Main Purpose : At a regional level - LATAM, follow established procedures and guidelines to accurately maintain the organization’s financial records and transactions.
Ensure timely submission of Tax declarations, guarantee reasonableness of accounting information. Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities : Risk Management : Manage and provide support to Tax Planning : Implementation of tax strategies to achieve efficient taxation (direct taxes and indirect taxes) based on guidance from the regional and global tax manager.
Support of business restructuring projects, M&A transactions and other investment projects. Review variations on tax forecasts / budgets and provide support for planning activities.
Tax Accounting / Tax Reporting for Balance Sheet, P&L & Other : Management and review of tax accounting and tax reporting processes on Direct tax & Indirect Tax : (Income tax, Deferred tax, Capital gain tax, Surcharges, Minimum tax, WHT, Tax receivables, ETR and Tax payables reports, etc) and enable timely and reliable reporting of tax data.
Tax Compliance & Tax Control Processes : Take ownership and control of the various local tax compliance trackers, standardize tax documentation and working papers developed in each country to support tax calculations.
Develop working plans to further improve and develop tax control processes and procedures. tax risk management strategies.
Provide support to manage tax audits, tax litigation cases, dispute resolutions, tax defense file and legal strategies. Analysis of tax impact due to tax reforms, develop action plans to address and minimize impact of new regulations.
Develop, track, design and implement tax audit defense files, documentation policies and other key tax controls Transfer pricing.
Provide support on reviewing and monitoring transfer pricing tax compliance & documentation and analysis of tax impact of transfer pricing developments and develop action plans to minimize impact of new regulations in collaboration with regional tax manager, global TP manager and local teams.
Requirements / experience : At least 6 / 8 years’ experience in corporation tax (advisory & accounting) Knowledge of an experience with Central America tax environments would be an advantage Skills & competencies : Team player and strong verbal and written communication & presentation skills with the ability to articulate complex information Fluent in English and Spanish Experience with ERP & Accounting tools & international commerce and customs systems Key Relationships and Department Overview : Internal Accountant and Senior Accountant, Department Managers.
External Internal / External Auditors.