Indirect Tax Analyst - Mandarin
2d ago

Position Description

Full-time-equivalent (FTE) who will be hired for Indirect Tax Analyst position will support value added tax (VAT) / goods and services tax (GST) related activities of 3M subsidiaries in Asia Pacific (APAC).

Indirect Tax Analyst responsibilities at the end state will include, but not be limited to the following :


  • Ensure compliance to 3M Financial Standards, SOX and local tax regulations.
  • Research, analysis and interpretation of tax regulations applicable to the task and countries the team is supporting.
  • Partner with functions outside of tax team (i.e., STP, MDM, LEX, MTD, FTS, MTO, OTC, etc.)
  • Achieve / exceed targets of the team’s Key Result Areas (KRA) / Key Performance Indicators (KPI) / Service Level Agreements (SLA) which focuses on accuracy, timeliness, and efficiency / productivity.
  • Assist in responding to information requests from internal and / or external auditors and tax authorities, etc.
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects and help improve productivity and service quality.
  • Flexible in taking ad-hoc assignments as needed (i.e., work transitions / migrations, SAP and / or other connected application (CAP) deployment activities, lead continuous improvement projects, etc.)
  • Vendor Invoice Management (VIM) Exceptions Handling : VAT / GST on Purchases

  • Analyze discrepancies between SAP and OneSource / Sabrix VAT / GST calculation relative to various data elements (i.e.
  • VAT / GST rates, tax amount, United Nations Standard Products & Services Code (UNSPSC), general ledger accounts, etc.) per validation against 3rd-

    party / Inter-company vendor invoice.

  • Liaise between Source-to-Pay (STP), and / or country tax / finance experts and other work streams in resolving issues related to VAT / GST on purchases to ensure vendor invoices are posted and paid timely and accurately.
  • Work with Global Tax and STP Process Experts and / or Global Operations Support (GOS) and Master Data Management (MDM) in coming up with permanent fixes to resolve the root cause of the errors encountered, which can be in the form of GOS / MDM ticket, change request (CR) or WRICEF (Workflow, Report, Interface, Enhancement or Form) in SAP.
  • Tax Compliance

  • Reconciliation of VAT / GST balances between SAP, Concur and OneSource / Sabrix.
  • Prepare and file tax returns and workpapers (VAT / GST), and other supplementary reports timely and accurately.
  • Preparation and reconciliation of book / tax differences for tax returns, accruals, and provisions.
  • Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor level university college degree or higher in Tax or Accounting preferred.
  • Applicable professional certification preferred (CPA).
  • Minimum 3 years of working experience in either local audit / accounting firms and / or shared service centers of multi-national companies.
  • Fluent in English
  • At a minimum, can read Chinese special characters
  • Skills :

  • Working experience in supporting multiple clients / countries with VAT / GST experience is preferred.
  • At least working knowledge in SAP. SAP deployment experience is a plus.
  • Experience in CAP / software used in tax (OneSource / Sabrix) is a plus.
  • Skilled in using Microsoft Office applications, advanced knowledge in Excel (i.e., formulas, macros) is a plus.
  • Self-motivated, fast learner, willing-to-learn and works with minimal supervision.
  • Must have high client service, quality oriented and continuous improvement mindset. Lean Six Sigma trained / certified is a plus.
  • Works well with teams esp. virtual and cross-functional.
  • Can communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Detail-oriented, have a good business operations acumen and can relate its effect to tax reporting.
  • Resourceful, can work well with ambiguity.
  • Flexible and resilient. Willing to work overtime (i.e., after shift, holidays) when needed.
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