Key responsibilities.Manage and develop all aspects of the company's tax process including multiple legal entities .Focussing on both direct and/or indirect taxes .Tax forecasts, controlling and data validation of the reports .Supporting and advising the Company's BUs in tax-related issues .Cooperation with internal and external stakeholders (BU heads, functions, customers, vendors, consultants, and lawyers) to achieve desired outcomes .Dealing with notices, their timely replies, and appeals at various levels, coordinating with consultants to ensure all hearings are well-managed .Taking informed decisions on tax positions in consultation with the Taxation Controller relating to notices and appeals in coordination with consultants and drafting replies post-due approvals. .Ad hoc tasks arising from tax meeting .Provide inventive tax planning and review intricate income tax returns. .Implement opportunities for process improvement in company tax procedures. .Identify tax risks and take actions to mitigate them. .Manage tax provision and compliance process without noncompliance on payment filings or responses on a monthly / each response basis. .Coordinate with tax audits and special tax-related projects. .Responsible for advance tax calculations and depositing the same within the due date for all regional entities. . Proactively studying relevant jurisprudence and changes in law preparing customized representations and advocating change via industry bodies. .Assisting in driving tax technology and adoption in compliance, analytics and risk management. .Preparation and review of Deferred Tax calculations for all entities in the region on a monthly basis. .Monitor legislative and regulatory tax law development and create strategies to capitalize on changes to taxation legislation. .Provide help in minimizing tax risk in regard to acquisitions, mergers, and various other business dealings. .Ensure compliance with laws and regulations.
QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES
.Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India .10 - 12 years post-qualification experience, some of which preferably gained in a large multinational organization, specializing in INDIRECT TAX. .Ability to deal with ambiguity associated with a high-growth environment .Ability to manage multiple stakeholders without issues and without compromising on the goals. . Hands-on yet a strategic thinker .Good knowledge of tax accounting, tax compliance, and relevant laws .Critical thinking and problem-solving skills .Team player .Good time-management skills .Great interpersonal and communication skills