Main Purpose : Enable the regional and local country finance managers to effectively manage the various regional & local taxes across the entire tax lifecycle in accordance with the Group’s global tax policies and tax risk management framework.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities : 1. Tax reporting & accounting & tax compliance (direct & indirect taxes). >
40% of time 2. Tax support to regional business and operations, regulatory watch and lobbying, local tax planning, regional & local mergers & acquisitions, effective tax rate management, monitoring & management of regional advisory costs & relationships.
Provide support to the Group Tax department in tax optimization and tax risk management. >
30% of time 3. Management of regional (direct & indirect) tax working capital and reduction thereof where appropriate. ->
20% of time 4. Implementation of central transfer pricing policy at regional level and preparation of local transfer pricing documentation ->
10% Requirements / experience : At least 10 years’ experience in corporation tax (advisory & accounting) Knowledge of and experience with regional mid- & downstream oil and energy business ( & exposure to excise / customs + incoterm management) would be an advantage Knowledge of an experience with Latin America tax structure and environments (Puerto Rico tax regulations knowledge would be an advantage).
Skills : High potential profile Team player with ability to deal & communicate effectively with non-tax persons Strong verbal and written communication & presentation skills with the ability to articulate complex information Exposure to a multinational environment and a good acumen for business Fluent in English and Spanish Experience with ERP & Accounting tools & international commerce and customs systems Computer knowledge (MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, ) Analytical skills Competencies : Strongly organized and structured Good negotiator Analytical skills on complex matters Good relationship skills Key Relationships and Department Overview : Internal Puma Regional & Country General Managers & Finance Managers & teams.
Local country tax managers, Puma group tax team, Trafigura regional tax team External - State authorities (Income Tax, VAT / Sales Tax, Customs & Excise), Auditors, external tax counsel.