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Finance Director - Tax Reporting

Job Category:

BPO / KPO / Shared Services

Job Level:

Executive

Open Date:

11-Jul-2019

Location:

TAGUIG CITY

Close date:

30-Nov-2019

Client Industry:

SHARED SERVICES

Job Description and Qualification:

The Finance Director for Tax and Statutory Compliance will be responsible in leading the Global Service Centre Tax Reporting & Statutory Compliance team, whose main goal is to ensure in scope country statutory and tax compliance specific requirements are delivered on time and in the required quality.   

Specific responsibilities include the preparation and submission of various tax reports, delivery of schedules necessary for the computation of taxes and preparation of tax returns.  For statutory compliance preparation, responsibilities cover submission of reports and schedules in compliance with regulatory requirements including supporting the statutory audit, system of record set-up and corporate secretary requirements.

The role will also oversee the migration of tax reporting and statutory compliance work from other company entities globally into the GSC.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build, lead and develop a Tax Reporting & Statutory Compliance Team that meets the needs of the group, operating in 120 countries across more than 3,000 entities.
  • Deliver the supporting schedules for all the tax reporting, & payment of Direct Tax (Corporate Income Tax), Indirect Tax (VAT and Sales Tax) and Other Taxes (Withholding Tax, Business Permits, Stamp Duties & Property Taxes) for all Legal Entities on time.
  • Deliver the preparation and payment of all tax reporting of Direct (Corporate Income Tax), Indirect (VAT & Sales Tax) and Other Taxes (Withholding Tax, Business Permits & Stamp Duties) (for Philippines only).
  • If statutory compliance is outsourced for specific countries - Manage 3rd party compliance provider (VAT, Corporate Tax, Statutory FS, and Company Secretarial etc.) in order to be compliant with local requirements and also manage effective relationships to optimize professional fees.
  • If statutory compliance is done in-house – prepare all locally required filings.
  • Support accurate and on time statutory reporting.
  • Work closely with all key partners and stakeholders to capture data and deliver required reporting and filing (LSC, Group Finance, Group Tax, Third Party Provider).
  • Support the Tax Audit requirements in all the countries in coordination with the third-party provider or directly with the respective government agencies for North America only.
  • Keep abreast of all the tax law changes in all the countries in coordination with the Tax Director and 3rd parties.
  • Responsible for all the Philippine Centres and Global Service Centre tax assessments and all local regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible to oversee the Data Privacy Compliance of the Global Service Centre.

  • Oversee all the Statutory Audits with his/her Team to provide all the necessary audit requirements in a timely manner to the external auditors including issue resolution, previous year issues and audit findings within the Global Service Centre Team.
  • Build a robust internal control environment to ensure goals are met with the required compliance, quality and timeliness.
  • Drive efficiency by identifying process improvements.
  • Ensure internal reporting requirements to the GSC, Group Tax, and/or Group Finance are defined and delivered
  • Ensure process documentation is complete and up to date.

Position Requirements:

·         At least 10 years’ experience in Tax Reporting & Statutory Compliance preferably with International Operations

·         Preferably 10-15 years of Controllership experience

·         Experience in managing professional teams in a Multinational, Shared Services environment.

·         Experience in managing third parties in relation to statutory compliance

·         At least 10 years in a management or supervisory role

·         Strong technical background in GAAP/Statutory Accounting for Tax Reporting

Salary:

PHP 4M – 5.9M