Head Taxation: Global Logistics Giant
Michael Page International Recruitment Pvt Ltd
Mumbai Suburban
8d ago

Critical function with unparallelled span of control

Be a pivotal part of a transformation journey of a complex, fast paced business

About Our Client

Our client is one of the top five players in Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain and facilities management services globally with offices across all major countries and head office in India in the Mumbai Suburban region.

With an annual turnover of more than INR 10,000 cr in India and immense complexity our client is poised for a change in strategy which will increase the importance of taxation as a function both from from a strategic business perspective as well as on the litigative front.

Job Description

As Head - Taxation you will report to the Chief Financial Officer and be responsible for :

  • Leading a team of 20+ qualified Chartered Accountants in providing strategic inputs, guidance and reports for all tax matters, including tax audit, timely and accurate payment of advance taxes, cross border transfer pricing issues
  • Advising management on any changes in corporate tax laws (Income Tax, Wealth Tax, Fringe Benefit Tax, Excise Duty, Service Tax, Customs, TDS etc for their compliance
  • Liaising with government authorities and tax consultants to facilitate operations by smooth tax management
  • Ensuring correct reporting of tax charges and assets / liabilities in the company's financial statements
  • Providing strategic direction to ensure effective tax planning to keep the ETR as per statutory tax rate
  • Ensuring all direct and indirect compliances on monthly, quarterly, half yearly and annual basis with less than 0.5% defaults
  • Ensuring upgradation and continuous improvement of reporting processes in order to ensure efficient tax compliances under direct and indirect tax laws
  • Ensuring minimum litigation by timely dispute resolution and up to date completion if assessment, appeals, refunds and submissions
  • Developing in-house expertise in order to minimize the need for outside consultants
  • The Successful Applicant

    As a successful Head - Taxation applicant you are a Chartered Accountant with 20 years of post qualification experience.

    You possess at least 10 years of experience in a manufacturing industry You are a taxation specialist having a rich experience of indirect tax and a solid experience in direct tax.

    You are a specialist in planning and strategizing for reducing overall tax liability. You are excellent at stakeholder management, both on a local as well as international level and are excellent at consensus building.

    Ideally, you hail from the Muimbai suburban region, however location will not be a deterrant.

    What's on Offer

  • Aggressive growth environment with a strong focus on transformation
  • Opportunity to handle large volumes with high business complexity
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