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Associate Lead - Taxation

Job Id:  1522

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Department:  Taxation
Function:  Corporate Office
Employee Type:  Permanent Full Time
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level

About UPL

UPL is a leader in global food systems and with the acquisition of Arysta LifeScience, is now one of the top 5 agricultural solutions companies worldwide. With revenue of US$5 billion, UPL has presence in 130 countries. With market access to 90 percent of world’s food basket and focused on high-growth regions, UPL represents a compelling value proposition for growers, distributors, suppliers and innovation partners in a consolidating market. UPL offers an integrated portfolio of both patented and post-patent agricultural solutions for various arable and specialty crops, including biological, crop protection, seed treatment and post-harvest solutions covering the entire crop value chain.

Purpose : This position mainly responsible to hanadle all direct taxation related matters , mitigates risk related to taxation and compliances with local laws of Environmental Company namely Tatwa Global, and Its Subsidiaries on and supporting group companies in closing of its books of accounts. 


Internal External
Subordinate Role Roles/Teams WITHIN my function Divisions/Departments OUTSIDE my function External Interface
  All team members Marketing, Sales, Purchase, Production Accounts Finance HR, IT Legal, R&D, IPR, , MIS, Internal Audit Income tax authorities, Income Tax appellate authorities, Statutory Auditors, Tax Auditors, Transfer Pricing Audit, Tax Consultants, Tax Counsel,


Education: Chartered Accountant
Relevant Experience: 6-10 Years
Business Understanding: Managed taxation in large Environmetal or Service Industry or a person with significant consulting experience.


Knowledge Behavioural Skills
Taxation Related Laws - India Specific
International Taxation
Transfer Pricing
Analytical Skills
Good eye for details
Effective communication skills
Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills and drafting skills
Proactive and self-driven



1 Tax Planning , Advisory and MIS 25%
  a. Develop and maintain a tax efficient system.
b. Drive process improvements by introducing automation wherever possible
c. Preparing Monthly MIS and Update progress of Tax cases pending at various appellate levels.
d. Guide various business teams on direct tax implications on various stratagic decisions as well day to day decisions.
e. Analysis of the changes in laws, regulations, accounting principles, judicial pronouncements and interpret its tax implications for all the companies in group
2 Operations and Compliance 75%
a. Preparation of Advance Tax estimates and reporting to the management along with all tax balances
b. Preparation of Computation of Income and filing of Annual Income Tax returns for all companies under the group within the stipulated timelines
c. Getting the tax audits done and obtaining other certificates from Auditors within the stipulated timelines
d. Attending tax related matters, assessment proceedings, filing appeals
e. Colating the information required for Filing Return of Income / Assessment Proceedings / Appellate Proceedings by interaction with various Departments.
f. Drafting of notes for Assessment / Appelate Proceedings
g. Drafting of Appelas / Rectification Letters and other correspondence with Income Tax Department.
h. Compilation of paper book for submission before CIT(A) and ITAT
i. Coordinating with Consultants for Tax Opinions and Appeals
j. Analysis of transactions with respect to Transfer Pricing on regular basis
k. Preparaing Transfer Pricing Documents and completing other compliances related to Transfer Pricing.
l. Follow up for Income Tax refunds, rectifications, appeal effects, etc.
m. Interaction with statutory auditors as regards tax matters having an implication on the financials.
n. Advising on applicability of Withholding tax rate in case of foreign remittances and obtaining 15CB certificates from Auditors. 

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