A Major American Consulting Company is looking for an experienced Tax Director.
Managing and providing direction to Japan country controllership & finance teams in matters relating to direct and indirect taxes, including reviews and signoffs for tax compliances in accordance with Accenture policies.
Managing tax audits and controversies in Japan, including interactions with local tax officials where necessary with support from external advisors.
Ensuring accurate tax accounting reporting for the Client’s SEC filings in collaboration with Client’s central tax accounting team and also providing guidance to local finance/ controllership teams for local statutory reporting.
Proactively identifying tax risk areas in Client’s dynamic business environment and developing remediation/ defense strategies for the same.
Developing tax planning proposals, including internal restructuring projects, in collaboration with Global Tax Planning team followed by its implementation, with the objective to drive ETR optimization.
Advising client teams on tax efficient structures for Client’s large & complex client engagements
The Skills and Experience You Need to Succeed
Strong analytical and tax technical skills
Strong English written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Self-starter with the ability to work well in a fluid and challenging environment
Ability to motivate, inspire, groom and develop team members working remotely
Ability to work collaboratively as part of a geographically diverse team
Ability to work independently in a virtual work environment