Associate Director - Direct Tax with BIG 4

Big 4
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  • Location:        Bengaluru/Bangalore Share Job:
  • Education:     CA
  • Experience:   7-10 years
  • Salary:           Confidential
  • Industry:       Strategy /Management Consulting Firms
  • Posted:          2 years ago Apply Now
About Company

Our client is a network of firms in 157 countries with over 184,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in advisory, tax and regulatory services. They are one of the leading accounting firm globally. Various services provided by the Firm are: Consulting, Deals, Accounting Advisory, Risk Advisory Services, Tax & Regulatory Services, Emerging Markets Centre of Excellence


Job Description

  • Administer all direct tax processes and compliance, including corporate tax, transfer pricing tax, tax financials related certifications, fringe benefit tax, withholding tax and payroll tax work.
  • Lead and coordinate the tax planning and tax management of assignments, with guidance from the Partner and manage risk and independence issues on client engagements.
  • Prepare submissions and attend to assessment and appeal hearings before tax authorities in connection with the above
  • Develop and maintain an effective working relationship with the tax authorities, relevant members of the business and functional teams, other members of the local tax and international tax teams and external service providers.
  • Preparation of Tax GFOs, forecasts, deferred tax charge reporting etc and analysis of key tax drivers
  • Assist with the formation and modification of key tax processes including compliance, related systems and automation of the same
  • Support and provide assurance to the Head of Tax on advisory projects or special projects supporting proposed and/or existing businesses
  • Assist tax partners on proposals and business development calls.
  • Support the tax risk management and assurance process in the Group Tax function
  • Take responsibility for proper tax filing and tax document retention in relation to the direct tax compliance matters
  • Work with external service providers in relation to any of the above, as and when necessary
  • Supervise, train, and mentor associates and interns on tax projects and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews; perform in-charge role as needed.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with clients to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and staff at all levels to perform tax services.

Desired Candidate Profile

  • CA with relevant years of experience in Direct Tax / Taxation
  • An excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral
  • Attention to detail, practical approach to problems, client focused and commercial awareness
  • Motivated and committed to continuously developing technical, commercial and client relationship skills
  • General knowledge of direct tax compliance