Regional Tax Manager for ASEAN + A/NZ Regional Tax Manager for ASEAN + A/NZ …

IBM
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jul 21
Competitive
IBM
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jul 21
Competitive
Regional Tax Manager for ASEAN + A/NZ
Introduction

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.


Your Role and Responsibilities


Introduction
At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, let's talk.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Located in Sydney, Australia a new position has arisen for a Regional Tax Manager. The Regional Tax Manager will report to the Global Tax Director of non-US Tax Operations.
As Regional Tax Manager for ASEAN + A/NZ, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of IBM's Tax operations in the region. This includes overseeing all tax compliance, tax controversy, transfer pricing, tax planning and tax advisory support to IBM's Business Units and Enterprise Support functions.
More specifically, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing relationships with external service providers, ensuring the provision to IBM of high quality direct and indirect tax compliance services, transfer pricing compliance services and tax accounting services.
The various business units will seek his/her expert advice on tax questions in both a domestic and a cross border context. In the area of tax planning he/she will be part of the IBM Global tax team, supporting major international M&A transactions and other strategic initiatives.
This role will also work closely with the Director of Indirect Tax Operations & Advisory and their Asia Pacific Team.
More specifically, the responsibilities and skills for this role will include:
  • Ensuring IBM's on-going compliance with all taxation laws and regulations within the region, including timely and accurate tax filings and payments, and ensuring appropriate tax positions are adopted
  • Ensuring accurate recording of Income Taxes & Indirect Taxes for USGAAP and Local GAAP reporting purposes
  • Providing high quality tax advisory support to IBM's business units and support functions, including working cross functionally with IBM's Legal, Treasury, Finance & Accounting (including Shared Services Centers) teams to meet IBM's strategic and operational tax objectives and initiatives.
  • Managing all tax legislation and controversy developments, including driving lobbying efforts and ensuring legislative and judicial developments are assessed and communicated to internal stakeholders
  • Tax Authority relationship management, including coordination of tax audits and liaising with Tax Authorities as required
  • Ensuring compliance with IBM's Tax Controls Framework & Tax Policies and Procedures
Working in a globally integrated tax function with a strong tradition in innovation, you will possess strong teaming and communication skills and apply a collaborative mindset. In addition, you will apply a creative approach and continuously seek opportunities for process optimization, including identification of process weaknesses and driving solution implementation.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
The ideal candidate should possess strong skills and have an extensive background in Tax Operations, preferably with a combination of in-house experience with a large multinational enterprise and relevant Big 4 experience.
You will have in-depth knowledge of corporate income taxes and income tax accounting, indirect taxes, and transfer pricing. You will also hold a working knowledge of Employment Taxes.
You will have 10+ years relevant tax experience, with an emphasis on tax operations experiences. You will hold formal qualifications in Accounting/Tax and ideally may possess qualifications in Law as well.
Having a commercial outlook, strong business acumen and an awareness of risk are required. Outstanding communication skills in English and Spanish are a prerequisite.
A hands-on approach with attention to detail and a high degree of flexibility is also required, as well as the ability to work under pressure.
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If you tick these boxes, and are ready to start your next challenge with a career at IBM - click "Apply" today. To find out more, head to www.ibm.com.au/careers


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