Senior Manager, Tax











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BASF has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885. With large production sites in Shanghai, Nanjing and Chongqing, as well as a global and regional research and development hub in Shanghai, BASF is a major foreign investor in the country’s chemical industry. BASF posted sales of approximately €8.5 billion in 2020 to customers in Greater China and employed 8,948 people as of the end of the year. For further information, please visit

•    Identify tax planning ideas and lead cross-functional teams to implement tax solutions
•    Advocate for tax policies and lead tax audit investigations in Greater China 

Main Tasks: 
•    Proactively identify tax planning ideas to minimize tax exposures and maximize tax savings in Greater China
•    Implement global / regional tax initiatives in Greater China
•    Provide professional tax advice to cross-functional teams and business units
•    Interact with and maintain good liaison relationship with the relevant tax authorities to advocate legitimately for the companies in Greater China
•    Lead tax audit investigations
•    Streamline tax filing process to mitigate tax exposures and improve efficiency and accuracy
•    Interact with and gain acceptance from the Management and stakeholders on various tax initiatives and solutions
•    Lead and align with cross-functional teams to develop and implement tax solutions  

•    Education: Bachelor Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Engineering or Economics 
•    Working Experience: At least 10 years of tax professional experience (of which at least 6 years of Big 4 experience)
•    Technical & Professional Knowledge: Professional Accounting qualifications (CICPA, RTA or equivalent); Strong analytical, conceptual, presentation and report writing skills; Good Chinese and English speaking and writing skills; Persuasive and purpose driven; Ability to lead, develop and motivate team members.

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