Tax Lead

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Company: Shell
Skills: Accounting
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


Pillar 2 Tax Lead Role is a key role in Manage Direct Tax (MDT) and Pillar 2 Project teams based in Chennai. In this position you will be responsible for implementation of BEPS Pillar 2 within the given MDT Region. You will have a proven track record of involvement in such projects as well as expert knowledge of corporate tax, IFRS, tax accounting and compliance matters with an increased focus on controls and automation.

  • HSSE - Ensure sound HSSE practice in day-to-day work.
  • BEPS Pillar 2 Compliance
    • Represent Manage Direct Tax (MDT) operation in Pillar 2 Project Team and contribute to following:
      • Identification data requirement and system changes;
      • Participation in setting up process framework (KAS, TDRT, RASCI, Wis, BCP etc.) and ensure zero waste process;
      • Co-contribution in development of solution / brining innovative ideas;
      • Performance of UAT for interim and final tool / solution so develop and provide inputs to Pillar 2 Project and assurance to MDT Operations.
      • Proactive identification of risks and put the best efforts in remediation.
      • Co-contribute to digital aspiration of Shell for Pillar 2 compliance;
      • Share the best tax accounting practices and challenges during implementation of Pillar 2 tool (interim and final);
      • Provide regional inputs in Training Agenda;
      • Participation in forming compliance framework for group record management policy; and
    • Interact with Regional MDT teams and ensure smooth & real-time flow of information / engagements through:
      • Monitoring external developments and developing Shell approach to jurisdictional Qualifying minimum Domestic Top Up Tax (QDMTT) under guidance of with Heads of Tax Filing and Reporting (HOFRs);
      • Bring these inputs back to Pillar 2 Project Team and explore leverage upon common data set, process framework etc. to jurisdictional QDMTT.
      • Identifying training needs for MDT Operations and assisting their delivery with help of HOFRs and Pillar 2 Project team.
      • Providing real time updates to HOFRs and their delegates on Pillar 2 Project progress; and
    • Preparation of tax reporting for Pillar 2 compliance from Q1FY24 (including but not limited to preparation of safe harbor computations, Pillar 2 tax computations, determination top up tax with allocation / segmentation, preparation and submission Journal entries for consolidation)
    • Effective collaboration with MDT, Country Tax Team, Group Reporting, R&A etc. to ensure successful implementation of Pillar 2 compliance framework
    • Ensure correct and timely escalations on roadblocks and implement intervention brought in effectively