The responsibilities of the ideal candidate will include the following :
Analyzing business transactions and initiatives as it relates to payments and digital initiatives, partnering with various teams and functioning as an in-house tax advisor
Researching Indian GST and other indirect tax issues - working with outside advisers as necessary - as part of a global tax team
Developing and evaluating Indian GST and other indirect tax planning opportunities and strategies
Maintaining and communicating knowledge of past, present and potential future Indian indirect tax laws, regulations, rulings, procedures and court decisions
Continues monitoring of applicability of various state specific regulatory requirement
Assisting with managing relationships with outside tax consultants and regulatory authorities on an ongoing basis
This position interacts with the company’s U.S. and Indian business and support units, so any candidate should be able to work well with cross-
functional teams. The candidate must be able to communicate complex indirect tax concepts in ways that are meaningful and useful to non-tax professionals.
Degree in law or accounting - chartered / cost accountant (or equivalent) or graduate degree in taxation
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 12 years of Indian indirect tax experience with public accounting firm, major law firm, and / or in industry, preferably a multinational corporation.
The job requires excellent written and oral communication skills and an understanding of Indian tax laws, particularly indirect taxes.
Should have worked in a Big 4 accounting firm and should have analytical as well as working knowledge of GST
Understanding of accounting concepts preferred
Detail-oriented individual who takes ownership of projects
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of management
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Able to extract, analyze, and review data and make appropriate recommendations
Work effectively in a team environment
Hard working, quicker learner with a positive ''can do'' attitude and solid professionalism
Partner well with people at all levels within an organization
Able to work in a fast paced, informal, and often ambiguous environment
Excellent Excel and general computer skills
Ability to understand and work with ERP systems