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Tax Operations Specialist

Tax Operations Specialist

Job ID 
542608
Location 
IN-MH-Pune
Posted Date 
10-08-2017
Company 
ADCI - Maharashtra
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Amazon.com, Earth’s Most Customer-Centric Company, seeks a Tax Specialist to support the India Tax Team within Finance Operations. This position will primarily support and oversee a variety of business teams on direct tax matters and the ideal candidate will have experience evaluating issues related to e-commerce business. Candidate will manage a team of India tax specialists and also work closely with other members of the global tax department to communicate current and future business plans, obtain cross functional tax subject matter input, and ensure coordination of cross functional tax solutions.

Responsibilities Include
  • Foster strong cross-functional relationships with internal business partners by serving as the FinOps Tax liaison for general inquiries, escalations, communication of project/process initiatives and plans of action
  • Work on tax identity collection, withholding, reporting and other transactional tax obligations
  • Reconcile expense ledger with tax payable, TDS returns preparation and filings to taxing authorities
  • Prepare materials needed for tax provisions at year end and tax audit
  • Payment to nonresidents and it’s tax implications
  • Effectively communicate with both internal and external teams and customers
  • Leverage end-to-end process knowledge, including systems and portals
  • Serve as the FinOps Tax lead on India Tax multi-year project, including collaboration with the core project team, coordination of tax requirements, process generation, etc.
  • Authoring reactive/pro-active blurbs, FAQs, and help documentation
  • Define key metrics and create metrics reports and set up reporting process
  • Provide additional support as needed such as training India Ops team and develop expertise in the team
  • Document management of tax filings and work papers, assist with vendor inquiries, and ad-hoc projects
  • Partner with co-workers to increase productivity by eliminating duplication and coordinating information requirements. Drive process improvement initiatives to reduce manual efforts
  • Effectively resolve and escalate issues, demonstrate a consistent timely track record of delivery.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance
  • Well round knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills, customer-focused, passionate, results-oriented, innovative, a quick-learner, self-motivated, friendly and professional
  • Exemplary relationship-building skills with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to relate processes and associated technical aspects to business partners in straightforward fashion and develop the team on same principles
  • Ability to work independently with limited general supervision, effectively prioritizing competing demands managing multiple projects to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA Finance, Chartered Accountant or equivalent degrees
  • Prior Accounting, Accounts Payable (AP) or working experience in finance department required
  • ERP experience such as Oracle/SAP
  • 3-5 years’ experience in customer/shared service role or working in shared service centers
  • Understanding of SharePoint and SharePoint workflows.
  • Experience in creating and tracking metrics and process SOPs
  • Experience with working with cross functional teams