Indirect Tax Manager
Indirect Tax Manager - (1602018)
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.
About This Job:
As an integral member of the Group Tax Organization, ensure delivery of compliance in legal and financial obligations arising in the area of Swiss VAT. Advising the Business on the strategic impact of Indirect Tax and minimizing the global cost of VAT and similar taxes.
Provide technical strategic advice on Swiss VAT to Business Partners facilitating the adherence to the Target Operating Model, including the provision of Indirect Tax solutions for special projects/changes in business processes
Research Tax issues through analysis of tax statutes/ordinances, regulations, rulings, court decisions, etc.
Provide, build and maintain awareness of Indirect Tax to Business Partners through training programs/seminars
Participate in the design and delivery of global compliance policy including the design and implementation of a global program of risk assurance in relation to Indirect Taxes
Develop technical skills relating to Indirect Taxes across tax jurisdictions, providing support at all levels of the global Indirect Tax Network on compliance policy and any matters arising from audits
Essential Knowledge & Experience:
Minimum of 6 years of experience in providing Swiss VAT expertise preferably within Industry or a recognized Indirect Tax specialist organization
Understanding of Swiss VAT law
Good understanding of Finance/Audit processes within a multi-national global enterprise
Knowledge of SAP terms and structures would be an advantage
Fluent in German and English
Excellent communication skills - being able to articulate Indirect Tax issues in terms readily understood by the Business
Ability to oversee complex structures and to provide factual and practical recommendations.
Strong people management skills with the ability to influence and build relationships with key stakeholders
Self –motivation and ability to work with a degree of autonomy to achieve deadlines to ensure a high level of service delivery
Primary Location: CHE-Basel-Basel