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Manager - Indirect Tax - Bangalore

Bangalore Bengaluru Karnataka, Karnataka, India
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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About Us

Nexdigm is an employee-owned, privately held, independentglobal organization that helps companies across geographies meet the needs of adynamic business environment. Our focus on problem-solving, supported by ourmultifunctional expertise enables us to provide customized solutions for ourclients.

We provide integrated, digitally driven solutionsencompassing Business and Professional Services that help companies navigatechallenges across all stages of their life-cycle. Through our direct operationsin the USA, Poland, UAE, and India, we serve a diverse range of clients,spanning multinationals, listed companies, privately-owned companies, andfamily-owned businesses from over 50 countries.

Our multidisciplinary teams serve a wide range ofindustries, with a specific focus on healthcare, food processing, and bankingand financial services. Over the last decade, we have built and leveragedcapabilities across key global markets to provide transnational support tonumerous clients.

From inception, our founders have propagated a culture thatvalues professional standards and personalized service. An emphasis oncollaboration and ethical conduct drives us to serve our clients with integritywhile delivering high quality, innovative results. We act as partners to ourclients, and take a proactive stance in understanding their needs andconstraints, to provide integrated solutions.

Quality at Nexdigm is of utmost importance, and we areISO/ISE 27001 certified for information security and ISO 9001 certified forquality management.

We have been recognized over the years by globalorganizations, like the International Accounting Bulletin and Euro MoneyPublications.

Nexdigm resonates with our plunge into a newparadigm of business; it is our commitment to Think Next .

To know more about us,visit

Job Description

Yourjob responsibilities will include,

Operations â 70 to 75%weightage

  • Leading client fronting indirect tax (GST/Customs/ FTP) engagements (Compliance, Representation, Advisory and Litigation)
  • Scoping
  • Technical and quality reviews
  • On-time delivery
  • Client liaison
  • Expected to be involved in end-to-end reportingfor his/ her client/ region sales, budgets, billing and their growth
  • Involved in preparation of monthly/ quarterlysheets for leadership from overall practice perspective.
  • Expected to assume P&L responsibility forthe defined scope of work
  • Being a consultant/ advisor on erstwhileindirect tax / GST matters to other Nexdigm practices across all locations
  • Risk management from an erstwhile indirect tax/ GST perspective on all Nexdigm engagements across all locations
  • Controlling and managing indirect tax practiceof branch locations, if need be, other than that of home location, (ifrequired)
  • Keeping track of and providing insights onvarious issues related to recent developments in Indirect taxes in India andglobally
  • Can plan and execute various practicedevelopment initiatives (incl. standardizing operating practices, and protocolsfor recurring activities)

Clientsâ accountexpansion and business development: 20-25% weightage

Aligningwith Partners/ sales team to generate leads and take it till order book level.

  • Representing indirect tax team at practicelevel, wherever required, and identifying solutions to be provided to thecommon leads identified
  • Managing and maintaining relationship withclients, other BUâs and internal stake holders
  • Advise and assist clients in forming indirecttax strategies to cover indirect tax exposure
  • Strive to provide new and innovative indirecttax solutions to clients
  • Identifying new opportunities for servingexisting clients
  • Targeting and obtaining work from potentialclients
  • Development of the Practice and promotion ofthe Nexdigm brand name - articles in publications, regular update managementfor clients, speaker at seminars, etc.
  • Managing current and developing newrelationships and alliances covering but not limited to Trade bodies, Nexianetwork firms, Law Firms, Technology alliances and other similar organizations
  • Achieving assigned number KPIs pertaining to:
  • Lead generation
  • Sales closure combining IDT technical knowledgeand commercial skills
  • Client mining and account expansion
  • Product campaigns in relation to IDT productsincluding tax technology products
  • Reporting and maintaining the MIS from practiceand sales perspective and updating the leadership on the progress achieved.

