Manager - Taxation, India

Date: Sep 15, 2023

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana, IN, 500008

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Req ID: 489933

Job Description

IFF is a global leader in food, beverage, health, biosciences and sensorial experiences.

We are now seeking a highly motivated and results driven individual to join our team as Manager – Taxation, India based out of our Hyderabad India office.

Your Focus
As Manager – Taxation, India, you will be responsible to supervise and achieve seamless service delivery of India compliance operations of tax teams operating from Shared Services Center India - Hyderabad across Indirect and Direct Tax Regimes, as well as provide India tax advisory support to the business.

You will manage a team of 8-10 members.

How you will contribute

  • Manager to India based shared service center Tax team, providing mentorship and guidance to the team: 
    • Supervise seamless compliance operations delivery to ensure IFF’s related tax compliance obligations are met.
    • Accountable to define, execute and monitor a wide variety of process KPIs.
    • Review internal controls framework design/execution.
    • Review to ensure fully compliant controlled environment to successfully get through internal/external/departmental audits/assessments.
  • Responsible for IFF related tax filing obligations in India – review tax compliance submissions across corporate income tax returns, GST filings and any other local tax required filings.
  • Review team’s preparation of periodic tax provision for entities in India.
  • Recommend improvements to tax related systems and internal control.
  • Support the progression of local tax audits and tax matters.
  • Provide tax advisory to the business on India tax regulations and impact of any change in legislation.
  • Execute local transfer pricing operations and implement changes to pricing, liaising with stakeholders on TP adjustments.
  • Provide BAPA support including coordinating with overseas tax colleagues for business relevant information.
  • Responsible for Special Economic Zone (SEZ) related matters and explore opportunities with business stakeholders around tax incentive/cash grants.
  • Identify tax risk and ensure compliance with IFF tax governance and risk management frameworks.
  • Be a strong role model of organization’s core values and able to drive the core value culture among team.

Job Requirements

What you will need to be successful

  • Finance or Accounting degree.
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant or CPA.
  • Minimum 10 years of total experience with at least 4 years in a people and process management role.
  • Sound Accounting and Tax Knowledge.
  • Strong Analytical skills and ability to work along with cross country / functional teams.
  • Prior Big 4/India Direct tax compliance experience would be an added advantage and will be given preference.
  • Experience dealing with tax audits/dispute resolution.
  • Drive continuous and long-term improvements in quality and productivity of the team’s delivery.
  • Flexible mindset to foster coordination across cross boarder resources and partnering with multiple tax managers globally.
  • Be a strategic thinker, honest, openminded, transparent and be able to deal with high level of ambiguity. 


IFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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