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Chef Comptable Statutaire et Fiscal (H/F)

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Job ID PAR00575 Date posted 09/25/2020 Location : La Defense, France
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Position Purpose & Summary
Provide consolidated Country wide Financial and Tax Reports timely, accountable for Financial Statement Assurance. Manages the provision of continuous improvement on compliance around tax calculations, tax and related financial reporting and filings. Work with the country chief accountant in relation to statutory activity. Assesses yearly country tax changes announced by the government and their implications on tax processes. Manages the implementatiuon of these changes following a risk assessment. This position also links to the tax department.

Principal Accountabilities
60% Tax compliance and reporting
  • Perform Tax Calculations & Accounting (corporate tax, withholding tax, BEPS, SAF, Property tax, other local taxes Transfer Pricing documentation).
  • Consolidation of the coutry tax reports and tax returns
  • Process Export Controls including Excise.
  • Manages the country Tax audit.
  • Respond to external tax audits.
  • Take the lead in the collaboration and close working with Tax function, Businesses and CBS on questions arising in various tax aspects.
  • Assure together with Tax function implementation and maintenance of full tax regime compliance for entities / reporting units in scope.
  • Responsible for the prepares of country tax returns andtakes a lead role on projects associated with tax compliance Reporting (corporate tax, withholding tax, BEPS, SAF, Property tax, other local taxes Transfer Pricing documentation).
  • Manages the review of tax forms and related documents associated with tax compliance, requiring substantial understanding of tax practices and procedures. 
  • Includes provisions, computations, estimates, extensions, etc.
  • Provides support to Cargill subsidiaries, joint ventures, business staff and other tax department personnel by providing advice, within specialty area, on low to moderate complexity tax transactions and issues.  May provide advice on complex issues with direction from supervisor or more senior team members.
  • Developes country processes and/or identify data requirements for tax/financial/compliance related systems.
  • Conducts basic tax-related research and analysis requiring a substantial understanding of tax practices and procedures.
  • Leads the research is used for the purpose of completing tax compliance responsibilities.
  • Utilizing a substantial understanding of tax practices and procedures, identifies material issues with business compliance processes
  • Analyses compliance processes and/or the applications used in these processes, utilizing both tax and/or technical knowledge, to identify tax and work process issues in practice to minimize tax risk for Cargill
  • Identifies tax issues on day-to-day compliance tasks without regular direction
  • Oversees and plan the execution of specific tax compliance processes and exercises.  Verifies correctness of tax calculations and proper maintenance of records
  • Ensures the tax regulations required in each country is fully attended by A*R professionals
  • articulates well disclosures and external reports required in each country.  Responsible for requesting any required master data (i.e. Accounts).
15% Accountable for Financial reporting
  • Leads the prepare regular monthly reports of Corporate Finance, Statutory purposes.
  • Accountability for the outcomes of all accounting and financial reporting activities for the selected CRP
  • Facilitate Annual Statutory Audit
  • Manage the preparation and facilitate USGAAP reporting around tax aspects (Tax package and Web schedules)
  • Managing CBS Performance and site task related to processes
15% Business Liaison
  • Partners with control and decision support specialists
  • Maintain close cooperation with commercial, supply chain and other business/product managers
  • Work with FP&A and MIDS team on projects
  • Works with the legal team.
10% Response to Enquires
  • Manage the response to any financial inquiries, concerns and issue from Management, FP&A, A&F, Commercial, Country Corporate, Global and Regional Reporting Team by providing explanation & data.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting/Tax with 7 years accounting/tax experience
  • Minimum 5 years of RtoR process experience tax experience
  • Demonstrated ability to operate in a culture of continuous improvement, process optimization, and intellectual curiosity
  • Be able to perform in high performing team environment
  • Relentless determination to improve processes and build collaboration
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Passion and ability to effectively train others
  • Understanding and experience working with JDE
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
  • Proven ability to manage outcomes whilst not having all employees reporting to yourself
  • Deep understanding of and experience in working with transfer pricing mechanisms.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated change agility - Demonstrates openness to new approaches and ideas.  Fosters an environment where one can challenge the status quo when needed for improvement.  Champions the needed change in the organization, and helps others prepare for the impact and acceptance of needed change. 
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and use technology to improve process and control
Our Offer
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.
Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
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