Leadership Position in Indirect Tax with Leading Law Firm

Leading Law Firm
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  • Location:        Mumbai Share Job:
  • Education:     CA/ LLB
  • Experience:   8-12 years
  • Salary:           Rs. 20 - 25 lakhs
  • Industry:       Strategy /Management Consulting Firms
  • Posted:          9 years ago Apply Now
About Company

This firm is a dynamic, young law firm with a reputation for excellence and results. It is head quartered in Mumbai with a total employee strength of 200 people. It has a large network of offices across India and the support of associates in Europe and US. 

The firm was established in 1978, and is a full service Law Firm offering legal services in wide range of areas of litigation, arbitration, corporate and commercial law, international trade disputes, banking and securities, public infrastructure contracts, civil aviation, labour and service matters, environmental law, intellectual property laws, and WTO law.

Job Description

Advisory Support

  • Advise clients on various Indirect tax matters like applicability of taxes, classification of goods and services, eligibility for special exemption, structuring of business model to rationalize indirect tax cost etc;
  • Projecting financial implications of indirect taxes for their proposed projects/transaction in India;
  • Representation to Ministry of Commerce seeking clarifications on certain SEZ matters; and
  • Assisted clients during Departmental Audits.

Compliance and Other Matters

  • Seeking registrations with tax authorities under Customs, Service Tax, Excise, DGFT and VAT;
  • Handle and overlook team of professionals PAN India compliances for clients under Service Tax - Scope includes validation of data, computation of taxes, preparing tax returns, coordinating with local consultants for tax payment and preparing credit registers;
  • Filing refund/rebate claims for export of services;
  • Setting up SEZ operations
  • Contribute in fortnightly indirect tax alerts and part of budget committee.

Business Development and Growth

  • Create foot prints in Indirect Tax consulting services with existing and new clients.
  • Grow turnover of the firm in Indirect Tax practice to significant size through significant client development and cross selling Indirect Tax consulting services to existing client.

Practice Development

  • Create teams and specialization under Advisory & Compliance teams.
  • Defined core values and standards for Practice