Legal Counsel - Senior Tax Manager/Tax Director

Application day: 25. september

Telenor Group is a leading telecommunications company across the Nordics and Asia with 172 million subscribers and annual sales of around NOK 110 billions (2021). We are committed to responsible business conduct and driven by the ambition of empowering societies. Connectivity has been Telenor's domain for more than 165 years, and our purpose is to connect our customers to what matters most. Telenor is present in 9 countries, has 16 000 employees and is listed at Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker TEL

Application day: 25. september

Workplace: Oslo

Job type: Legal Counsel - Senior Tax Manager/Tax Director

Position: Fast

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Group Tax in Telenor ASA is a highly skilled and professional oriented team with strong competence. Group Tax strives towards pro-active work in managing tax risks in cooperation with and with support from all Business Areas within Telenor Group. Group Tax gives advise in all relevant tax matters including Capital and Legal structuring, reorganisations, M&A activities, Transfer Pricing, tax audits and tax disputes. As a Senior Tax Manager/Tax Director you will report to SVP Head of Group Tax in Telenor ASA.

Group Tax is a part of Group Finance and serves all Telenor companies with strategic and operational support. Group Tax work closely with all business units and local tax teams in the subsidiaries in the Nordics and in Asia.

The objectives and responsibilities of the team includes:

  • Tax risk management for Telenor Group in all relevant countries and regions. Identification, managing and monitoring tax risk and avoid non-compliance. Avoid double taxation

  • Collaborate on strategic initiatives and proactively work with business to structure operations to promote and monitor tax efficiency and mitigate tax risk and establish controls as required

  • Tax advice - Provide advice in all relevant TAX and VAT issues including Corporate Income Tax, cross border transactions, Capital and Legal structuring, reorganisations, M&A activities, product development, international taxation etc

  • Develop strong working relationships with Telenor Group, Group Finance and our advisors

  • Contributing to the tax reporting and tax filing and engaging constructively in dialogue with relevant authorities

  • Handling tax audits, disputes and litigations in the Telenor group in close cooperation with other business units and external advisors

  • Monitor and manage legal changes including OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework Global Tax Reform and initiate required projects

  • Transfer pricing

  • Maintain and enhance global tax policies, control and governance environment within the tax function

Position Qualifications

  • Masters degree in law

  • Minimum 6 years of relevant Tax experience as a lawyer from a top top-tier advisory firm, in-house legal counsel in a multinational group or similar

  • Strong experience and training within domestic and international corporate tax

  • Proactive, analytic and self-driven

  • Good ability to and see the benefit of interdisciplinary collaboration

  • Strong integrity and careful motivation

  • Excellent communications skills, orally and written in Norwegian and English

For the right candidate, Telenor can offer a professionally challenging and independent position in a modern and change-willing group. Telenor has a developing and good working environment. Group tax has skilled and committed colleagues who give a little extra every day and who look forward to having a new colleague in the team. The role is based at Telenor's headquarter at Fornebu, Oslo.

For more information:

Liv Haneberg Lundqvist, SVP Group Tax, tel +47 952 60 435

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