China Tax Leader
Lead China Tax team Devise and implement tax planning Handle acquisitions, divestitures and mergers in China Design, implement and maintain best practices to minimize tax risk Co-ordinate and defend tax audits Assist in obtaining approval for payments to foreign parties Oversee income tax and indirect tax compliance Handle tax financial reporting to the head office Manage day-to-day tax issues Oversee transfer pricing matters and work closely with global transfer pricing team in Canada Communicate with operating divisions regarding tax risks and tax development Work closely with external partners (e.g. tax advisors) in a cost effective manner. Carry out all duties in accordance with Magna's internal policies, procedures and guidelines, as well as Magna's Corporate Constitution and Employee's Charter Knowledge and Education A university degree in accounting or in law. Work Experience At least 8 years of tax practice in China preferably with experience in one of four big accounting firms (Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PwC) or a law firm with a large tax practice. Skills and Competencies Effective leadership and management skills. Effective and efficient written and oral communication skills in both Chinese and English. Extensive knowledge of Chinese direct & indirect taxes and understanding of tax and accounting implications of global manufacturing operations, including transfer pricing. Ability to translate strategic concepts into practical solutions. Additional Information Travel within China and to North America required.