Company OverviewMajor global consumer financial service provider
Job DescriptionThis position is responsible to support and work closely with the head of taxes for the region for maximizing the profitability of client's entities operating in Japan and Korea, through effective tax advisories and planning, and support on audits of the tax authorities. It also ensures appropriate compliance with applicable tax laws through monitoring of new tax legislations, and management of tax process’ governance and efficiency. The position also supports the head to provide needed coordination on other tax related processes, including tax accounting, transfer pricing & BEPS matters.
Major responsibilities :-
(a) To provide effective tax advice and planning ideas.
(b) Evaluate tax reduction opportunities or tax exposures and recommend changes/solutions.
(c) Support tax compliance team to recommend the most advantageous tax positions to be taken on tax returns.
(d) Ensure that the most advantageous positions are taken on audits by local tax authorities; negotiate with relevant authorities for optimal outcome.
Requirements• College / university degree, graduate degree or certifications desirable, with 10+ years of experience in Japanese taxation. A Japan CPA, and preferably a Zeirishi (registered tax agent), with degree in tax or accountancy, or law preferred.
Additional Job Information- Both Japan CPA and Zeirishi certified candidate is best but having either of them is also fine. US CPA with enough experience in JGAAP is OK.
- Candidate experienced in both Big 4 and commercial side is highly welcome.