Job Description

Job Summary

Deliver projects on implementation of Tax tools software applications for Direct Tax (eg LongView Taxware HyperionTax)

Demonstrate ability to understand master data set up in ERP (SAP Oracle) and ensure it to be detailed and tax sensitized

Demonstrate a breadth of experience and a depth of understanding of Finance and corporate tax function processes to deliver large tax function consulting projects

Demonstrate ability to articulate solutions to clients and sustain opinion with sufficient examples expertise

Develop key thought leadership material on Tax function or Tax function transformation projects

Provides offshore or onsite support in projects that run in different geographies and be a part of the extended project team.

Key Responsibilities

The consultant must be able to perform responsibilities across client delivery, thought leadership, capability development and offshore support for onsite project teams

1. Understand and drive conversation with client on Direct Tax provisioning, calculation of Advance Tax and Transfer Pricing related processes and be able to drive key inputs, gaps and opportunities to add value

2. Support Source Data Sensitization and Data Evaluation analysis in ERP (SAP Oracle EBTAX) to enable successful tax function transformation.

3. Support configuration of the tools and applications (LongView Taxware Onesource Hyperion Tax) to meet client requirements as a functional expert

4. Perform current state analysis of tax related processes to articulate solutions and project methodology pertaining to tax function transformation or tax applications relevant to the context in Client conversations

5. Impart strong functional knowledge and guidance of accounting standards IFRS US GAAP

6. Support testing activities functionally, by providing inputs to definie the test scripts to ensure that the functionality changes new requirements gathered are built appropriately

7. Assist in the development of capabilities in the direct taxes space

8. Support and help in business development and marketing activities to grow the direct Tax consulting practice

9.Supervisory role may be a played by a consultant to ensure that the work deliverables executed by his subordinates meet the quality expectations and meets clients expectations

Qualifications

Must be a CA CPA CFA with at least 4 8 years of experience with exposure to major ERP's. Understanding of chart of account structuring, provisioning, calculation and returns filing of corporate tax . Understanding of IFRS US GAAP, Sales & Use tax, VAT, Service tax, Excise & Telecom transaction tax experience or knowledge would be preferred. Experience with toosl like HFM, HP will be preferred

Knowledge Skills Requirements

Should have minimum 4 6 years of work experience preferably all the years in Finance function with experience and skills in direct Tax processes, Financial and Tax reporting

Functional experience in Finance transformation projects across all or any of the phases i.e Plan, design, Build, Test and Deploy, preferably involving implementation of Enabling techonolgy, tools and Software applications

Working knowledge on leading ERP applications, consolidation and tax provisioning tools

Working knowledge on IFRS US GAAP, Char ot Accounts

Soft Skills

Candidate should be self motivated with strong analytical and communication skills

Strong inter personal skills with ability to connect with leadership

Ability to work with geographically dispersed teams

Strong communication and inter personal skills.

Attention to Detail

Integrated Business Perspective with special emphasis on technology enablment

Affinity with large organizations and large projects

Cross Cultural Competence

Industry Experience Any industry

Sourcing Targets Should have worked with the some of the top end consulting companies or 1st tier IT vendors or with captive centres of MNC's in the area of Indirect Tax prefereably with ERP background