Leading people anddevelopment: 5-10% weightage

  • Building and managing a team includingrecruitment, appraisals, developing training material, providing training toteam members, and technically guiding the teams in completing their assigneddeliverables
  • Review of efficient and effective planning, selectionand team management of all resources throughout the year including temporaryresource redeployment within team/ with other departments,
  • Building of team morale and motivate people inthe team and firm, and retention of existing employees
  • Address issues at emotional / infrastructurallevel at work being faced by teams, take responsibility for team building andmotivation of teams
  • Identifying training needs of teams and assistin skill building where deficiencies identified,
  • Ensure on-boarding and process training happensfor new employees
  • Perform timely appraisal and provide balancebetween firm and employee aspirations
  • Develop subordinates for the next levels


  • ServiceOrientation â Should be aware of both - the internal as well as externalcustomers and their needs; and is committed to meeting the customersâ evolving,long-term needs â the focus is on SERVICE
  • ResultOrientation â Should be able to direct efforts towards developing andimplementing realistic action plans to meet business objectives; with a senseof urgency â the focus is on achieving RESULTS
  • Initiative âOnemust not only understand and accept the responsibilities towards his/her job;but also proactively works towards identifying challenges and its resolution âthe focus is on seeking SOLUTIONS
  • Professionalismâ Shouldhave in-depth knowledge of all functions and displays not only requiredskill-set, but also ethics and integrity while conducting the job â the focusis on PROFESSIONALISM
  • Cooperationâ Onemust ensure completion of all tasks at hand and simultaneously extends supportto team members and displays joint ownership towards achieving businessobjectives â the focus is on TEAMWORK
  • Communication/Feedbackâ Shouldbelieve in providing feedback to other associates and receiving feedbacks toenhance performance, thereby meeting business objectives â the focus is on OPENCOMMUNICATIO

Other Benefits

  • MedicalInsurance (self-coverage): IncludesGroup Mediclaim policy and Group Personal Accident Policy.
  • Long TermInvestment & EngagementPlan: This is an employee incentive plan introduced to encourage, reward,and incentivize eligible employees towards long-term engagement, to optimize theirperformance and enable them to partake in the growth of the Organization andfurther its best interests.
  • Transportationsupport: Bus facility (where available)is allocated to you based on your requirement and availability of seats.
  • Focus onindividual career growth: via careeraspirations discussions, rewards & recognition, long service awards.
  • CareerEnhancement programs through ContinuousLearning, Upskilling, and Training.
  • Focus onHolistic Well-being: The WellnessCorner: Access to a mobile application that provides expert guidance onphysical, emotional, and mental well-being to you and your immediate familymembers.
  • SupportMechanisms: Various support mechanisms likebuddy program for new joiners, childcare facilities for new mothers etc. aremade available for our Associates.
  • HealthCheck-up Camp: Access to a mobileapplication that provides expert guidance on physical, emotional, and mentalwell-being to you and your immediate family members.

Working Model:Work-from-office

Desired Candidate Profile

  • Chartered Accountant / Lawyer with 5 - 7 yearsexperience in indirect tax out of which at least 80% should be from servingclients in West region:
  • Specialist knowledge of Goods and Services Tax,erstwhile indirect tax laws
  • Experience of Customs legislation and ForeignTrade Policy
  • Basic work experienced in Foreign TradeAgreements
  • Experience should be in compliance,representation, advisory and adequate litigation exposure
  • In depth indirect taxation exposure in fewsectors like (Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Information Technology, FMCG, SME,BFSI, manufacturing etc.)
  • The candidate should have or handled aportfolio of approximately 2 crores and should have strong presence in West.
  • Experience of advisory and compliance withrespect to Special Economic Zones (SEZ)
  • Experience of independently handling GSTimplementation projects for clients from planning phase to execution anddelivery
  • Experience of liaising with governmentofficials and building rapport with officials
  • Should have been in a client facing role
  • Supervisory / leadership experience of at least4 years
  • Manager (or at least a DM / AM) in a Big 4 orPartner / Principal in a mid-sized firm (of more than 4 partners)
  • Excellent written and spoken communicationskills including legal / technical drafting
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • Should have a passionfor the subject


Your interaction with us will include,but not be limited to,

  • Technical/ HR Interviews
  • Technical/ Behavioral Assessments

Finally, our people are our most valuable asset; if you agree with us onthis, we would love to meet you!
Skills: Indirect Tax, Manufacturing, Risk Management, Cooperation, Billing, Passion, Automotive, Bfsi, government officials , Interpersonal Skills, Pharmaceutical, Business Development, Leadership, Motivation, Ftp, Service Orientation, client facing , Supervisory, Customs, Training, practice development , foreign trade policy , Liaising, Sales, account expansion , Advisory, Gst, Team Management, Legal Drafting, Fmcg, Lawyer, Feedback, Alliances, Budgets, Information Technology, Lead Generation, Team Building, Professionalism, Litigation, Appraisal, Communication, Compliance, Relationship Management, Sme

Experience: 5.00-7.00 Years

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