The candidate must demonstrate project management, leadership, communication, relationship building, analytical,
interpersonal, multi-tasking and organization skills. A focus on quality and attention to detail is required.
The candidate must also demonstrate advanced understanding of the principles of VAT and be able to guide the team in applying the same.
The candidate will have responsibility to handle multiple engagements within the practice assigned and therefore must have the ability to multi-task.
As the candidate will work extensively with various technology tools, should show strong proficiency in effectively using computer / technology.
Master's degree (or CA / ICWA / CS Inter / Final) required
At least 4-5 years of previous Transfer Pricing experience. Preferred that the candidate has exposure to complete or partial Global documentation projects within the Transfer Pricing field
Should be handling a team
Proficiency with technology required ( MS word, MS excel, MS power point)
Key responsibilities :
Practice management :
Responsible for day-to-day operations of the sub service line or team / group within the Tax Service line
Deliver work by consistently applying designated methodology, processes, standards and technology tools
Ensures delivery on the Work Order with respect to turnaround, quality, handling workflow distribution, meeting volume
Act as single point of contact on engagements for Users regarding service delivery and day-to-day operations
Monitor metrics for service delivery, opportunities for improving customer satisfaction and implement appropriate
modifications to process as may be needed
Instill GDS / EY culture at the individual level
Help implement strategic initiatives, as defined by Service Line Leaders
Proactively and timely identify operational problems and propose solutions. Escalate issues where required to the reporting Managers
Taking the initiative to seek continuous learning opportunities such as coaching and mentoring feedback, key
developmental experiences, self-directed learning and formal learning
Helps define learning gaps and works with sub-service line leaders and local L&D to define and deploy a process to bridge that learning gap
Fulfills role of instructor and transfer of knowledge to team members, as needed
Resource management :
Sets the strategy for how work is assigned and performed under the guidance of reporting Manager. Works with resource manager to ensure the strategy is met
Performance Management :
Provides informal and formal performance feedback for resources as appropriate
A Tax Senior is expected to :
Assist in sub-service line and engagement management under the guidance and supervision of team managers
Develop, mentor and supervise Analysts and Advanced Analysts
Proactively recognize issues and recommend solutions
Proactively seek opportunities to cross-train oneself to support on multiple country engagements
Proactively delegate client load and exposure to different team members
Foster collaboration and constructive communication within the team
Demonstrate leadership and executive presence
Demonstrate basic presentation and public speaking skills, while actively participating in meetings
Communicate in face-to-face situations, by phone and via email, and determine the appropriate mechanism for
communicating, given the situation
Display general knowledge of engagement big picture
Manage own and / or other’s impact on project economics, including controlling costs, monitoring budget to actual
Communicate progress and the project status to supervisors / reporting Managers and Stakeholders.
Take ownership of your schedule and proactively seek work when necessary to meet your annual chargeability goal
Adhere to practice protocol and other internal processes consistently
Tax Seniors typically manage teams comprising Tax Analysts and Advanced Analysts. The exact team structure depends on the size and complexity of the engagement.