Tax Manager GFS APAC
AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven BioPharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.
As a growing multi-national company, there’s so much potential to develop. Embrace opportunities at a global business that’s facing new and varied challenges. We are proud to work here – we take a genuine interest in the science and work to put our patients at the heart of what we do. Connected to the impact, we know what we do benefits people all across the globe.
Responsible to lead and deliver overall tax compliance for APAC markets
Provide technical guidance to team and tax partnership to business and group tax
Work closely with local and global delivery team to ensure process alignment and operationalize robust tax processes
Responsible to partner with service provider and establish a strong tax plan
Assist with the preparation of the quarterly, year-end tax provision for Group statutory reporting purposes, ensure controls framework is fully aligned with
To assist in AZ’s direct, indirect and other tax returns
Review completeness and accuracy of draft computations covering all taxes and tax reporting
Work closely with business to establish tax efficient process and leverage opportunities to deliver cash tax savings
Take charge on tax audits
Lead and mentor a team of 5-6 Tax Analysts
Support Group Tax with information for ad hoc requests, including significant tax transactions or tax audits
Lead tax processes, escalate & resolve issues,
Support Global Tax and Finance Transformation initiatives
Training and creation of locally maintained Controls processes and documentation that aligns to the Controls Framework and FCAS/FCF process
Identify and lead opportunities for standardisation and simplification across the process area on a continual basis
You should have 8-10 years of experience proven ability in taxation and accounting
You have people management experience
You have experience with SAP, strong accounting & analytical capabilities
Experience of working in an international organisation, including building relationships remotely and cross-culturally
Ability to work well in and across diverse global teams
AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.