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Tax Manager

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Date: Feb 16, 2021

Location: VN

Company: Olam International Limited


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Key Duties

  • Lead the tax team in Edible Nuts business.

  • Responsible for import and export document submission to Customs.

  • Handle the Customs Audit for Edible Nuts Business.

  • Responsible for monthly/quarterly/annual tax and invoice reports.

  • Ensure statutory reports to be submitted to the local authorities before the deadline.

  • Tax-audit preparations and working with tax officers for taxes audit.

  • In-charge of reviewing the input VAT recoverable and CIT deductible expenses.

  • Calculation of the tax liabilities of the Company (corporate income tax, VAT…)

  • Preparation and review of tax registers, purchase and sales books;

  • Tax returns preparation and submission to the tax authorities;


  • Preparation of tax payments forecasts, monitoring of correctness of tax payments to the budget;

  • Negotiation with the tax authorities in regard to all tax related issues;

  • Reconciliation with tax authorities on monthly/quarterly basis;

  • Fulfillment of requests of the tax authorities;

  • Methodological support on tax related issues:

  • In-house tax consulting to accounting and other departments regarding all tax issues;

  • Review and analysis of new business processes from the tax risks elimination standpoint;

  • Review and analysis of agreements with counterparties in order to avoid any tax risks;

  • Creation and review of the internal/external policies and procedures from the tax point of view

  • Proactively self-study and draft new updates on accounting, tax and legal regulations and practices.

  • Other ad-hoc jobs assigned by managers

Skills and Requirement

Education/Academic: Bachelor's degree preferably in finance/ accounting/ auditing.

Language/Computer: Proficiency: English proficiency, SAP experience preferred

Proficiency in MS Office applications, SAP, Excel.

Work Experience: 


  • 10 to 15 years’ experience in handling Customs, VAT and other tax related
  • Worked in a Large supply chain organization
  • Exposure in handling complex Customs Audit and VAT Audit
  • Has network in Tax fraternity
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast paced, demanding and sometimes ambiguous work environment.
  • Good commercial sense, strong ability to work with system and structured approach;
  • Strong interpersonal skills to be a good example to perform all managerial duties in terms of self-task-people leadership;
  • Demonstration of multi-tasking ability to set priority among operative management, coaching and being involved to implement and drive improvement initiatives and people development at the same time;
  • Ability to work independently under pressure and in team with high level teamwork approach;
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.