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Sr Tax Staff Manager - Tax Operations

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:00:32 PM
  • 2926489
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Global Operations Asia
Location(s): India; Chennai

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
The team is in charge to provide Tax services to the legal entities operated by the GE affiliates across the Asia countries in contact with the local/regional business controllership teams and the local corporate tax teams. Services scope include filing annual local legal entities Statutory accounts (from Stat filing planning to board meeting and filing to the local regulators including KPMG audit where necessary) and preparing local tax returns (CIT, VAT and other local Taxes).

Essential Responsibilities:
o Provide tax compliance services and be the interface between Business & G.O finance teams, Pudong Center, the remote sites, statutory auditor and external tax advisors regarding: -collection, preparation and analysis of financial data, legal documents and other relevant information required
 for local statutory & tax return filings
 for local tax audits
 under other statutory and/or regulatory rules
• Ensuring accuracy & adequacy of business' tax reporting processes by evaluating relevant policies and procedures
• Overseeing the quarterly tax closing cycles; including accounting for taxes, ETR analysis, quarterly reconciliations, FIN48 reserves computations, STIR, tax settlements and ASC740 activities
• Assist in ad hoc projects, including management of tax audits together with external advisors
• Preparation and booking of tax balance sheets for local tax purposes and deferred tax purposes
• Be a business focal person & maintain a regular rhythm with the businesses/stakeholders
• Lead & train a team of energetic members and keeping them abreast of the latest tax development/issues and changes
• To continuous drive process simplification and standardization across the sub-tax processes and countries
• To develop a digital mindset and embraces technology in improving the processes and productivity

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
• Written and verbal fluency in English
• Minimum of 10 years work experience or in similar capacity in a Global Business / Shared Service Center, MNC or auditing firm in a compliance focus role
• Strong expertise in tax processes, accounting and compliance
• Have working experience in taxation of different countries
• Good communication – proven ability to develop strong professional relationship with external (tax) advisors & statutory auditor
• Strong analytical skills & ability to technically discuss with various stakeholders including business finance & tax leaders, KPMG/auditors/PwC/E&Y where necessary,
• Energetic & have a flexible approach with a strong team spirit
• Effective interpersonal skills and highly professional style when dealing with business clients & various stakeholders
• Comfortable delivering against quantitative and qualitative performance metrics
• Strong tax accounting experience and skills
• Project management skills

Desired Characteristics:
• Knowledgeable of intermediate to advance MS Excel and Access are required skills
• Ability to travel
• Knowledge of tax systems/tools is an advantage

Locations: India; Chennai
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