Location Panama City About Syngenta : Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources.
Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown.
We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. Purpose of the Role Coordination, control and approval of all presentations (declarations and reports) of direct and indirect taxes for Panama hub and its branches (Ecuador, Venezuela, Peru, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua), ensuring compliance with all fiscal and statutory obligations of each of these countries and develop strategies to avoid future litigation and fiscal and legal sanctions.
Additionally, manage and promote an agenda to ensure compliance with obligations as Hub and optimize its structure or configuration, coordinating these activities with the areas involved such as legal, Global Tax area, and P & S and develop plans to strengthen the Hub and adapt to the new tax challenges, OECD guidelines and foreign trade Responsibilities Statutory & Tax
Lead and approve the preparation of all tax returns for Panama and its branches
Prepare tax notes and related documentation for the audited reports (Financial Statements)
Supervise the compilation and presentation of information required for statistical purposes by public institutions (Comptroller of the Republic of Panama
Prepare and send tax reports for budget forecasting and cash flow to HQ and / or AFO, and other reports that comply with IFRS standards
Representation of Syngenta before the tax authorities
Coordinate Hub activities between Legal, Tax, Finance and P & S.
Develop plans to strengthen the configuration of the Hub and adapt to recent changes in taxes, OECD guidelines and customs duties.
Develop strategies and execute them to avoid future litigation and sanctions in the area of legal and fiscal taxes
Complete reports and tax forms (LE2, LE3, Hard Close, End of the year) and provide relevant information to the HQ group of Tax Reports
Collection and preparation of information for the definition of Transfer Price, as well as coordination of the transfer pricing study in the countries that apply.
Ensure compliance with policies, procedures and standards related to Internal Control for tax issues
Coordination and monitoring of service agreements, purchase order, billing processing of third party suppliers related to fiscal and financial compliance
Finance training with accounting knowledge, taxes and IFRS accounting standards
Minimum experience of 5 years in the tax area
Understanding of the Local Law of Panama and its regulation
Knowledge of tax legislation in other countries (Andean and Central America) preferably
Advanced English language
Management of SAP management tools
Analytical profile, with strategic thinking
Ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships and influence others outside their area
Ability to adapt to changes
Ordered and oriented to results