Our search assignments mainly relate to placements within the following areas of expertise:

Tax

  • Corporate Tax
  • Financial Services Tax
  • Global Mobility, Wage / Income Tax, Social Insurance
  • Indirect Taxes (VAT, Customs & Trade)
  • International Tax
  • M&A Tax
  • Private Client / Family Offices Tax Services, Business Succession, Inheritance Tax
  • Public Sector Tax, Not For Profit Organizations, Foundations
  • Tax Compliance, Tax CMS, Tax Technology, Tax IT
  • Tax Dispute Resolution, Tax Litigation

Legal

  • Antitrust Law and Competition Law
  • Banking Law, Capital Market Law
  • Construction Law, Real Estate Law
  • Commercial Law / Trade Law, Customs Law
  • Compliance
  • Corporate Law, Contract Law
  • Criminal Law, Legal Defense
  • Dispute Resolution, Litigation and Arbitration
  • Employment Law
  • Energy Law
  • Insolvency Law
  • M&A
  • Patent Law
  • Public Law
  • Regulatory Law
  • Tax Law, Tax Dispute Resolution

Audit, Accounting, Compliance, Corporate Finance, Financial Advisory, M&A

  • Accounting, Controlling, Reporting
  • Audit, Assurance
  • Compliance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Data Protection, IT Security, Cyber Security, Fraud Investigation
  • ICS, Process Optimization
  • M&A / Transaction Services
  • Restructuring, Business Recovery
  • Risk Management, Regulatory Reporting
  • Valuation Services

Search process

Briefing

Week 1
Briefing

Job specification Target list

Week 1–2
Job specification
Target list

Research

Week 2–4
Research

Personal interviews

Week 4–6
Personal interviews

Confidential reports

Week 6–8
Confidential reports

Candidates presentation

Week 8–10
Candidates presentation

Contract negotiations

Week 10–12
Contract negotiations

Continuous reporting

Week 1–12
Continuous reporting

At your request, we will supplement the search and selection process with a HOGAN personality assessment.

This evaluates a candidate’s personality traits (potential, risks, personal values) and helps in assessing how a candidate behaves in the workplace and towards other individuals, which tasks they prefer and to which type of company they are most suited.

References (selected placements)

Tax

  • Big4: Partner Corporate Tax, Partner International Tax, Partner M&A Tax, Partner Financial Services Tax, Partner Real Estate Tax, Partner Indirect Tax / VAT, Partner Transfer Pricing, Partner Tax CMS, Partner Tax Technology, Partner Global Mobility Tax, Director Customs & Trade, Director Transfer Pricing, Senior Manager M&A Tax, Senior Manager International Tax, Senior Manager Indirect Tax / VAT, Senior Manager Real Estate Tax
  • Leading audit and tax consulting firm (Top10 in Germany): Partner International Tax / M&A Tax, Partner Tax CMS, Senior Manager Indirect Taxes / VAT, Senior Manager Corporate Tax / Mid-Cap
  • Leading tax consulting boutique: Associate Partner Corporate Tax
  • Well-known firm of accountants, tax consultants and lawyers: Partner Indirect Taxes / VAT, Partner International Tax, Counsel M&A Tax
  • Leading German tax consultancy: Partner Real Estate Tax
  • Leading international law firm: Senior Associate Corporate Tax, Senior Associate M&A Tax
  • Listed technology company (German MDAX): Global Head of Tax
  • Largest international supplier of transport packaging for fresh products: Global Head of Tax
  • Leading automotive supplier: Global Head of Transfer Pricing
  • Leading international catering company: Global Head of Customs
  • Leading German publisher: Head of Tax Law Division, Head of Tax Law Editorial Office
  • Leading German bank: Head of M&A Tax
  • Leading manufacturer of equipment for forestry, gardening, landscaping and construction: Head of VAT

Legal

  • Multidisciplinary professional services firm: Partner Corporate Law / Business Succession, Partner Public Law, Not For Profit Organizations & Foundations
  • Leading consulting firm (Top10 in Germany): Partner Corporate and Tax Law, Counsel Employment Law
  • Market-leading consulting firm for the energy industry: Counsel Employment Law, Counsel Energy Law, Counsel Corporate Law
  • Well-known firm of accountants, tax consultants and lawyers: Counsel Banking & Capital Markets
  • Medium-sized legal and tax consulting firm: Partner Public Commercial Law
  • Medium-sized law firm: Counsel Insolvency Law
  • Well-known legal boutique: Associate Partner Dispute Resolution, Litigation
  • Listed company (German MDAX): Compliance Officer
  • Leading security technology company: Corporate Counsel Legal Affairs
  • Leading German publisher: Head of Commercial Law Editorial Office
  • Subsidiary of a leading German publisher: Managing Director / Business And Tax Law Seminars
  • Chamber of Commerce: General Manager
  • Renowned German foundation: Managing Director

Audit, Accounting, Compliance, Corporate Finance, Financial Advisory, M&A

  • Medium-sized industrial enterprise: CFO
  • Leading manufacturer of measurement technology: CEO
  • German subsidiary of a well-known consumer goods group: Head of Finance
  • Listed German technology group (DAX30): Director Corporate Finance, Senior Manager Transaction Services
  • Big4: Senior Manager Transaction Services / M&A, Senior Manager Valuation Services, Senior Manager Forensic Services
  • Leading consulting firm (Top10 in Germany): Partner Financial Advisory, Partner Accounting Advisory, Partner Compliance Advisory, Partner Restructuring / Business Recovery
  • Leading audit and tax consulting firm (Top10 in Germany): Partner Audit, Partner Audit & Advisory, Partner International Accounting Advisory (IFRS)
  • Multidisciplinary professional services firm: Partner Audit, Associate Partner IT Audit, Senior Manager Accounting Services
  • Medium-sized professional services firm: Head of Competence Center IFRS
  • Leading German bank: Senior Manager Anti Money Laundering
  • Leading international private equity firm: Head of Real Estate Investments
  • Medium-sized German financial investor: Investment Partner, Investment Manager
  • Listed electronics retailer (German MDAX): Head of M&A

We look forward to hearing from you.