Manager - Indirect Taxation



Location: Bengaluru


Manager - Indirect 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


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overall management of Indirect Tax Compliance, Planning, Litigation, Partnering with Business, Audit and Assessments, etc.

  • Identify/Suggest alternative solutions strategy to ensure that there is minimal leakage of Indirect taxes

  • Represent the Company before various authorities, prepare replies to SCNs, Appeals, stay applications etc. and to make representations before associations on the related matters.

  • Responsible for Audits, Assessments and Litigation Management including VAT and Service tax for pre-GST period

  • Ensure timely replies to all notices from tax authorities and ability and confidence to deal with senior tax officials.

  • Ensure regular tracking and circulation on judgments, circulars and notifications which are directly / indirectly related to open litigations/ company’s business and create a central repository for the same.

  • Keeping abreast with any changes/ amendments in the Indirect tax laws to ensure that any impact on the group companies is adequately addressed

  • Ensure that all Indirect tax compliances happen accurately and on a timely basis

  • Ensuring Timely filling of GST returns, compliance with GST audits and revenue audits

  • Supervise updates and report the status of assessments, appeals and other verification/enquiries on a regular basis.

  • Act as tax consultant/advisor to various units/divisions within the company to ensure compliance and optimization of tax cost within the legal framework. This would include analysis of the provisions of GST law in this regard.

  • Ensure correct determination of GST liability and its timely deposit with the Government treasury.

  • Assisting on matters relating to SEZ Act and rules and relevant compliances

  • Assist the company in handling pre-GST litigations on VAT / Service Tax Excise / customs issues.

  • Seek opinions and inputs from tax consultants and tax counsels.

  • Assist in handling the tax litigations at various appellate levels like Commissioner (Appeals), Tax Tribunals, State High Courts and Supreme Court of India.

Qualifications and Work Experience:

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant with 5 – 7 years of experience and minimum 4 years of post-qualification work experience in Indirect Taxation.

  • Strong IDT advisory and compliance skills.

  • Specialization in real estate sector with in-depth knowledge of GST, VAT and service tax laws

  • Support the HOD's on financial implications and risks related to key issues & important strategic decisions

  • Fully familiar with Guidelines of ICAI for conducting VAT & GST Audits.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong communication skills, with an ability to express relevant, technical concepts in a clear and concise manner

  • Robust knowledge and experience in Indian corporate tax compliance & Indirect Tax

  • Experience in tax strategy, planning and project management will be advantageous.

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, to manage internal and external relationships

  • Ability to work under tight time constraints and extended hours as required

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

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