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Role: manages the tax processes, GL Accounting and Reporting/Systems, Xpend reporting, within the FRA, enabling the execution of quality services.
This role supports having systems, documentation, compliance and reporting in place and supports continuous improvement projects to provide highly effective and efficient end-to-end processes to the Novartis divisions.
Major Accountabilities :
Operational oversight to provide services at expected levels with a clear customer focus, including handling the exceptions. Provides functional guidance to the FRA team members. Interacts proactively within FRA and Divisions to ensure accurate tax accounting and reporting. Resolve all escalated tax issues and disputes. Collaborates with key stakeholders, including tax authorities/auditors Serves as a Subject Matter Expert for related tax policies and processes Act as System Key User and actively initiate and participate in improvements to sustain a highly effective and efficient tax process, and realize cost reduction opportunities including areas to standardize processes to optimize investments made in global ERP/SAP systems and financial services
Proactively challenge the Status Quo, making fact based recommendations
Manage day-to-day activities:Tax:Documents, updates and prepares the drafts of fiscal informative flash reports and/or the internal fiscal procedures issued for changes in fiscal legislation or/and for detailing on certain unclear fiscal aspects related to the day to day business of the company in order to help the management and the other departments of the company understanding the fiscal implications of different aspects of their work and the importance of fulfilling the tax obligations.
Prepares the VAT monthly VAT returns; Lead and manage the VAT- declarations of the entities and reclaim of VAT receivables Lead and manage the foreign VAT declarations as well as the withholding taxes declarations on royalties and financial income/expenses
Supports the FRA Manager/Divisions in analysing the tax provisions in the contracts concluded with the suppliers and the clients in order to minimize any additional tax exposures that may arise;Analysis and monitors the existence of back up documentation for sustaining the treatment of profit tax, VAT, WHT, etc in order to minimize any additional tax exposures and profit of the tax savings that such documents could bring, according to the local legislation, EU legislation and Double Tax Treaties in place;
Prepares the corporate tax computation on a quarterly basis including deferred tax computation
Previous experience in Finance/ Accounting in a multinational company: minimum 7 years;
experienced in an accounting or finance management position either gained as an in-house tax / accounting manager or BIG4
Researching and understanding tax law
Detail oriented ; Very good organization and prioritization skills; Excellent understanding of the end-to-end accounting and reporting processes, under IFRS and RAS ; Customer oriented; Project management exposure; Able to work independently and under tight deadlines; Previous experience with the Internal Controls would be considered a plus ; Very good SAP knowledge; JD Edwards accounting software is a plus; Good people skills ; MS Office package - advanced