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Sr. Specialist, Tax Risk Management



SABIC Global Tax is accountable for the compliance, risk management and optimization of positions for all taxes for all SABIC businesses.

Global Tax comprises about 60 tax professionals based in the SABIC Capital head office in Amsterdam and in the regional hubs. The Tax Risk Management function has three dedicated professionals and this senior position reports to the Director Tax Planning & Risk Management.




In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring, documenting & managing tax risk in all jurisdictions of SABIC operations
  • Monitoring, tracking and controlling SABIC’s global tax compliance requirement.
  • Developing & maintaining SABIC’s tax control framework. Providing regular reports on the global tax positions.
  • Developing & maintaining quarterly Tax Dashboards for SABIC management and a Tax Risk Register for the Statutory Auditor.
  • Working with the Tax Controller to ensure the SABIC accounts correctly report tax risks with relevant documentation. Providing the SABIC Controllership, ERM and Internal Audit teams with relevant details about tax risks to ensure correct representation in SABIC’s risk profile.
  • Providing guidance on tax risks to the Global Tax leadership and senior management.
  • Managing & tracking the tax compliance processes & filing status.




  • Relevant degree, e.g. Tax and/or Tax Accounting, preferably master’s level
  • 10+ years in an international tax and accounting environment
  • Combination of Big 4 and corporate experience preferred
  • Shows initiative and ability to lead, plan & organize
  • Structured, analytical and drives to completion
  • Fluent in English; working knowledge of other languages a plus
  • Strong communicator, with effective influencing skills, a team player
  • At ease at any level of the organization, sensitive to cultural differences




Interested in this position?

Please apply online by sending us your CV and motivation letter in English. Due to data privacy reasons we do not handle any applications sent by email. For additional questions you can contact: Recruiter Ashima Dalal,

Please be informed that a reference check, an employment verification and E-assessment are part of our recruitment process. A Certificate of Good Conduct can be requested depending on the level of the role in our organization and/or function, allowing us to request depending on local regulations. 

Responses from employment agencies will not be considered.



SABIC is a global diversified chemicals company, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. We manufacture on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, making distinctly different kinds of products:  chemicals, commodity and high performance plastics, agri-nutrients and metals. We support our customers by identifying and developing opportunities in key end-use applications such as construction, medical devices, packaging, agri-nutrients, electrical and electronics, transportation and clean energy. Our production in 2020 was 60.8 million metric tons.

We have more than 33,000 employees worldwide and operates in around 50 countries. Fostering innovation and a spirit of ingenuity, we have 9,000+ global patent filings, and significant research resources with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South Asia and North Asia.

In Europe, we have over 6,000 professionals running multiple world-scale production sites and 4 technology and innovation centers. We are present in almost every European country. Major locations within our broad network of innovation, production and marketing are: Teesside (UK), Cartagena (Spain), Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Geleen (the Netherlands), Bergen op Zoom (the Netherlands) and Genk (Belgium).

SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.