• Location
    • Berlin
  • Date Posted
  • Nov. 16, 2021
  • Function
  • Legal
  • Sector
  • Fintech

Every year millions of people are either filing their taxes in fear or giving up on their tax refund altogether. We’re working on fixing that. Our intuitive app enables anyone, regardless of education or background, to file their taxes with newfound confidence.

Spread across Berlin and Madrid, Team Taxfix is a compassionate group of solution-finders. We speak our minds openly, and with 350+ professionals from 45+ different nationalities, we’re rich in ideas and voices. In five years, we’ve raised over 100 million euros in funding and helped people reclaim more than one billion euros.

Your challenge:

As our Legal working student within the Legal and Compliance team, you will be having a critical role in the team. Reporting to the General Counsel and collaborating with our Legal Counsels, you will work with each member of the legal team on projects across the entire business and get valuable insights and experience in the work both as a in house lawyer and in a startup.

Your responsibilities:

  • Work in critical projects (developing new services, markets, compliance framework, etc.).
  • Research relevant topics in German or foreign jurisdiction, German laws, financial and insurance topics or any topic and challenge that may arise.
  • Take part in contract negotiations.
  • Cross-functional collaboration with several teams across the business in all our markets (Germany, Italy, France and counting).
  • Support on legal or regulatory topics.
  • Support in Compliance work including data protection and data security.

Your profile:

  • Fluent in German and English. Italian, Spanish or French is a plus
  • Studies of laws
  • Strong communication skills / Stakeholder management
  • Good research skills
  • Self confident and independent
  • Challenge mindset
  • Collaborative / team player
  • Enthusiasm for business development

Why Taxfix?

  • A chance to do meaningful, people-centric work with an international team of passionate professionals.
  • Holistic wellbeing with free mental health coaching sessions, yoga, and a discounted membership to Urban Sports Club.
  • Choose to work from home or our modern office when needed—plus healthy drinks and snacks when you do come in.
  • 27 annual vacation days and flexible working hours.
  • Full trust to take ownership of your work in a flat hierarchy where feedback is encouraged and expected.
  • A generous learning budget to support your personal and professional development and guidance from our internal L&D experts.
  • Work from abroad for up to one month every year. Just align with your team, and then enjoy your trip.
  • Plenty of opportunities to socialise as a team. In addition to internal meetups, our international team hosts regular get-togethers—virtually and in person when possible.
  • Free tax declaration filing, of course, through the Taxfix app—and internal support for all personal tax-related questions.
  • Have a four-legged friend in your life? We’re happy to have dogs join us in the office.