Manager- Direct Taxation



Location: Bengaluru

Data update as per latest quarterly results. Currently updated as of September 30, 2020 and excludes recently completed Embassy TechVillage Acquisition.

Role Overview

Manager- Direct Taxation

Major Responsibilities

The position holder is responsible for tax matters with a focus on the following responsibilities:


  • Managing corporate taxes compliance including but not limited to various tax filings, transaction related tax analysis and suggesting suitable solutions, TDS returns, transfer pricing documentation and response to tax queries;

  • Representing companies in front of the relevant tax authorities;

  • Manage tax audit and controversy including scheduling and tracking audits, reviewing and providing requested documentation, maintaining audit files, conducting pre-audit analysis and working closely with the Finance and Operations functions as well as with external tax advisors;

  • Manage ongoing tax litigations in close collaboration with advisors and lawyers for entities across locations;

  • Managing the quarterly tax accounting and reporting requirements for closure of accounts as well as tax cash-flow analysis and tax risk assessment; Maintaining tax risk management database and tax reporting trackers and tools;

  • Managing the external tax advisors to effectively manage the related tax risks and provide timely tax advice to the business;

  • Managing the entire restructuring activities including coordinating with consultants and teams in ensuring complete compliances with corporate taxes and ensuring timely compliances with any regulatory authorities for obtaining approvals and post approval compliances.

  • Review and analysis of various transactions in relation to business structuring such as Share Purchase Agreements, Business Purchase Agreements etc. Complete coordination.

  • Providing tax recommendation to transactions/projects (including but not limited to acquisitions, liquidations, reorganizations, capital structures and financing) and working with business and other functions to ensure proper implementation;

  • Maintaining a regular dialogue with key stakeholders to keep up to date with business development and communicating corporate tax developments on a timely basis to the local management;

  • Knowledge of complete SEZ compliances is a required skill set.


  • Strong team player

  • Solid technical and analytical skills.

  • Effectively communicates

  • Ability to be both detailed oriented and able to identify high-level issues;

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work independently;

  • Ability to perform in stressful hours and committed to the role.

  • Creative, yet practical approach, self-starter, and solution oriented.

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant with 5 – 7 years of experience and minimum 4 years of post-qualification work experience in Direct Taxation.
  • Strong DT advisory and compliance skills.
  • Specialization in real estate sector with in-depth knowledge of Dt & SEZ
  • Support the HOD's on financial implications and risks related to key issues & important strategic decisions


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