Senior Manager - Tax and Regulatory

Job Vision India
  • Mumbai
  • Confidential
  • 8-12 years
  • 16 Oct 2015

  • Finance/ Accounts

  • Management Consulting
Job Description

The Senior Manager role in Tax and Regulatory services is mission critical and requires multi-dimensional capabilities. Senior Managers identify business opportunities within their immediate clients business or across an industry in western region. They are responsible for growing existing accounts and attracting new business. Senior Managers develop a deep understanding of clients business and build lasting relationships with client personnel. They demonstrate technical competence in their product group and industry, understand clients perspective and become the de-facto go-to-person. They are responsible for serving clients and ensuring outstanding quality execution of projects. Senior Managers develop contacts within the business community and serve as ambassadors of Client in the market. Basis their credibility, they are able to attract, develop and retain the best of talent.

Key Responsibilities
Work closely with the clients to review business processes and evaluate compliance requirements and opportunities for improvement
Proactively support to clients by advising on various business transactions as well as assist in structuring the transactions from indirect tax compliance perspective
Represent the firm at various industry and professional forums
Draft replies, appeals and appear or represent before various statutory authorities as well as first level appellate authorities
Decide the strategy for major litigations in co-ordination with the client teams
Evaluate relevant Government policies relating to taxes. Ensure ailment of benefits under those policies in time and keep clients updated on related developments.
Lay down processes for improvement as well as strengthen the practice in the region
Examine any changes in Acts and Tax laws and update the clients on the changes
Ensure maintenance of detailed and up-to-date records and ensure timely response to all the correspondences viz. show cause notices, assessment notices etc. to the statutory authorities
Conduct learning sessions and develop knowledge sharing forums with other functions within the firm as well as with clients
Take charge for implementing the regulatory changes and managing their impact on business.

Desired Profile
8 - 12 + years experience in a related field, preferably in professional services and/or industry.
CA with relevant experience in the tax and regulatory matters and In-depth understanding of Taxation
Experience in leading tax and audit firms or similar consulting organizations
Expertise in tax planning as well as tax compliance with a view to optimizes tax benefits for clients.
Experience in handling compliances for clients pertaining to direct taxes and / or indirect taxes
Excellent project management and client relationship skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office suite applications.
Proven business development skills with exceptional market connect and networking skills.

Key Personal Attributes
Ability to think laterally, showcase business acumen and be well versed in current trends and developments across business & economy
Ability to take independent decisions and guide business in tune with changes in the regulatory environment
Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner. Must work well in a team-oriented environment as well as independently.
Prior management and direct supervisory experience in a team environment required. Demonstrated mentoring and people development skills.
Demonstrates excellent leadership and interpersonal skills. Must be able to maintain a professional demeanor in times of high stress.
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Excellent time management skills. Must have ability to multi-task.
Regular reading habit for updating himself/herself and exhibit high level of confidentiality
Enjoys traveling and meeting new people. Able to travel as required to meet client needs.

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