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Tax Strategy Lead

Apply NowEmail Me Job ID R0017655 Date posted 07/08/2020 Location: Tokyo, Japan

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Job Description

Please note that this job requires native level Japanese language command not only in speaking, but also in business writing and reading.

タケダでは、常に患者さんを中心に考え、その生活を豊かにするためにイノベーションを推進しています。そして、従業員一人ひとりにそれぞれの能力と熱意に応じた成長の機会を提供することにも組んで取り組んでいます。私たちと一緒に、世界中の人々のいのちに貢献し、さらなる成長と活躍を目指しませんか。

タケダは5万人以上の従業員が、80以上の国や地域で働くグローバルな企業です。すべての従業員が世界中の人々の生活をより良いものにしたいという信念をもち、そしてタケダイズム(誠実:公正・正直・不屈)を日々の業務で体現しています。私たちは、237年の研究開発型の製薬企業としての伝統のもと団結し、優れた医薬品の創出を通じて、人々の健康と医療の未来に貢献することをミッションとして掲げています。 

Job Description:

- Report to Head of Global Tax Strategy & Planning (location: UK) and Japan Tax Head (location: Japan)

- Implementation of tax strategies & initiatives (e.g. rate/cash tax objectives)

- Evaluation of tax impacts & implementation of Japanese business development activities (e.g. licensing, divestments, M&A).

- Lead major initiatives and assist in developing plans to navigate complex Japanese tax aspects of Takeda’s global business operations.Examples of relevant initiatives include supply chain planning, negotiating / obtaining tax incentives for new operations / sites & assessing Japanese tax impacts of international of operations (Japanese Controlled Foreign Company Rules).

- Support structuring for major transactions such as acquisitions, mergers, partnerships, joint ventures, licensing transactions & post transaction integration, as well as business restructuring efforts lead by the Global Tax Planning Team and advise on Japanese tax aspects. Lead such efforts (in liaison with the Global Tax Planning Team) for projects solely relating to Takeda’s business in Japan.

- Translate technical tax matters into non-technical terms for presentation to senior management.

- Communicate / present tax aspects in a clear and effective manner across all levels of the company and support communication with senior management.

- Monitor Japanese law changes and determine the impact to the organization along with assisting Takeda’s government affairs group with tax lobbying efforts.

- Maintain relationships both within and outside of the tax department in order to ensure awareness across the organization of tax issues impacting the organization.

- Support implementation of international tax matters such as Japanese CFC and Earnings Stripping Rules

- Support Takeda's Japanese tax compliance and tax audit

Requirement:

- Qualification: Zeirishi (Licensed Tax Attorney) or CPA, with 10+ years of experience in cross-border/domestic M&A/reorganization transactions and J-CFC in industries

- Language: Japanese & English

Locations

Tokyo, Japan

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

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