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Philips Statutory and Tax Manager in Taguig, Philippines


Statutory and Tax Manager - Philippines

Key Summary

  • Responsible for timely compliance and quality of Tax & statutory matters as per local regulations.

  • As Indirect tax specialist, Responsible for VAT reporting, tax accounting, reconciliation & harmonization of processes & Controls execution.

  • Ensures quality, accuracy and integrity of tax information (i.e. underlying documentation, tax data, compliance data etc.) relating to his/her functional area

  • Reports to Head of Finance, Philippines with dotted line to Regional Process Lead, Indirect Tax – APAC, AccOps.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for timely compliance and quality of Tax (VAT, WHT etc.) and statutory matters as per local regulations including monthly corporate tax reporting.

  • Monitor the VAT/GST account reconciliations to ensure compliancy and accounting integrity.

  • As Indirect tax specialist, drives harmonization of processes and controls. Support Key projects to minimize tax risks & improve quality of compliance.

  • Responsible to execute ICS Controls & ensure the process remains SOx compliant

  • Stay updated with changes on statutory & tax rules and regulations; Assesses business Impact.

  • Ensures quality, accuracy and integrity of tax information (i.e. underlying documentation, tax data, compliance data etc.) relating to his/her functional area

  • Ensures that non-recurring transactions are properly accounted, documented and that they pass their audit reviews.

  • Adjusts statutory processes, procedures, document flow & controls.

  • Supports statutory & tax audit requirements. Fulfills requests from regulatory & tax authorities.

  • Prepares and support knowledge sharing for improved processes and competencies.

  • Manages relationships with External & Internal stakeholders. Coordinates with AccOps, Group Tax, ARIC, Infosys and local country stakeholders for tax & statutory responsibilities.


  • Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals.

  • Provides guidance within the latitude of established company policies.

  • Recommends changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect immediate organization(s).

  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.

  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

  • Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.

  • Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.

Key Competencies

  • Bachelor's Degree in Tax, Finance or Equivalent

  • Certified Public Accountant with Degree in Tax specialization (preferred).

  • Experience with local tax, fiscal & Statutory regulatory requirements.

  • Working experience of 5 to 7 Years in Big 4 / MNC Experience.

  • Knowledge of SAP ERP & proficient in excel skills.

  • Knowledge of/ expertise in financial reporting, internal controls, Sox and understanding of business operations

  • Able to drive change in processes to bring organizations in line with harmonized wow and or legal requirements;

  • Decisive, self-motivated and able to work independently.

  • Proactive and ability to analyze, investigate, find root causes and interact with proper channels for solutions and communication purposes.

  • Ability to communicate in English and interact in a multi-cultural environment. Excellent presentation skills.

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