As Senior Manager for Indirect Tax you will have an opportunity to hold a leadership role with a significant global Pharmaceutical, biotechnology, generic and medical device organisation at their Global Finance Center, gaining comprehensive experience across a wide range of Indirect tax opportunities. You will play a key role in driving tax efficient business decisions, working closely with key stakeholders in the business, including Commercial teams, Group Finance as well as the wider Tax Team.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for Indirect Tax Strategy including assessing compliance processes, considering relevant tools/automation and identifying impact of new indirect taxes (e.g. carbon taxes; plastic tax)
Manage European VAT, ESG, Packaging and other indirect related tax compliance, including returns/payments and general reporting
Liaise with external tax advisors, on new global legislations or applicable thresholds
Drive best practice for Indirect Tax processes across the Group
Identifying and remediate VAT risks and opportunities including advising the business on the indirect tax implications of the same
Provide leadership in management of Indirect tax audits, both internal and external
Provide indirect tax support and advice to the business including customer invoice and taxability support, customer and vendor contract review, withholding tax certification, customer exemption certificate advice, and ERP support
Project lead with IT & various stakeholders on maintenance & governance of product master data for tax purposes
Support the review and process of tax journal entries prepared by accounting team, as well as, tax balance sheet account reconciliations for applicable accounts and ensure accounts are reconciled timely and reconciling items are resolved timely
Manage relationships with outside consultants
Maintain Indirect tax compliance tracker showing status of tax returns and payments across the company
Support the implementation of local tax planning opportunities (tax incentives etc.) where needed
Drive operational excellence across core activities and provide operational insight, including implementation of process efficiency and technology initiatives
Lead and mentor a small team to develop our Indirect expertise
Focus on talent development
Other duties as assigned
Professional Tax/Accountancy Qualification
Minimum 8+ years of PQE indirect tax experience
Multinational tax experience
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Effective communicator with strong analytical skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities and work independently.
Big 4 experience an advantage
Experience with tax audits an advantage
Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time.
For more information, please apply through the link provided for the attention of Stefan Ion or call Osborne Recruitment on 041 986 5058.
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