Tax Director Asia Pacifc Jobs Vacancy in Avery Dennison Kowloon Bay
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ABOUT YOUR ROLE
The Director of Tax, APAC will be responsible for executing Avery Dennison’s global tax strategy and initiatives in the APAC region.
Position reports to: VP of Tax
Direct reports: 4
Average time traveling annually: No more than 20% (flexible)
- Responsible for driving the APAC tax team’s engagement and collaboration with global and regional tax team colleagues located in Glendale, California and Leiden, Netherlands relative to the execution of international planning, transfer pricing, income tax accounting, uncertain tax positions (FIN48) and compliance related items supporting the company’s legal obligations and the optimization of the global effective tax rate and cash taxes.
- Lead, develop and mentor a team of four APAC tax professionals while managing relationships with global tax colleagues and stakeholders.
- Leading the APAC region’s execution of strategies, initiatives and processes that support compliance, external reporting and the optimization of the global effective tax rate.
- Manage income tax provision review and related controls under US GAAP ASC740, local country income tax compliance positions including return-to-provision reconciliation, income tax audit defense and transfer pricing.
- Responsible for continuous process improvement, including the identification of opportunities to drive processes and controls towards best practices with a focus on disciplined decision making, risk identification and management.
- Collaborate in managing the tax aspects of the and finance company structure with Treasury. Provide business counsel through engagement of key stakeholders within the business unit management and finance teams in support of the tax implications and opportunities of business strategy. Become a key member of the Asia Pacific management teams.
- Responsible for the direct support and engagement of the regional business unit management teams and financial leadership teams in assessing tax implications of business strategy, restructuring actions and transfer pricing requirements.
- Engage and coordinate with finance and accounting shared service center teams to align US GAAP, statutory financial statements and local country income tax returns and reporting with the company's complex tax structure.
- Define operational and technical tax planning opportunities in support of the definition of annual global tax priorities and initiatives.
- Successfully creates and demonstrates “chemistry” with the APAC tax team, US tax team and VP Tax becoming trusted and leveraged business partner.
- 12+ years international tax experience in a multinational corporation, preferably US, and/ or Big 4 environment.
- Experience with US international tax principles and in APAC local country income tax matters, transfer pricing and audit defense.
- Solid accounting background and skills; US GAAP ASC 740 tax accounting experience with a publicly traded corporation; ability to identify, research and resolve tax and accounting issues with the ability to oversee and manage the quarterly provision process in APAC.
- Strong understanding of US international tax issues and reporting as related to the company’s international holding company and intercompany capital structures.
- Extensive experience identifying and resolving issues involving international subsidiaries and inter-company transactions is required.
- Experience engaging in discussions with tax authorities regarding audits, rulings, etc.
- Solid understanding of US tax international compliance matters (e.g., Subpart F, Repatriation, Disregarded Entities).
- Demonstrated intuition of all aspects of the tax life cycle: Governance (Tax Accounting, Compliance, Processes & Controls) to Cash Management to Planning.
- Strong ability to engage with business unit management and finance teams on regional or global initiatives as a key member of the regional team
- Exceptional project management skills with the ability to lead processes and teams to ensure high quality work product is delivered on time.
- Exceptional leader and collaborative individual who excels working in a dynamic and fast paced team environment, as well as at leading and developing a team; Innovative thinker with the ability to identify alternative approaches and solutions - not constrained by “how things were done in the past”.
- Successfully “raises the bar” and drives change as an advocate to streamline processes and reduce complexity.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with executives, operations managers, finance directors and other corporate functions.
- Appreciative understanding of the need to balance process and controls with efficiency and productivity as a means of serving tax department customers and stakeholders.
- Software: Hyperion HFM, PeopleSoft or Oracle, MS Office preferred.
- Master's degree or equivalent in Taxation or Accounting preferred; Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required.
- CPA, Chartered Accountant or equivalent preferred.
- English fluency required.