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Manager III, Tax Advisory

Manager III, Tax Advisory

Job ID 
371871
Location 
MX-EMEX-Mexico City
Posted Date 
10/4/2017
Company 
Servicios Comerciales Amazon México S. de R.L. de C.V.
Position Category 
Finance & Accounting
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Amazon is seeking a Tax Manager III for Finance Operations in Mexico with responsibilities throughout Latin America. This role will provide technical guidance and advice on procedural setup to ensure that Amazon businesses and Finance Operations are in compliance with tax identity collection, withholding, information reporting and other transactional tax requirements. This will include collaborating with Corporate Tax and identifying appropriate support needed from external consultants when necessary. The scope of this role is limited to the areas of tax identity collection, withholding and information reporting. Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain a network of third party expert advisors
  • Advise internal Amazon stakeholders on tax-related issues, consulting with Corporate Tax and network of external advisors as needed
  • Monitor governments for legislative or regulatory changes, policy development and jurisprudence to identify and mitigate potential tax exposures related to withholding tax and information reporting issues
  • Under the leadership of Corporate/International Tax liaise closely with tax authorities as needed
  • Identify new tax requirements and collaborate with Corporate Tax to provide input on significant law changes that can have a broader impact
  • Develop, document and educate internal and external stakeholders on tax-related requirements, policies and procedures
  • Build strong business relationships across Amazon, providing support and collaboration with stakeholders to manage efforts that minimize tax exposures and maximize business opportunities by identifying, researching, quantifying, and implementing relevant tax planning and compliance activities
  • From a withholding tax perspective, perform contract review/amendment/sign-off from a tax technical perspective
  • Review withholding tax filings and returns prior to submission to taxing authorities
  • Prepare materials needed for tax provisions related to withholding tax processing
  • Draft and submit major technical interpretations and communications to tax authorities, often in response to an audit related to withholding tax processing
  • Manage and assist with tax compliance and audits
  • Support special projects such as business restructurings, geo/expansions, mergers and acquisitions
  • Supervise outside tax advisors as necessary

Basic Qualifications

  • Degree in Finance, Taxation or Tax LaW
  • Minimum of 8 years of tax experience with a significant amount of time providing technical guidance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years managing a high caliber team
  • Experience in VAT, withholding tax, information reporting and other transactional tax compliance
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, including the ability to read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Effective ability to manage across multiple geographies
  • Able to travel internationally
  • Multi National Corporation or big four international indirect tax experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Oracle eB-Tax and Payables Modules a plus
  • Experience working with tax compliance software such as GTCE, Vertex, ONESOURCE, etc a plus

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.