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Tax Manager

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/12/2018 3:51:26 PM
  • 3052527
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Global Operations EUR & RCIS
Location(s): Russian Federation; Moscow

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
Lead GO Tax team in Russia covering VAT, CIT and other taxes and manage Tax compliance and risk

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Develop and lead a team of in-house Tax specialists, delivering VAT, CIT and other tax reporting, filing and associated services
  • Be a stakeholder of the migration of the Tax process from Corporate Tax / Business to Global Ops Finance
    • Primary point-of-contact for supporting migrating Tax activity from Business/local teams to Global Ops Finance
    • Support migration of VAT and Income Tax preparation process from Corporate Tax / Business to Global Ops Finance together with the R2R team – the Tax Manager will ensure migration plan and catching plan meet GE tax processes
    • Allocate VAT, CIT and other tax related tasks and draft returns across team, providing support on more complex areas of Tax compliance and risk. This includes preparation (including Tax account reconciliation), review/approval, submission and payment process for Tax returns and associated filings
    • Ensure correctness of the Tax calculations / returns, identify potential errors, propose and make corrections, as far as the adjustments rules are owned by Global Operations Tax, ensure proper training to other functions to improve tax process
    • Support the country IST Tax team in cases of Tax audits
  • Manage the monthly /quarterly ASC 740 process, including driving consistent use of tax provisioning tools, review quarterly ETR'€s and assist Corporate Tax Teams, Business Tax Teams and Global Tax Controller with quarterly reporting requirement such as balance sheet analysis, NOL C/F balances, Fin 48, audit tracker etc.
  • Review & provide support to any Tax Reporting & Controllership Tools and ensure that the DTPs (Desk Top Procedures) is kept up-to-date for Tax in cooperation with Business and PwC/IST teams
  • Examine and evaluate deferred tax and current tax payable balances in accordance with GE GAP and GE MAP. Review and analyze tax reserves
  • Develop training to improve tax processes together with the IST Tax and Business Tax Teams
  • Manage Tax operations, delivering Tax compliance, advisory and controllership services to GE Businesses including responsibility for timely, complete and accurate tax submissions covering VAT, CIT and local taxes as well as tax audit management
  • Liaise with the Tax Teams to ensure compliance with local regulations
  • Provide support to European & US Business & Tax Teams in connection with tax planning structures and reorganizations (new entity set ups, M&As, business integrations & disposals
  • Lead the GO country or regional Tax team members. Manage people, drive employee engagement, recruit and develop talents. Establish team priorities, behaviours and deliverables. Monitor operational performance
  • Establish close linkage and alignment with Businesses, PwC/IST teams and other Global Operations Functions. Act as a GO Business Relationship Manager for businesses as needed
  • Support GO Tax Leader Europe/Russia CIS in any additional queries as needed

  • Bachelor's€ degree or equivalent
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills, including fluency in English
  • Experience in managing W2W Tax processes which includes Tax compliance and compliance related to associated filings (preparation, review, submission & payment)
  • Good working knowledge in a multinational environment
  • Excellent communication – proven ability to develop strong professional relationship with auditors, Tax colleagues and other functions
  • Strong analytical skills & ability to technically discuss with local/regional business controllers, country Stat & Tax leader, local Corporate Tax Leaders and KPMG/auditors where necessary
  • Proven ability to anticipate, and resolve complicated issues
  • Strong leadership skills along with a flexible approach and strong team spirit
  • Effective interpersonal skills and highly professional style when dealing with business clients
  • Comfortable delivering against quantitative and qualitative performance metrics

Desired Characteristics:
  • Big 4 experience
  • Local (Russia and CIS countries) tax qualification
  • Finance shared services experience

Locations: Russian Federation; Moscow

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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