• Tax Operations Specialist

    Location IN-MH-Pune
    Posted Date 9 months ago(08-06-2018 0:42)
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  • Job Description

    Level 4 – Global Tax Specialist

    Amazon.com, Earth’s Most Customer-centric Company, seeks a Tax Operations Specialist to join the Global Tax Team. The ideal candidate needs to be customer focused, self-motivated, friendly and professional. Tax Ops Specialist is responsible for ensuring tax documentation is in order; understand the withholding tax requirements and ensuring timely reporting to the tax authorities. Additionally, able to answer tax-related questions by email, own the resolution of business customers’ issues, and when necessary, and can exercise good judgement to escalate issues upward throughout the organization.

    Responsibilities Include
    • Foster strong cross-functional relationships with internal business partners by serving as the Tax liaison for general inquiries, communication of project/process initiatives and plans of action.
    • Work on tax identity collection, withholding, reporting and other transaction tax obligations.
    • Reconcile expense ledger with tax payable, withholding preparation and reporting to taxing authorities
    • 1099K, 1099 Misc., 1042s reconciliation and filing.
    • Prepare materials needed for tax provisions at year-end and tax audit.
    • Timely remittances to the tax authorities and accurate reporting of withholding taxes.
    • Effectively communicate with both internal and external teams and customers
    • Leverage end-to-end process knowledge, including systems and portals
    • Serve as the Tax Ops lead on global 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 global tax ops team and develop expertise in the team
    • Collaborate 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 excellent record of delivery.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Business Process Management with 3 to 5 years of experience in global finance operations
    • Working knowledge of the US tax laws, withholding requirements, 1099 and 1042S reporting requirements. 1042s reconciliation and filing
    • Reconcile expense ledger with tax payable, tax returns preparation and filings to taxing authorities
    • Prepare materials needed for tax provisions at year end and tax audit
    • 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
    • Ability to work independently with limited general supervision, effectively prioritizing competing demands managing multiple projects to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Flexible to work varied shifts
    • Well round knowledge of MS Office Suite

    Preferred Qualifications

    • MBA Finance or equivalent degrees
    • Experience of managing a team would be an advantage especially working in or with a finance department
    • ERP experience such as Oracle/SAP. 3-5 years’ experience in customer/shared service roles
    • Customer focused, friendly and detailed oriented individual
    • Professional demeanor, resourcefulness, flexibility, and self-motivation
    • Ability to maintain a positive attitude in high stress/fast paced work environment
    • Understanding of SharePoint and SharePoint workflows
    • Experience in creating and tracking metrics and process SOPs
    • Experience with working with cross functional teams
    • Ability to demonstrate empathy for customers issues and problems
    • Team player, reliable and dependable
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