Tax Specialist
Shell
Chennai
10h ago

The Role

Recognized professional qualification and a member of a recognized accounting body with 1-5 years relevant experience in Direct Tax (for India or any other Country) Compliance and reporting or

Bachelors / Masters in Finance degree with more than 5 years of relevant experience in Direct Tax (for India or any other Country) Compliance and reporting.

Experience in Tax reporting, compliance

Working Knowledge of SAP and MS Office

Experience of working in a virtual environment

Good communication, Stakeholder engagement & Analytical skills

Ready to work in shifts based on business requirement

Deliver accurate and timely tax accounting, reporting and compliance activities for various tax jurisdictions Countries including

Quarterly calculation, recording and reporting of tax provisions, commentaries and effective tax rate reconciliation

Annual preparation of draft returns and calculation of liabilities

Payment estimate calculations and processing tax payments

Develop professional working relationships with colleagues within the process and in the interface process across Finance Operations

Operate Direct Tax process controls and report all control incidences

Meet process metrics and implement necessary actions for countries in scope

Update work instructions as and when applicable and also at regular intervals as per Work Instructions policy guidelines

Conduct variance analysis, reasonableness checks and reconciliations for standalone entities

Configure Tax Data Request Template / Tax packs or Global Provisioning Tools and tax return tools

Update local GAAP template, Tax Provisioning Tool master data or local tax calculation tool

Collate information for enquiries from external auditors and authorities

Support change management initiatives and contribute to successful go-live of tax migrations

Identify and implement opportunities to continuously improve processes

Comply to Shell Group records management & Information risk management procedures and manage the working papers and supporting documentation related to the tax returns

Perform SOAR analysis of tax accounts balances and clean up all tax accounts on regular frequencyDimensions : - Business / process responsibilities and metrics :

  • CI responsibilities :
  • Stakeholder management :
  • Experience in Tax reporting, compliance

    Working Knowledge of SAP and MS Office

    Experience of working in a virtual environment

    Good communication, Stakeholder engagement & Analytical skills

    Ready to work in shifts based on business requirement

    The aim of the Shell Business Operations, Chennai is to provide the Group with operational excellence through highlighting and utilizing process improvements and functional efficiencies as well as by leveraging economies of scale.

    Currently, the Chennai centre provides a wide range of finance, accounting and business services to Shell operating companies across several business sectors globally.

    Set up in September 2007, the Chennai centre has grown rapidly and now , in its fourth year of operations , it has crossed the 1600 staff mark.

    The centre is located in the RMZ Millennia Business Park, where the Shell campus is a LEED Platinum building with world class infrastructure.

    The business is expected to grow further over the next two years and infrastructural additions to support this have been planned.

    The main focus in Chennai is on Finance Operations which supports delivery of the global Finance functional plan. There is also a Downstream India’ - Customer Services Team that handles lubricant depot ordering within the country.

    The Shell Business Operations (SBO Team) manages the centre facilities and supports business partners’ operations on site.

    There is a strong focus at SBO on safety & well being of staff and on its three core values : Compliance, Intervention & Respect.

    Please note : We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

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    Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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