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What you need to know about the job
As the hands-on lead for tax technologies, you will be the go-to person for everything related to tax technologies - both Indirect and direct tax.
Primary responsibility is to provide technical and functional leadership for innovation programs and operational activities.
Depending on the nature of the requirement, the lead is required to utilize an effective mix of technical skills, business analysis skills, project management / coordination skills and overall leadership skills to drive the most optimal solution to meet the business needs.
Drive the assessment of technology needs for HPE global tax IT, evaluate internal or external options and provide the most optimal solutions to meet the needs of the tax business.
Operations in all major geographies - AMS, EMEA and APJ.
Perform the role of the technical lead for tax systems and drive / review / approve all design decisions. Set up internal tax IT team for success with clarity of thought and best-in-class solutions.
Collaborate with the business team and outsourced service providers to support key tax technology platforms including but not limited to TR ONESOURCE, Taxware, Global Next, etc.
Support the business processes around internal and third party tools used for tax audits and statutory requirements.
End-to-end ownership for implementation of new capabilities / process improvements for tax technologies, provide training to the global tax business to support the adoption of new capabilities
Oversee system administration duties for all tax software. Additionally, ensure tax systems are compliant with company policy and regulatory requirements.
Drive the work of one or more system integrators on strategic projects, new capability development and operations support.
Provide metrics to IT management on milestones and status updates.
Build strong relationships with internal business customers, vendors (Thomson Reuters, SAP) and third party solution providers and drive the alignment of system solutions to the changing business requirements
Stay current with new tax technologies and ensure the alignment of tax tools with the business strategy
Manage direct tax solution in SAP ECC and S / 4 HANA systems
Own tax technology alignment with upstream businesses sales, procurement, finance - across technologies
A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field
Ten plus years of hands-on, technical and functional experience in tax technologies, especially TR ONESOURCE, Global Next, SAP Tax configurations, SAP module integrations (SD, MM, FI, IC, etc)
Extensive experience with one or more Transaction Tax Engine ( ONESOURCE IDT / Sabrix / Taxware)
Solid background in integration of external tax engines with SAP ECC / SAP S / 4 HANA / SAP Ariba
Solid troubleshooting and debugging skills, with the ability to review and direct the work of outsourced service providers
Extensive experience as a technical / team lead in the configuration of the tax engine and SAP, having directed the work of medium to large size teams
Working knowledge of tax statutory reporting tools - especially in EMEA and LATAM is a big plus
Solid background in developing solutions using waterfall and agile methodologies, good background with managing project / team deliveries
Self-motivated and an enthusiastic team player, with the ability to leverage internal and external resources to provide timely resolution to system issues
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, adept at providing succinct updates to executive leadership
HPE is an equal opportunity employer / Female / Minority / Individual with Disabilities / Protected Veteran Status