Oversee the monthly tax compliance, viz timely payments, filings of both direct and indirect tax for the Synchrony- India organization including (but not limited to): filing of quarterly TDS returns, service tax returns, Service tax refund claims, periodical WCT/CST/VAT returns etc.
Support & work closely with Tax leader and external consultants for completion of tax assessments, handling appeals, etc., support closing & reporting team on tax audit(under India GAAP); monitor compliance to legal, corporate, fiscal and managerial accounting requirements; oversee the accounting including journalizing transactions, posting and maintaining the integrity of the Accounting/Reporting process.
To align with Synchrony Finance initiatives on accounting policies and to monitor in-country tax developments, including that of Stat. & Tax Policy, TP study.
Support & work closely with FP&A leader on financial planning, forecasting; manage monthly revenue & expense accruals, coordinate billing process; HC reconciliation process (in coordination with HR), ensure monthly reporting packages.
In addition to core tax deliverables, candidate should collaborate with Controllership team on aspects relating to accounting, withholding tax matters/decisions, WHT certificates, including employee tax matters, managing overseas payments, Treasury related activities, STPI filings, FIRC endorsements etc.
Candidate should have around 6 - 8 years of finance/accounting/budgeting & tax experience with a minimum of 3+ years supervisory/leadership experience.
Should be a CA/ICWA or equivalent.
Knowledge of Indian Tax laws. Exposure to International GAAP and Indian Statutory Accounting Standards will be an added advantage.
Knowledge of Indian statutory filing requirements including tax laws.
Strong critical thinking and solid analytical and quantitative capabilities.
High level of organization, strong orientation towards planning and the ability to prioritize tasks