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Senior Associate

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About the job

Line of Service

Not Applicable


Management Level
Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary
A career in our Indirect Tax practice, within Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet and manage their tax obligations across unique but ever changing tax specialties. You’ll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing indirect taxes, dispute resolution, and global enterprise tax solutions.

Our team helps our clients optimise cash flow and reduce risk by managing challenges related to indirect taxes. You’ll support our clients with all aspects of indirect taxation related to global, regional and domestic projects as well as comprehensive restructuring and reporting value added tax projects.

Role Details

Position / Job Title

Assistant Manager-Indirect Tax


  • Chartered Accountant (CA) or Lawyer (LL.B.) with relevant exposure.
  • Additional qualification of Company Secretary (CS) would be an added advantage.


  • 3-5 years
  • Primary area of expertise/ experience should be indirect tax.

Indirect Tax
Job Description

PwC’s Indirect Tax Practice provides comprehensive advice and assistance on Goods & Services Tax (GST), Customs duties, Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), erstwhile Central Excise, Service Tax, VAT/CST laws and relevant rules/ regulations framed thereunder. Our Services include the following:


  • Advice on classification, valuation, applicability of taxes on transactions and admissibility to tax benefits/exemptions
  • Opinions on indirect tax matters
  • Providing innovative but rigorous tax planning ideas

Indirect Tax Reviews / Health Checks /Due Diligence Reviews

  • Undertaking comprehensive reviews of business operations to identify tax planning opportunities as well as compliance gaps (if any)
  • Conducting detailed indirect tax due diligence reviews (buy side / sell side)

Compliance Support and Outsourcing

  • Indirect tax compliance support/ outsourcing on an all India basis
  • Preparation of customised compliance manuals on all indirect taxes
  • Provision of complete support for customs related party proceedings (i.e. SVB)

Litigation support

  • Drafting replies to notices and Drafting appeals and submissions
  • Assisting people manager in appearances before adjudication and appellate authorities up to the Tribunal, including authority for anti-dumping duty
  • Briefing of Senior Counsel


  • Supporting, marketing initiatives
  • Thought, leadership initiatives

We also provide for Strategic Consulting, Trade Facilitation and Representation services

Profile Requirements

Working in this discipline will see an Assistant Manager working on engagements and with team (the strength of which will vary depending on client/project).

To qualify for the same an Assistant Manager will need:

  • To be a Qualified Chartered Accountant or Lawyer with relevant exposure and 3-5 years of experience as Associate.
  • Relevant experience should be on indirect tax matters
  • Additional qualification of Company Secretary (CS) would be an added advantage.
  • Other prerequisite skills include:
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Expert knowledge of indirect tax laws relating to GST, Customs, erstwhile Central Excise, Service Tax, VAT/ CST laws
    • Knowledge of direct tax and transfer pricing is expected, and the interplay of direct tax/ transfer pricing principles with indirect tax. 
    • Excel, presentation and report writing skills are extremely important
    • Should have experience in appearing/ representing matters before tax and regulatory authorities

Subject Matter Expertise required

  • Full knowledge of Indirect Tax laws relating to GST, customs, erstwhile Service Tax, Central Excise, VAT/CST laws
  • Knowledge of the current GST developments (including judicial precedents) and impact of the same on the industry

Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)
Degrees/Field of Study required:

Degrees/Field of Study preferred:

Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

Required Skills

Optional Skills

Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)

Travel Requirements
Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

Job Posting End Date
November 23, 2022