assisting with restructuring and ad hoc tax projects.
  • Support and assist the GBS Tax Team Lead in identifying possible non-compliance with internal procedures, processes, and standards and propose/ implement remediation actions.


  • Tax Qualification with one year post qualification experience, within a mid-large multi-national organisation, in a GBS/ SSC structure or for and international Tax/ Audit firm.
  • Tax and/or accounting qualification and/or Degree in Tax or Accounting with strong interest in and affinity with IT and Business processes.
  • Additional tax certification a plus.
  • Full fluency in English, 2nd or 3rd language (German, Dutch, Spanish) would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of SAP S/4 HANA is an advantage but not required.
  • Ability to work independently, productively and as part of a team.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication and presentation skills and ability to liaise with Finance and non-Finance professionals at various levels.
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of functional linkages.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.

Interested candidates should forward a letter of application together with their Curriculum Vitae to


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