• Indirect Tax Senior Specialist Jobs in Bangalore,India - 23835703

  • Diageo India Pvt Ltd

Job Description:

Position Title Indirect Tax senior (Customs and Excise Duty) Level Purpose The purpose of this role is to ensure that the markets indirect tax processes (including Customs and Excise duty , green tax and other supplementary C&Ex returns) are undertaken accurately, efficiently (utilizing automation) and on time and the surrounding internal control procedures, legislative requirements are strictly adhered to The role will implement and ensure ongoing operation of the Global Indirect Tax processes, controls and automation tools under the new Tax Operating model

Job Dimensions

Scope of role covers preparing, reviewing Customs and Excise Duty , and connected returns This requires interaction with the Indirect Tax Lead, other Indirect Seniors and Analysist, a number of functions including both markets and central functions with a special focus on financial controlling teams, Supply and Source to Pay and Sell to Cash teams

The areas of the business you will support and who you will work with are

Tax Business Partners and Tax Governance team, to ensure that standardised processes and controls are operated, and legislative changes are followed up regularly and embedded in training materials
Global Tax SMEs compliance SMEs, tax business partners on indirect tax related projects, audits and risk management in order to support the business, ensure audits are dealt with effectively and process improvements are implemented
Market FCs and FDs to understand key items on Indirect Tax B/S and P/L, and ensure appropriate knowledge sharing between tax and the business
Global Tax and key stakeholders such as tax authorities/Supply/STC to effectively manage the tax risks for your markets
CARM, GAR and External auditors to ensure tax controls and processes are understood and delivered to meet CARM satisfactory standard and SOX controls under the broader Tax Control Framework
3P providing handling warehouse process or customs clearance on behalf of Diageo

Role is part of Global Tax Role has responsibility for carrying out the Customs and Excise duty compliance preparation and review for the markets under her/his responsibility including the execution of process improvements and managing the C&Ex risk agenda for the relevant markets

Diageo indirect tax charge is 7bn globally You will manage the part connected to your markets/region

Accountabilities What you will be responsible for Ensuring that Customs and Excise duty returns, green tax and connected C&Ex supplementary returns are prepared according to the global standard process and controls, local DTP-s, on time and utilising automation tools where applicable Preparing Customs and Excise duty returns and connected supplementary returns (complex markets) or reviewing those (less complex markets) Supporting the indirect tax analysts to ensure compliance with market specific regulatory requirements and legislative changes Proving information for routine C&Ex and other indirect tax related audit enquiries and projects for your markets under the supervisory of the Customs & Excise Ensuring compliance with market specific regulatory requirements and legislative changes working closely with Indirect Tax Lead and Global SME (Customs and Excise duty) Preparing (and in some cases reviewing) balance sheet reconciliations and ensuring these are done on time and in an internal and external control compliant way Actively managing and coordinating tax document retention for your markets Contributing to the continuous improvement- through establishing a LEAN approach to drive effectiveness and efficiency- of the indirect tax compliance processes Supporting the new controls and KPI report implementation, monitoring the implemented KPI-s, supporting investigation of the root-cause or errors and working with end-to-end processes to improve KPIs Promptly responding to market queries in respect of markets in her/his responsibility and supporting indirect tax leaders, business partners, SME-s in non-routine questions, projects, and during tax audits in her/his competency The Indirect Tax Senior will not have any direct reports, however will actively contribute the annual performance process by providing regular feedback on team members

Qualifications and Experience

The qualifications and experience you will bring

Preferably qualified accountant, lawyer or tax advisor with 2-3 years of experience in C&Ex environment
Experience at an operational level in C&Ex, controls and risk management
Experience with transitions and project management is an advantage
Experience in working with Supply, logistics teams and excise warehouse operators

Skills The skills you will need

Strong process and tax technical understanding at an operational level in C&Ex and connected indirect taxes
Good numerical skills and confident excel usage
Experience with C&Ex SAP module is desirable
Able to work with tight deadlines
Flexibility for adopting to change with positive attitude and relevant experience in change management
Strong communication and influencing skills
[Language skills would be an advantage]
Strong risk management skills, ability to follow-up/flag potential issues

Worker Type


Primary Location

Bangalore Karle Town SEZ

Additional Locations

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry :
  • Taxation
  • Functional Area : Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit
    Role :
  • Salary : As per Industry Standards
    Deadline : 15th Apr 2020

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