Experience in handling core indirect tax matters/ Import Export matters.
Experience in a Big 4 environment or a MNC company in a large manufacturing set up preferred.
In depth knowledge on the Indirect tax matters including Excise, VAT, Sales & Service tax
In depth knowledge on Customs and SEZ matters and experience in handling tax audits by Govt. authorities
Knowledge of Export Import (EXIM) Procedures & Exposure/ Knowledge of Director General of Foreign trade (DGFT) policies & procedures
In depth knowledge of Advance Licensing operations & utilization
Should demonstrate a proven track record of handling complex tax structures / models / issues and successfully implementing tax optimal solutions
Support the operations teams in reviewing the quotes prepared from a tax cost perspective and also suggest alternative models to mitigate tax leakages
Advise on any tax queries that may be raised by the operations team/ Customers
Keeping abreast of the recent developments in law and updating the team on amendments which will impact business - Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interface throughout organization at multiple levels - Coordinate with the various teams internally and provide necessary guidance on the system requirements to enable accurate reporting to statutory authorities - Tax audits / compliance reviews: Manage audits under various indirect tax legislations and work with external advisors to bring them to a closure - Support the teams handling compliance aspects by guiding them through the process wherever required and undertake periodic reviews to ensure accurate reporting - Policy engagement with authorities and industry associations - Manage communication with operational level Customs and other government officials