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Assistant Manager - Taxation

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Mumbai, MH, IN

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 74095 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


We are looking for Assistant Manager Taxation to join our team of professionals at our corporate office in Mumbai. The Tax Function is responsible inter alia for Tax Compliance and audit/ assessments, Tax Planning and aspires to achieve its purpose through its people in a way that is consistent with Colgate group’s Values. The incumbent in this role will be responsible for handling periodic Tax compliances and advisory matters at the corporate office.


Job Responsibilities:


The Assistant Manager Taxation will inter alia, be expected to:

  • Administer direct and Indirect tax processes and compliance, including preparation of Income Tax computations, Income Tax returns, Advance tax computations, TDS returns, GST returns etc for CP India, CP US and CP HK.
  • Prepare submissions for Income Tax /TDS assessments and independently handle assessment hearings of CP India, CP US and CP HK. Support external consultants and provide data for Income Tax appeals/DRP hearings.
  • Actively coordinate with Tax authorities for obtaining pending rectification orders, Order Giving effects, refunds etc
  • Provide active support during Service tax, Excise, VAT audits/ assessments in terms of providing data, preparing submissions, attending to assessments. Supporting external consultants during appellate proceedings.
  • Source accounting and financial data from ERP systems (if and when necessary), work with the CGBS team for tax reporting, including  preparation of Tax forecasts for Budget and Mid-Year Reviews, preparation of current tax, deferred tax, FIN48  computations, Tax books and analyze tax drivers.
  • Collate and provide data for Transfer Pricing study report, Transfer Pricing assessments, appeals of CP India, CP US and CP HK and attend to hearings along with External consultants
  • Provide active support during  preparation of  MAP, APA applications
  • Analyze withholding tax implications on foreign transactions in terms of provisions of the Income Tax Act, Tax Treaties etc. as well as TDS implications on domestic transactions and provide inputs to business, CGBS teams
  • Renewal of Insurance policies, managing, processing Insurance related claims
  • Develop and maintain an effective working relationship with the tax authorities, relevant members of the business and functional teams, and external service providers
  • Assist with the formation and modification of key tax processes including compliance, related systems and automation of the same
  • Give basic tax technical training to other stake holders
  • Work with external service providers in relation to any of the above, as and when necessary.


Educational Qualification / Experience:

  • Chartered Accountant (India), post qualification experience in a large Indian corporate/MNC/ Big 4 firm/ reputed local CA firm.
  • Professional Qualification Proven and relevant experience in handling Indian corporate tax, personal tax and working knowledge of GST, Excise, Service Tax, VAT.
  • Familiarity with basic international tax issues and working knowledge of International Tax treaties.
  • Experience and knowledge of working with ERP systems (preferably SAP) and MS Excel





Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. 

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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