Associate Manager – Tax and Account, Finance, Mumbai

CHEP (Mumbai, MH, India) 8 days ago
Associate Manager – Tax and Account, Finance, Mumbai
Job ID #: 10413 Location: IN_Maharashtra_Mumbai Position Type: Regular Full-Time Education Required: Bachelors Degree Experience Required: Not Indicated Relocation Provided: No Relocation Offered Job Category: Accounting / Auditing Brand: CHEP

Brambles companies, including CHEP, help move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organisation on earth. Our 330 million pallets, crates and containers are continuously in motion, forming the invisible backbone of the global supply chain and the world’s biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, sustainably and safely. As pioneers of the sharing economy, Brambles created one of the world's most sustainable logistics businesses through the share and reuse of its platforms under a model known as ‘pooling’. Brambles primarily serves the fast-moving consumer goods (e.g. dry food, grocery, and health and personal care), fresh produce, beverage, retail and general manufacturing industries. The Group employs more than 10,000 people and operates in over 60 countries with its largest operations in North America and Western Europe. For further information, please visit

Brambles and CHEP provide you unparalleled opportunities to advance and accelerate your career. You’ll be joining an international growth organization with a pioneering, circular business model. You’ll be working for a company that is changing the way goods get to market. You’ll become part of an efficient and collaborative global team making a real contribution to a smarter, more sustainable future. For more on how Brambles growth companies can accelerate your career, visit

Position Description

Function/Department : Finance

Position Title & Location : Associate Manager – Tax and Account, Finance, Mumbai

Position Purpose :

The key responsibilities are:

- Working closely with the Tax team for finalising the various GST returns.

- Monthly reconciling the GST input /output GL accounts for both companies with Tax returns filing

- To seek the Tax managers approval on all workings for GST payments & returns

- To ensure that the tax tracker is received from Tax consultant every month & open cases are pursued .

- To Assist the Tax manager in Year-end Tax schedules preparations for Audit & Brambles requirement for both   companies .

Major/Key Accountabilities :

  • Responsible for Providing all data to Tax consultants to ensure timely payment & filing of returns.

  • To bring to the notice of the Tax manager areas of risk & concern w.r.t to GST

  • Monthly reconciliations of the GST accounts with Tax returns along with reason for difference , ensuring that necessary accounting entries are prepared for Tax managers review & postings & R2R team

  • Liaise effectively with accounting team for various reconciliation matters

  • Ensure that Tax trackers provided by the consultants are coming through every month. There is proper mention of all cases of Orders & appeals & the status report on each of them.

  • Help & liaising with Logistics department for necessary documents needed for old VAT cases.

  • Preparing & Assisting the YE Tax schedules for both companies

  • Maintain security and control over all intellectual property, including company confidential information and all computer data. 

  • Must be an advanced MS Excel user. It will be a key part of the job to continually look for improvements and train others as required. Should have hands on experience as a user in SAP to extract details from SAP .

  • The candidate must be able to ‘think outside the box. The candidate must be flexible in their approach, adapt to change well and be able to find and use information to achieve the desired results. Someone who can thing of alternate ways of approaching a problem.

  • Must be a people person and be able to influence people from the outside

    Scope :

  • Business unit: CHEP India, Pallets, Automotive, Pallecon

  • Legal Entities : 2

  • Annual Revenue Budget: US$20.7M.           

  • BRACS Entities :4

  • Number of tax returns per annum: >480

Authority/ Decision Making :

  • Due to large variety of tasks, the need to apply judgement and professional attitude in day to day dealings

  • In line with Authority levels

Challenges :

  • Strict adherence to deadlines, working under pressure

  • Conflicting priorities

  • Complex regulatory environment

Qualifications :

Qualified Chartered Accountant with indirect tax & direct Tax working exposure


CWA/Inter CA who has sound working knowledge of indirect & direct Tax 

Experience :

  • 4-5 years of work experience for CA’s ;6-8 years for others.

  • Proficient in MS office namely Excel & SAP

  • Good communication skills in written & spoken English are required.

Skills and Knowledge :

Computer: SAP, standard MS suite.

Requires very strong MS Excel skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, Numeracy skills.

We're excited you're here to learn how we'll leverage our family of growth companies to accelerate your career. Brambles companies employ more than 14,500 people in over 60 countries, committed to connecting people to life's essentials, every day. Our people are shaping a smarter, more sustainable future by changing the way business makes, moves and sells goods in every corner of the world. We look forward to helping you become one of them. HTTPS://


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