Chartered Accountant (CA) or Lawyer (LLB) with relevant exposures. Primary exposure should be on indirect tax matters. Additional qualification of Company Secretary (CS) would be an added advantage.
The minimum experience shall be 10 years of post qualification experience.
Industry experience relating to the IT Industry or the Electronic Industry would be preferable
Expert knowledge of indirect tax laws relating to VAT/ Entry tax/ Excise/ Customs and basic knowledge of direct tax and transfer pricing is expected. Also the current GST developments and impact of the same on the industry.
The candidate should have experience in appearing/ representing matters before tax and regulatory authorities.
Ensure effective and timely turnaround to the tax and regulatory authorities on the ongoing tax issues in co-ordination with various internal teams and with need based support from external consultants.
The candidate should be familiar with ERP systems, report generating, excel, etc. Also, the candidate should have experience of financial and accounting processes/ procedures
Main duties and responsibilities:
Manage the tax function, primarily indirect tax function with end to end responsibility.
Interact closely with various teams in the Company, outside vendors to provide innovative tax planning, consulting and compliance services in a timely and effective manner with help from the tax consultants.
Ensure handling of issues as much as possible in-house and develop a strong in-house tax expertise that supports the business and its strategy.
Manage end to end and drive the success of multiple engagements in all facets of taxation primarily indirect taxation
Represent the Company before Tax and regulatory authorities and resolve issues expeditiously
Attend professional development and continuing educations sessions on a regular basis and update subject matter expertise.