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CA Exp (1-2 yrs) at PwC - Kolkata as Associate - Indirect Tax

RequirementAssociate - Indirect Tax - 5520/[2014]
Openings1Experience1.00 to 2.00 years
SkillsKnowledge of Indirect tax and should be able to read Bengali

Job Description

Job Profile:
PwC’s Indirect Tax Practice provides comprehensive advice and assistance on CENVAT Customs (Central Excise), Service Tax, VAT / CST, Foreign Trade Policy, Cross border supply chains and anti dumping duties, etc.. Our Services include the following:

· Advice on classification, valuation, applicability of taxes on transactions and admissibility to tax benefits/exemptions
· Opinions on other indirect tax issues
· Providing innovative but rigorous tax planning ideas

Indirect Tax Reviews / Health Checks /Due Diligence Reviews
· Undertaking comprehensive reviews of business operations to identify tax planning opportunities as well as compliance gaps
· Conducting detailed indirect tax due diligence reviews (buy side / sell side)
Compliance Support and Outsourcing
· Indirect tax compliance support / outsourcing on an all India basis
· Preparation of customised compliance manuals on all indirect taxes
· Provision of complete support for customs SVB proceedings
Litigation support
· Drafting replies to notices and Drafting appeals and submissions
· Appearances and arguments before adjudication and appellate authorities up to the Tribunal
· Appearance and arguments before anti-dumping authorities
· Briefing Senior Counsel for appearance before High Court & Supreme Court
· We also provide for Strategic Consulting, Trade Facilitation and Representation services

Essential Skills:
· Expert knowledge of all facets of indirect tax laws and basic knowledge of direct tax and transfer pricing is expected. Also the current GST developments and impact of the same on the industry
· Excel, presentation and report writing skills are extremely important
· Good communication and interpersonal skills
· Should have experience in appearing / representing matters before tax and regulatory authorities

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CA Exp(1-3 yrs) required at Shell as Governance & Compliance Senior Analyst


Auto req ID11095BR
Job TitleGovernance & Compliance Senior Analyst
Country of Work LocationIndia
Company DescriptionThe aim of the Shell Business Operations, Chennai is to provide the Group with operational excellence through highlighting and utilizing process improvements and functional efficiencies as well as by leveraging economies of scale. Currently, the Chennai centre provides a wide range of finance, accounting and business services to Shell operating companies across several business sectors globally.
Set up in September 2007, the Chennai centre has grown rapidly and now , in its fourth year of operations , it has crossed the 1600 staff mark. The centre is located in the  RMZ Millennia Business Park, where the Shell campus is a LEED Platinum building with world class infrastructure. The business is expected to grow further over the next two years and infrastructural additions to support this have been planned.
The main focus in Chennai is on Finance Operations which supports delivery of the global Finance functional plan. There is also a ‘Downstream India’ - Customer Services Team that handles lubricant depot ordering within the country. The Shell Business Operations (SBO Team) manages the centre facilities and supports business partners’ operations on site. There is a strong focus at SBO on safety & well being of staff and on its three core values: Compliance, Intervention & Respect.
Job DescriptionThe Ethics Compliance & Governance team has four pillars, and this role is primarily to handle incident management activities in line with Shell's control framework and in compliance with requisite group guidelines. However, staff can be moved between pillars based on requirements.

Responsibilities - Incident Management Pillar:

