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Senior Tax Manager- Indirect tax

Senior Tax Manager- Indirect tax

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ASSPL - Karnataka
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Job Description

Amazon India is seeking a Tax Manager- Indirect Tax to be based in Bengaluru. This position will be responsible for providing will be responsible for overseeing indirect tax matters related to planning opportunities, strategies, operations and policies. The person would provide in-house tax consulting related to the implementation of various business initiatives, including liaising with the various teams and departments in India and the U.S. The ideal candidate will be able to work with a high level of collegiality.


The ideal candidate will focus on the following:
  • Analyzing business transactions and initiatives, partnering with various teams and functioning as an in-house tax advisor
  • Researching advanced Indian indirect tax laws and issues - working with tax authorities and outside advisers as necessary - as part of a global tax team
  • Developing and evaluating Indian indirect tax planning opportunities and strategies
  • Maintaining and communicating knowledge of past, present and potential future Indian indirect tax laws, regulations, rulings, procedures and court decisions
  • Assisting with managing relationships with outside tax consultants and regulatory authorities on an ongoing basis
  • Providing support to the U.S. based accounting team responsible for accounting for corporate and intercompany transactions
  • Providing support to the Indian based accounting team responsible for tax accounting and reconciliations
  • This position interacts with the company’s U.S. and Indian business and support units, so any candidate should be able to work well with cross-functional teams. The candidate must be able to communicate complex indirect tax concepts in ways that are meaningful and useful to non-tax professionals.

Basic Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 14+ years of post qualification experience in Indian corporate and indirect tax, with a public accounting firm, major law firm, and/or in industry, preferably a multinational corporation. The job requires excellent written and oral communication skills and an understanding of Indian indirect tax laws. A general understanding of international tax issues is a plus.

Degree in law or accounting - chartered/cost accountant (or equivalent) or graduate degree in taxation preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of accounting concepts preferred
  • Detail-oriented individual who takes ownership of projects
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of management
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to extract, analyze, and review data and make appropriate recommendations
  • Work effectively in a team environment
  • Hard working, quicker learner with a positive ''can do'' attitude and solid professionalism
  • Partner well with people at all levels within an organization
  • Able to work in a fast paced, informal, and often ambiguous environment
  • Excellent Excel and general computer skills
  • Ability to understand and work with ERP systems