Accenture India

CN - Strategy - MC - CFO EV - Tax - 09

Competitive salary
17 Jun 2021
24 Jun 2021
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Job role
CFO, Tax
Job Description

About Accenture:
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries - powered by the world's largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 514,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at

Capability Network CFO & Enterprise Value (CFO & EV) team supports CFOs / Finance organizations to craft and implement strategies anchored on digital disruption, new age operating models, best in class practices to drive market differentiation and creating value. We take pride in performing End - to - End Transformations, delivering tangible results and outcomes for our client on back of path breaking thought leadership, deep CXO relationships, digital investments & assets and collaborating with our other Accenture businesses like Technology and Operations. Service offerings by the CFO & EV teams are as follows:

• Dynamic and Connected Planning
• Digital Finance
• Enterprise Operating Model
• Cost Optimization
• Tax transformation
• Treasury and Working Capital
• Risk and Compliance

The differentiating Capabilities of CFO&EV Practice combines the broad focus of CFO Strategy with agile planning, sustainable growth, data driven thinking and automation to drive value creation.
Accenture CFO&EV Practice has expertise in delivering Shared Services Transformations, Target operating model definition, Zero Based Organization/Zero Based Spend Full Cycle, Intelligent Enterprise Platforms Transformation/Automation, Enterprise Performance Management Strategy implementation, F&PA Process Design and Blueprints, AI-Powered Planning & Forecasting, Digital Reporting & Analytics, Enabling Technologies, Tax Process Automation, Treasury Strategy, Working Capital Optimization, Risk Strategy And Assessment, Cyber Resilience and Security, Financial Crime & Regulatory Compliance, Data Driven Consulting, Client Value Analysis, SAP BPC and S/4 HANA green field and brown field transformations with 100+ projects per year.

Key responsibilities of the role:

• Deep Indirect Tax experience in VAT, GST, SUT and expertise in Digital Tax Compliance Reporting (SAF-T, SII, e-Ledger, e-Books, e-invoicing) is advantage
• Have expertise and ability to deliver projects on implementation of Tax tools / software applications Indirect Tax (e.g.: Vertex / OneSource IDT (Sabrix) / Taxware / Avalara / Sovos) and Vertex Accelerators / Global Next / LCR-Dixon Tools
• Should have work experience preferably all the years in Finance function within ERP's (SAP / Oracle) and skills in Indirect Tax processes, Financial and Tax reporting
• Demonstrate a breadth of experience and a depth of understanding of Finance and Tax function processes and key tax requirements to deliver large tax function consulting projects
• Experience in analysis and implementation of Tax requirements for indirect Taxes (VAT, GST, SUT) and Withholding Taxes including their integration with Supply Chain, Procurement, Purchase to Pay, Record to Report, Order to Cash and business processes to assess the key tax touchpoints and required functional specifications. Evaluating the existing systems landscape and proposed future state to identify gaps and improvement areas
• Demonstrate ability to articulate solutions to clients and sustain opinion with sufficient examples / expertise
• Demonstrate and ability to understand master data set up in ERP (SAP / Oracle) and ensure it to be tax sensitized to establish connection between ERP and external tax applications resulting in Data Driven Consulting insights
• Support business development efforts
• Support key thought leadership material / develop delivery assets on Tax function or Tax function transformation projects based on experience gained in the projects
• Provides offshore or onsite support in projects that run in different geographies and be a part of the extended project team.
• Functional experience in tax t transformation projects across all or any of the phases i.e. Plan, Design, Build, Test and Deploy preferably involving implementation of Enabling technology, tools, and Software applications
• Experience on emerging tax technology, including robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, cloud solutions and business intelligence innovation

• Candidate should be self-motivated with strong analytical and communication skills
• Strong inter-personal skills with ability to connect with leadership
• Ability to work with geographically dispersed teams
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Attention to Detail
• Integrated Business Perspective with special emphasis on technology enablement
• Affinity with large organizations and large projects
• Cross Cultural Competence

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Must be a Post-Graduate (M.B.A from premier B School), C.A. or C.P.A with at least 4-8 years of experience in Finance and Accounts domain Experience • At least 4-8 years of experience with exposure to major ERP's (SAP / Oracle), tax sensitized STP, OTC and RTR processes, tax determination tools / functionalities and accrual accounting. IFRS / US GAAP experience or knowledge would be preferred • Should have worked with the some of the Top end Consulting Relationships Reports to: Sr. Management and/or Client Leads Supervises: Immediate Team External Relationships: Clients, Third party vendors, Suppliers, Agencies Travel Extensive travel (upto 80%) depending on geographical span

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