  • Assist in all governance and financial assurance activities within areas of responsibility. Ensure appropriate financial governance, assurance and risk management processes are in place.
  • Support the Ethics Compliance and Governance (ECG) Manager in managing the Compliance Control Incidents (CCI) reporting, investigation and remediation process for the Centre, mainly through providing quality assurance on the process, reviewing CCI materials prepared by other team members and keeping process consistent with corporate guidelines.
  • Lead the review of selected CCIs & Root Cause Analysis (RCA) through monitoring, support and assuring quality during investigation, providing trainings and suggestions for process improvement.
  • Additionally, participate in regular monitoring, completion and maintaining of CCI tools and performing supportive role for other team members (e.g. Keeping timeframe, preparing training materials etc.)
  • Provide training, presentation or cascades on governance and compliance process/ matters.
Responsibilities - Other Pillars:
  • Managing the Manual of Authorities for the Finance Operations and provide support to address the queries from Finance Operations (FO) staff timely.
  • Support the FO lead Focal point for Fountain – Actions tracking. Ensure the audit actions and Group reportable actions are loaded into the tool timely and actions are followed up for proper and timely closure, in line with Fountain procedures.
  • Supports all governance and financial assurance activities within areas of responsibility and ensure appropriate governance, assurance and risk management processes are put in place.
  • Support execution and management Code of Conduct (Ethics and Compliance) assurance and investigations work as required by Compliance Officer.
  • Perform review of Manage Handover process in the centre
  • Provide training /presentation on governance and compliance process including onboarding
  • Perform risk assessments whenever required covering the code of conduct and other related areas for the centre.
  • Ensure other activities assigned from time to time are carried out at the expected level and delivered properly and timely
Special Challenges
  • Provide sound assurance, controls and risk management advice, which is fit for purpose and achieves sound balance of risk versus control.
  • Analyse root causes for incidents with process teams and ensure the root causes are fixed when incidents occur.
  • Actively participate in global and local projects and initiatives in all their phases – from planning, performing and coordination up to reporting the outcome.
  • Well developed inter-personal skills, enthusiastic& strong team player. Ability to speak up and influence stakeholders who may be more senior.
  • Chartered Accountant (CA/CPA) with 1- 3 years of post qualification experience or CA Inter/Post Graduate with 4-7 years of experience in Finance / Internal Controls/Audit in a reputed medium to large corporate or Big 4 audit firm
  • Knowledge of risk and control frameworks is essential.
  • Experience of applying the COSO model to Risk and Controls Frameworks and Sox 404 experience is an added advantage.
  • Business process reengineering experience an advantage as is experience of operating in both a multi dimensional and change management environment.
  • IT literate and good working knowledge of MS Office
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills along with attention to detail
  • Result oriented and experience in working with tight deadlines
  • Strong command in English communication, both oral and written
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
No. of Positions1
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CA exp required at EY as Manager - National - TAX - Transaction Tax - Mumbai


Manager - National - TAX - Transaction Tax - Mumbai - MUM002LE
Job Title : Manager Transaction Tax

1. Excellent communication skills [written and oral]
2. Good commercial acumen
3. Good interpersonal and networking skills
4. Strong marketing and business development skills.
5. Team player.
6. Strong leadership skills [creates high performance climate; serves as a role model, mentor, coach]
7. Ability to work under pressure.
8. Strong analytical ability, logical and problem solving approach on complex issues.
9. In depth understanding of competition and competitor strategies.
10. Technical competence in Tax and also the industry / specialized field.
Job Role :

1. Leading and coordinating the planning and management of assignments- pricing, billing and recovery, maximizing fee opportunities- with guidance from the Partner.
2. Develop sound value based solutions and apply technical knowledge in delivery of complex solutions to clients.
3. Understand macro and strategic issues on client engagements.
4. Develop specialized competence and begin to attract recognition within own service line as a technical resource for that specialization.
5. Participate in own Service line teams or special projects across the firm.
6. Creating / managing independent relationships with clients and building broad networks within the firm locally and internationally.
7. Contribute to firm’s profitability by generating additional work from existing clients and supporting in selling new client proposals.
8. Expands opportunities with existing clients, identifies and acts on referrals in relation to the Service Line.
9. Providing perspective to clients on trends and emerging practices in the local and global market in relation to client’s operations.
10. Is involved in developing new products, services and delivery methods linked to the area of specialization.
11. Responsible for handling straightforward risk management issues and progressively taking on greater risk management responsibility while ensuring compliance to risk management strategies, plans and activities.
12. Strong contribution to knowledge sharing efforts. Improving processes so that the team and firm capture and leverage knowledge.
13. Proactively taking up a leadership role, working in cross service line engagements, mentor and coach team members and help in resolving people issues of the group.

Academic Qualifications : Chartered Accountant

Experience : 6- 10 years of post-qualification experience. Relevant tax experience in professional services firms