Manager – Indirect Tax
Gender No Preferences
Job Role Others
Career Level Qualified Professional - Experienced
Functional Area Accounts,Finance,Tax,Audit
Graduation Any Graduation
Post Graduation CAMBA/PGDM
Company Name Novartis
Company Details799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives? We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.
Your responsibilities include but not limited:
•To support the business within a country with complex analysis, reporting, forecasts etc. (typically very large to large revenue) and provide expert advice within a core FSC process/ area/ technology. Ensure the operational conversion of the Finance strategic goals within a dedicated area of the business & supervise the performance and development of a small team of FSC specialists.
•Ensures the integrity, viability, and interoperability of financial reporting processes (Actuals, Budgets and Latest Estimates) and systems, including tax, inventory, corporate controls, and payment and purchasing data.Manage and operate the basic reporting processes for actuals and forecasts to agreed quality and fast close timeline.
•Provide financial accounting services and data in a timely and accurate manner, including fixed assets, cash activities and divestment activities; ensures appropriate information is provided to relevant individuals and external bodies. Manage audit reporting processes and support compliance for various tax related reports (i.e.: VAT, corporate tax, employee tax); provide necessary data to internal and external authorities.
•Manage and automate the provision of routine information to local users from SAP and BW, and perform ‘super user’ responsibilities for Finance and Controlling modules in SAP.
•Supervise the development and maintenance of current reporting systems (SAP, BW, Excel); integrate other requirements and the changing needs of the organization so that processes to report actuals, budgets, latest estimates and mid-range plans are met cost effectively and responsively. Prepares ad-hoc and routine ‘accounting / management’ information and quality financial analysis in order to support global and organization’s requirements. Monitoring pending Assessments (VAT, CST, Commercial Tax and Entry Tax) with State Governments across India and provide help to local consultants wherever required. Drafting and filing Rectification Applications, Appeals against adverse Orders passed by State Governments across India. Monitoring pending Appeals across India and follow up with Quasi-Judicial and Judicial Authorities to conclude the same.
•Compilation of data required to file various GST returns i.e. GSTR 1, GSTR 3B, GSTR 6, ITC-04 etc. across India. Compilation of data required to file GSTR 9 and GSTR 9C across India. Providing documents, information and statements asked by Statutory and Internal Auditors.
•Handling day to day correspondence with Central and State GST Authorities in respect of their queries, Notices, Orders etc. Handling GST Audits across India by compiling data requested by the Auditors and co-ordination with Auditors in respect of the same.
Minimum requirements :
What you’ll bring to the role:
•University level degree in Finance/ MBA or CA desirable.
• 12 – 15 years of experience in Indirect Tax Field (handling of VAT, Commercial Tax, CST Assessments and Appeals. Handling of GST Compliance).
•Preferably know-how and exposure in a Shared Service Center environment. Project management skills with focus on driving performance and productivity.
•Experience of working with cross-functional teams and good communication skills (written and oral) •In-depth knowledge of GST and erstwhile VAT, Commercial Tax, CST and Entry Tax Enactments and Rules made thereunder.
•Appropriate liaising skill to interact with State & Central Government Authorities.