Direct Tax Manager

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Pune

Job Description:

As a Direct Tax Manager at [Your Company Name], you will play a pivotal role in managing all aspects of direct taxation. You will be responsible for ensuring compliance with tax laws and regulations, optimizing the company’s tax position, and providing strategic tax planning guidance to support the organization’s financial objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Tax Compliance: Oversee the preparation and submission of accurate and timely direct tax returns, including income tax, withholding tax, and other related filings.
  2. Tax Planning: Develop and implement effective tax strategies to optimize the company’s tax position, minimize tax liabilities, and ensure compliance with applicable tax laws and regulations.
  3. Tax Audits: Manage tax audits and inquiries from tax authorities, ensuring a prompt and well-organized response while minimizing potential tax exposure.
  4. Research and Analysis: Stay updated on changes in tax laws and regulations, conduct research on tax issues, and provide recommendations to the senior management team on tax-efficient strategies.
  5. Transfer Pricing: Oversee transfer pricing compliance and documentation to ensure alignment with international guidelines and regulations.
  6. Tax Accounting: Manage the tax accounting process, including the calculation of deferred tax assets and liabilities, and ensure compliance with financial reporting standards.
  7. Tax Risk Management: Identify and assess tax risks and opportunities, implement risk mitigation strategies, and monitor the impact of tax-related decisions on the company’s financial performance.
  8. Team Leadership: Supervise and mentor tax professionals, ensuring the development of a high-performing tax department.
  9. Collaboration: Collaborate with internal departments such as finance, legal, and operations to ensure alignment on tax-related matters.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Taxation, or a related field; CPA or advanced tax certification preferred.
  • Proven experience (X years) in direct taxation, preferably in a managerial or supervisory role.
  • Thorough understanding of local and international tax laws and regulations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in tax software and financial modeling tools.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and manage multiple tasks.

Salary: As per industry standard

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