Associate Director of Taxes

Our client, a pharmaceutical company among the top 10 in the world,  is currently looking for an  Associate Director of Taxes for LATAM
This position is responsible for planning, organizing, executing and directing the Latin American regional tax processes and procedures

Qualifications / Requirements

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. Responsible for designing and implementing a robust tax provision process for the region including standardized calculations and review processes.

2. Oversee SOX compliance for tax processes in Latin America, including design and implementation of controls as well as ensure continued compliance.

3. Coordinate tax compliance to ensure deadlines are met and tax payment obligations are tracked and reported to regional and global teams.

4. Implement global policies and procedures for accounting for income taxes (SFAS No. 109) for the Latin American subsidiaries and ensure consistent compliance and application.

5. Develop and maintain regional tool for tracking tax related risks including FIN 48, VAT, and withholding tax.

6. Assist with the development and maintenance of transfer pricing policies, procedures, and documentation.

7. Monitor legislative changes in tax laws that may impact the company’s tax positions and/or compliance requirements and as needed research on potential impact to the company.

8. Design tax planning to optimize regional business structure and tax compliance.

9. Research and draft technical memorandums to support tax strategies as needed.

10. Support other tax planning projects, as needed.

11. Assist in estimating and monitoring annual cash flow related to taxes.

12. Assist with the U.S. tax compliance related to Latin America subsidiaries.

13. Assist with tax due diligence to support mergers and acquisitions as needed.

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. Responsible for designing and implementing a robust tax provision process for the region including standardized calculations and review processes.

2. Oversee SOX compliance for tax processes in Latin America, including design and implementation of controls as well as ensure continued compliance.

3. Coordinate tax compliance to ensure deadlines are met and tax payment obligations are tracked and reported to regional and global teams.

4. Implement global policies and procedures for accounting for income taxes (SFAS No. 109) for the Latin American subsidiaries and ensure consistent compliance and application.

5. Develop and maintain regional tool for tracking tax related risks including FIN 48, VAT, and withholding tax.

6. Assist with the development and maintenance of transfer pricing policies, procedures, and documentation.

7. Monitor legislative changes in tax laws that may impact the company’s tax positions and/or compliance requirements and as needed research on potential impact to the company.

8. Design tax planning to optimize regional business structure and tax compliance.

9. Research and draft technical memorandums to support tax strategies as needed.

10. Support other tax planning projects, as needed.

11. Assist in estimating and monitoring annual cash flow related to taxes.

12. Assist with the U.S. tax compliance related to Latin America subsidiaries.

13. Assist with tax due diligence to support mergers and acquisitions as needed.