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India Tax Manager

Arista Networks

Arista Networks

Pune, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Company Description

Arista Networks pioneered software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale datacenter and campus environments. Arista's award-winning platforms, ranging in Ethernet speeds from 10 to 400 gigabits per second, redefine scalability, agility, and resilience. Arista has shipped more than 20 million cloud networking ports worldwide with CloudVision and EOS, an advanced network operating system. Committed to open standards, Arista is a founding member of the 25/50G consortium. Arista Networks products are available worldwide directly and through partners.

Arista requires a Tax Manager who will be either remote or based out of Arista’s offices in Pune or Bangalore and will report to the Senior Tax Manager based in Bangalore. Not only will you play an integral role within the International Tax Team, but you will also be responsible for supporting the wider business, partnering with colleagues and business partners in the Americas, Europe and Asia. As a result, a high degree of flexibility will be required and provided.

Job Description


  • Prepare quarterly corporate income tax provisions for India and APAC (Asia Pacific) subsidiary companies and perform profitability analytics.
  • Assist in the preparation/review and filing of corporate income tax returns for the Indian and APAC subsidiaries, ensuring timely payment of tax liabilities, and booking accounting journals for same. Assist in audit enquiries on such filings.
  • Assist in Bilateral APA discussions with Indian APA Commissioner, and assist in preparation of APA renewal application
  • