09/05 Prajakta
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Syngenta - Senior Financial Analyst - Indirect Tax Operations (5-7 yrs)

Pune Job Code: 695731

Job Title : Sr Financial Analyst Indirect tax Operations

Job Family : Finance Operations

Functional Area: Finance

Location : GDC, Pune

Purpose :

- Assure Indirect tax Accounting, reporting & Audit / assessment certifications per respective countries regulatory requirements

- Assure correctness, timeliness and proper substantiation of Indirect tax returns and reporting

- Optimize tax costs and facilitate risk mitigation;

- Maintain highly compliant culture through continuous review and improvement of functional process and engagement with internal & external stakeholders

- Managing Third party service providers for compliance, tax advisors etc.

Accountabilities :

Indirect Tax :

Ensure as below :

a. Tax compliance - tax payments, fillings, certifications etc by respective states GST registrations in Country

b. Tax Accounting, Reporting, and litigation reporting

c. Support local Tax Audits and litigations in GST

d. System & Process change management (Policies, guideline, instructions)

e. Ensure effective and sustainable implementation of ICF Controls compliance

- Coordination of 3rd party service providers (Tax Consultants / Auditors etc.) and service delivery management including performance KPIs,

- Support Group Tax in tax optimizations projects,

- Design and ensure existence of required supporting documentation for compliance purposes,

- Effective engagement with key stakeholders including collaboration with Trade Affairs and P&S

- Cyclical sample check of correctness on:

a. Sales and vendor invoices

b. Import & export documentation

c. Self-billing, e-invoicing

d. IC recharges / SIRAF

Region Particularities :

- Specifically for India - Manage tax accounting processes and related compliance & assure adequate fulfilment of external reporting and audit requirements in terms of direct and indirect tax

People Development:

- Develop and maintain high level of Indirect tax compliance capability in the team and promote compliance culture through training and other relevant initiatives.

- Attract, develop and retain the right capabilities in the Indirect tax function and manage employees effectively

Dimensions :

Business Impact:

- Process Scope: India or Regional.

People: Managing sizeable Indirect tax team (e.g. 2 to 3 NFTE).

Geographic Scope:

- Geographic Scope: India

Complexity :

- Medium/high (criticality is linked mainly to compliance issues: example a default on delivering the compliance reporting would lead to a potential loss of the companies operating license).

Experience required for the job :

- 5 to 6 years of relevant experience in a Executive / Asst. Manager role in industry

- Experience with multinational companies in Indirect Taxation function in the areas of Excise, Customs, EXIM, Service Tax, VAT and FTP regulations and compliance

- More preference for GST experience who worked closely into GST implementation and update knowledge of GST LAW.

- Relevant experience and/or qualification for competence in tax and statutory accounting and reporting

- Track record of compliance culture maintenance and enforcement

- Good working knowledge of tax guidelines.

- Good understanding of business end-to-end processes and internal controls necessary to safeguard the Company's assets.

- Ability to effectively function in a complex multi-dimensional matrix organization.

- Strong and effective communication in relation to key stakeholders, including senior managers at the country, territory, region and global levels.

Minimum education and critical- knowledge required for the job:

Qualification i.e. CA/ Graduate in Commerce / with Diploma in Indirect Taxation or EXIM preferred

- Fluent in English

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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