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Tax Manager M&A

Are you a committed tax professional with strong business acumen and M&A skills? Then we might have the opportunity just for you! We offer an exciting and important tax role in the midst of a global and dynamic company.

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About the role

We are looking for a driven, analytical and structured Tax Manager M&A with great collaboration skill to become part of the Group Tax team. The team is globally responsible for tax within Essity and develops and drives the Tax Function to deliver on our global strategic tax framework.

This position reports to the Tax Director for M&A and Indirect Tax and is located at the Essity head office in the Waterfront Building, just a couple of minutes from Stockholm Central Station. The head office includes the Executive Management and Group Staff Functions such as Finance, Legal Affairs, Strategy & Business Development, Human Resources and Communications. Some 130 specialists work in an international environment where business processes are promoted through the global networks in the 60 countries where Essity is represented.

We’re looking for people who embody our values, aren’t afraid to challenge, innovate, experiment and move at a fast pace. We’re always looking for ways to improve our products and ourselves. If this is you, we’d love to talk.

Key responsibilities

The Tax Manager M&A will be responsible for all tax activities related to M&A and legal structure. You will as such play a pivotal role in the execution of our M&A transactions and legal structure changes, as well as contributing to enable the vision, ambition and strategic objectives of the Tax Function and the Finance Function as a whole.

Lead and perform a wide range of activities in the area of tax M&A and legal structure, all with the focus to ensure compliance, efficiency and value-creation
Develop, implement and enforce relevant Group policies, processes, strategies and priorities for tax M&A and legal structure globally?
Lead and participate in tax and cross functional projects, implementations and integrations, identifying best practices and ensuring proactivity
Oversee risk management in the area of tax M&A and legal structure
Develop and maintain relationships with important internal stakeholders within our business units, global units and group functions, as well as relevant external partners
Manage external resources (consultants, auditors, lawyers etc.) engaged in assistance related to tax M&A and legal structure, and safeguard good cost management in such engagements
Provide expertise and advice on tax issues and questions across business units, global units and group functions


To be successful in the role you should have excellent collaboration skills, be a team player with high integrity and drive, as well as strong self-motivation and enjoy working independently. You should know how to connect multiple dots into a holistic view, draw conclusions and take fact-based strategic decisions. You are able to manage complexity, embrace change and deal with ambiguity, in an often fast-paced environment. Since you will be working with stakeholders at all different levels, you need to be an excellent communicator, both verbally and written, with the ability to put complex and sensitive content into context and convey a clear message. You are proactive, resourceful, organized and have strong prioritization skills.

University degree in Law or equivalent relevant area
Minimum 8 years of experience working with tax, specifically corporate income tax, in a global/multinational context
Strong experience of working with M&A and legal structures
Strong experience of project management
Strong communication and presentation skills in written and spoken English
Ability to travel
If you are up for the challenge and think this sounds like you, apply today! As we will be making ongoing selections, pre-screening interviews might start before the application deadline


At Essity, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose. Collaborative and Caring Culture | Empowerment & Engaged People | Work with Impact and A Powerful Purpose | Individual Learning & Career Growth | Health & Safety Priority | Sustainable Value Together| Innovation| Sustainable Working Life | Total Reward.

Together, we are improving lives, every day.

Working at Essity is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world a healthier, more hygienic and safer place. With impactful innovations coupled with sustainable solutions, we strive to reach more people every year with the necessary and essential solutions for well-being.

About the company

Essity is a leading global hygiene and healthcare company. They are committed to improving the quality of life through high-quality hygiene and healthcare solutions. With sales in over 150 countries under many strong brands, including the global market leaders TENA and Tork, as well as well-known brands such as Jobst, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa.

Essity has its Global Head Offices in Stockholm, Sweden and has approximately 48,000 employees within 94 offices globally. Essity’s sales in 2022 were 156SEKbn.
Essity was listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm (ESSITY AB) in 2017 and reports its financial information in accordance with Swedish accounting principles.
The annual report and further background information on Essity can be located at

Contact Information

In this process Essity cooperates with SJR Executive Search. For further information about this position and the recruitment process, please contact William Lindbom, Talent & Research Consultant, at +46 (0)73?383 55 99, or Anders Dareholt, Senior Consultant, at +46 (0) 70?471 59 09.

As selections and interviews are made on an ongoing basis, please send your application as soon as possible. All applications and personal information are handled with confidentiality and according to GDPR.

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Anders Dareholt


SJR är ett av Sveriges ledande och mest erfarna bolag inom rekrytering och konsultlösningar. Ända sedan starten 1993 har vi varit specialiserade inom såväl personlighetsbedömning som de områden vi rekryterar till, vilket ger oss en unik förmåga att utifrån högt ställda krav matcha rätt kompetens med rätt uppdragsgivare. Vi erbjuder specialistkompetens inom ekonomi och finans, HR och lön, inköp och logistik, IT, juridik och compliance, hållbarhet, kommunikation samt chefspositioner.

SJR är idag cirka 400 medarbetare och verksamma över hela landet med kontor i Stockholm, Göteborg, Malmö, Helsingborg och Uppsala. Koncernen består av moderbolaget Ogunsen AB, som är noterat på First North Stockholm, med dotterbolagen SJR in Sweden AB och Wes AB.

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