Senior Tax Associate (JN -072020-4215)

Our client is a leading telecommunication and digital services provider which serves 50 million customers and employees over 12,000 people around the world. They are currently looking for a Senior Tax Associate, in Panama.

You will be responsible for an efficient management of transfer pricing compliance for the company’s operations, designing and implement tax processes and related tools to improve the operational efficiencies and working with different stakeholders in order to ensure high quality special projects management execution, and support and monitor tax risks mitigation actions.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • International income tax experience with a public accounting firm, major law firm, and/or in industry, preferably a multinational corporation. Ideally a current in-house tax adviser with more than 3 years’ experience in transfer pricing and/or international tax field, ideally with Latam and Europe as a focus
  • Appropriate Finance/Accounting, Legal or Tax qualification. Strong knowledge of Finance and Tax concepts and functions, accounting principles and practices
  • Understanding of international corporate income tax principles. LL.M. in International tax or specialization in transfer pricing and/or Master in International Tax preferred
  • Fluent in English, Spanish is a plus
  • Organized, detailed self-starter who is resourceful and able to effectively prioritize competing assignments
  • Highly skilled in creating and delivering presentations to a variety of in-person and remote audiences
  • High energy and commitment
  • Results oriented and self-managed
  • Able to take initiative and lead closure/resolution

Responsibilities

  • Assisting with coordinating and reviewing transfer pricing group compliance obligations including Master File, Local Files, OpCo transfer pricing obligations and/or related transfer pricing compliance
  • Assisting with coordination, reviewing and maintaining the management fee structure and monitoring transfer pricing policy compliance within the group
  • Assistance in research and review the quality of the region transfer pricing documentation continually, through regular communication, training, review and engagements with country executives to understand local perspectives and requirements. Support countries to maintain evidence and documentation required in defense of tax authority audits and queries
  • Support the Transaction tax Senior Manager by executing tax processes effectively and analyzing non-usual transactions and its impact in financial figures
  • Analyze movements on Transfer pricing and non-usual transactions risks to support the disclosure in the interim financial statements
  • Assisting with managing of Transfer Pricing risk mitigation and tax audit input. Support in selected international tax audits, develop appropriate positions, monitor mitigation actions and plan and execute required changes going forward. To model and evaluate alternative transfer pricing positions
  • Provide tax advice & business partnering to Procurement, Commercial, Technical and Legal functional areas providing practical solutions to cross-border transactions tax challenges
  • Effectively manage WHT treatment consistency between group companies
  • Support in the design and formal documentation of improved and standardized tax processes to be implemented across the group
  • Improve tax-related internal control procedures by monitoring closely the efforts performed in the countries and increase the group’s maturity grade through better documentation, archiving, meaningful KPIs, and support in the SOX compliance