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Manager - Indirect Tax

Mumbai Mumbai Maharashtra, Maharashtra, India
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 6, 2024

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Job Description :
Position Name: Manager - Indirect Tax - RTM West
Level: L5B
Reports to : General Manager, Indirect Taxation
PURPOSE OF THE ROLE : This position is responsible for the Company's indirect tax compliance, tax planning and accounting for various indirect taxes for West region. S/He works with businesses, service providers, and other tax professionals in carrying out his or her responsibilities. He or she will work with regional financial controller within the Company and third party service providers. This position will also be COE for customs matter. Note: indirect tax for alcohol is 'state subject' and deals with 25 states. GST is overlay and not alternate to earlier tax regime for AlcoBev.

- 04-05 years' experience in indirect taxes profile in consulting and industry
- audit experience during article ship
Knowledge & skills:
- Technical knowledge of Customs, GST, State VAT, State excise Acts
- Execution excellence
- Influence and engage - Relationship Building & Interpersonal Awareness
- Exposure to complex business environments
- Experience of working in a matrix organization
- Risk management and controls, budgeting, financial analysis
*Group and local financial reporting
*Worked extensively with tax counsels and consulting firms
Best suited for someone who
- Has a strong commercial focus
- Has strong ability to influence key stakeholders
- Can anticipate issues or risks and "see around the corner
- Can identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks
- Has ability to identify opportunities for efficiency, cost reduction and continuous improvement
- Likes to resolve tax disputes
1 Business partnering (West Region)
- Advising business on indirect tax implications for various contracts entered and reorganizations
- Acting as first point of contact for business for issues related to Customs
- Identifying productivity initiatives and optimizing indirect tax costs
- Exploring opportunities for advance authorisations/ Rodtep/FTWZ etc.
- Ensuring refund of indirect tax thru leveraging various schemes under central and state Acts
- Trusted partner to business including supply finance / commercial finance teams
2 Indirect tax Compliances, process excellence and audits (West region)

- Strengthening indirect tax processes including leveraging technology to automate
- Managing various audit/litigations and protecting tax positions including filing of appeals
- Working towards technology solution to achieve C/ F Forms automation
- Managing statutory audits / GST audits including PPR analysis of risks and preparation of various schedules
- Ensure that robust contingency, risk management, and business continuity plans are in place
3 Disputes management and resolution, advisor (West region)
- Protecting tax positions taken before appellate authorities
- Evaluating amnesty schemes to resolve disputes
- Working closely with tax counsels and advisors
- Working papers and advises to support the risk analysis of the matters in dispute
- Advisor to business for West region matters
Diversity statement
Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo's purpose of "celebrating life every day everywhere". This purpose is, in itself, inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity.
We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills, and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.
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RPC Mumbai
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With over 200 brands sold in more than 180 countries, we're the world's leading premium drinks company. Every day, over 30,000 talented people come together at Diageo to create the magic behind our much-loved brands. From iconic names to innovative newcomers - the brands we're building are rooted in culture and local communities. Our ambition is to be one of the best performing, most trusted and most respected consumer products companies in the world.
Our founders, such as Arthur Guinness, John Walker, and Charles Tanqueray, were visionary entrepreneurs whose brilliant minds helped shape the alcohol industry. And through our people, their legacy lives on. Join us, and you'll collaborate with talented people from all corners of the world. Together, you'll innovate and push boundaries, shaping a more inclusive and sustainable future that we can all be proud of.
With diversity at our core, we celebrate our people's unique passions, commitments and specialist skills. Because when varied voices, mindsets, and personalities come together, great ideas are born. In our supportive culture, your voice will be heard and you'll be empowered to be you. Just bring your ambition, curiosity and ideas, and we'll celebrate your work and help you reach your fullest potential.
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