Global Transport and Logistics
Select country/region

Select country/region


Login Sign up

Job Req Number:  80698
Time Type: Full Time

Tax and Compliance Manager, UK & IE


It takes a special kind of drive to keep the world moving; and due to growth, DSV is looking to recruit. Please see the links* at the bottom the page, to find out more about DSV.

We are seeking a candidate with extensive experience in finance or tax, who possesses strong leadership skills and a deep understanding of tax regulations and compliance requirements. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, and experience with SAP will be essential for success in this role.


Key Tasks 

  • Overseeing tax reporting.
  • Managing statutory obligations.
  • Driving compliance with local and international regulations. 
  • Your expertise will be pivotal in optimising our tax strategies and ensuring accurate financial reporting.


Duties / Responsibilities

  • Oversee the production and completion of all tax returns and declarative statements, ensuring accuracy and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Manage the production and completion of all local GAAP and statutory reporting for the company, maintaining adherence to accounting standards and regulations.
  • Serve as the first point of contact for Statutory Auditors, facilitating audits and providing necessary documentation and support.
  • Take ownership of tax reporting towards Group Finance, including deferred tax calculations and finalisation of DSV tax tools.
  • Act as the contact person for Group Tax regarding tax optimization projects in the UK and Ireland, working under the supervision and leadership of Group Tax.
  • Manage communications with external tax authorities and other public administrations, ensuring timely responses and compliance with inquiries.
  • Lead and develop a team of professionals, providing guidance and support to enhance their skills and performance.
  • Supervise VAT reporting and account reconciliation processes, ensuring accuracy and compliance with VAT regulations.
  • Oversee Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) reporting initiatives, ensuring alignment with company objectives and regulatory requirements.


Skills and Competencies 

  • Over 10 years of experience in finance or tax, with a proven track record of success in managing tax and compliance functions.
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field preferred.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office tools, including PowerPoint and Excel, for data analysis and reporting.
  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP systems, with the ability to navigate financial modules and extract relevant data for reporting purposes.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to interpret complex tax regulations and financial data accurately.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Leadership abilities, with a track record of effectively managing teams and driving performance towards organizational goals.
  • Proactive mindset and ability to work independently, with a focus on problem-solving and continuous improvement.
  • Knowledge of current tax laws and regulations, with a commitment to staying updated on changes and implications for the business.


What can we offer you?

  • Competitive Salary Package and an opportunity to be a part of and grow within a driven and successful company, with a team of 75,000, operating in over 95+ countries.
  • Be part of a company that has strong ambitions and targets for sustainability initiatives, both internally and externally. Please click on link** at the bottom of the page for further details on how DSV is working towards these targets. 
  • Be part of a company that has strong company values, to find out more about DSV, including our Values, click the link at the bottom of the page***.
  • In addition, we can offer access to a selection of employee benefits, such as:
    • Enhanced Annual Leave Entitlement from your start, which increases with length of service.
    • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme for Ultra-Low Emissions Cars
    • Salary Sacrifice Cycle Scheme
    • WeCare App, for support with physical and mental wellbeing, including access to GPs for you and your dependents.
    • LifeWorks app for access to cashback and discounts on high street and online brands.
    • Life Insurance and which includes access to expert probate support.
    • Eyecare Voucher Scheme




We do not accept CV details from Recruitment Agencies unless DSV have engaged directly regarding the role requirements beforehand. If you are a Recruitment Agency, please contact to discuss.

DSV – Global Transport and Logistics

DSV is a dynamic workplace that fosters inclusivity and diversity. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals. When you join DSV, you are working for one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. You’ll join a talented team of approximately 75,000 employees in over 80 countries, working passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services. DSV aspires to lead the way towards a more sustainable future for our industry and are committed to trading on nature’s terms.

We promote collaboration and transparency and strive to attract, motivate and retain talented people in a culture of respect. If you are driven, talented and wish to be part of a progressive and versatile organisation, we’ll support you and your need to achieve your potential and forward your career.

Visit and follow us on LinkedInFacebook and Twitter.


Apply now