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Senior Tax Specialist

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PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
The Global Tax Team of SAP is responsible for all tax related matters on corporate taxes within the group. It is responsible for tax compliance as well as for all strategic aspects of tax optimization. The main areas of expertise cover a broad range of national and international tax topics as well as the execution and supervision of tax related projects. Global Tax is constantly providing support and policies to the local subsidiaries.
The LAC Tax Team that is part of our Global Tax organization is looking for a Senior Tax Specialist who wants to join the team that is responsible for corporate tax matters of the LAC countries. There are Local Tax Managers in various LAC countries, who are responsible for tax compliance matters in close collaboration with external tax advisors. The team is also collaborating closely with various other teams within Global Tax, especially with the Transfer Pricing Team and the Group Tax Reporting Team. Furthermore, the team is collaborating with various internal and external stakeholders and customers, e.g. in the area of deal support. 
As member of the LAC Tax Team, you will report to the Regional Tax Manager for LAC. Main responsibilities will cover a collaborative working approach across countries with a focus on tax audit support, tax planning, transfer pricing and the development of further standardization and simplification of processes, also including the further implementation of a Tax CMS in LAC. Together with a Tax Specialist for LAC you will cover regional aspects and processes to ensure further standardization and simplification for the region. You will gain detailed regional tax and business knowledge by working closely with the Local Tax Managers, with colleagues from the Transfer Pricing Team and other stakeholders in various finance functions and in other Board areas.  

 

EXPECTATIONS AND TASK
•    Support the Local Tax Managers of the legal entities in LAC in tax audits with a strong focus on intercompany issues and in close collaboration with the Transfer Pricing Team and external service providers; elaborate an audit strategy for the region. 
•    Assist with communication and negotiations with government authorities mainly relating to tax audits in cooperation with external service providers (where applicable).
•    Pro-active management of tax projects including coordination with other functions / lines of business. 
•    Drive tax optimization and tax planning on a national and international basis in close collaboration with other stakeholders. 
•    Develop a process for proper implementation of tax law changes, including the coordination with IT, other teams within Global Tax and key business stakeholders (as required). 
•    Ambition to strive for better ways on tax compliance work through automation and use of smart technologies. 
•    Standardization of heterogeneous tax processes around VAT, WHT and tax audit support in close collaboration with colleagues in Shared Services Centers, to ensure stable processes and high quality of tax relevant data. 
•    Act as a trusted business advisor in close collaboration with other tax team members.
•    Ensure a high level of customer satisfaction and build good business relations with key stakeholders. 
 
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Education in Tax, Finance or Accounting
Experience in Corporate Income and Indirect Taxes with an advisory firm or in a corporate environment 
Deep understanding of transfer pricing and of tax accounting according to IFRS and management of effective tax rates 
Willingness to develop further on international tax topics (direct taxes, VAT, withholding taxes, transfer pricing)
A CPA, Qualified Tax Advisor, or comparable qualification with focus on taxation
Ability to work independently and under time pressure
Team player with good interpersonal and communication skills
Fluent in English and Spanish, Portuguese is a plus.
 
WORK EXPERIENCE
5-8 years working experience in tax consulting and or tax function of a multinational company with a focus on international taxes

 

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Requisition ID: 389227  | Work Area: Finance  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.
 

Requisition ID:  389227
Posted Date:  Mar 30, 2024
Work Area:  Finance
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%
Location: 

Buenos Aires, AR, B1605DII

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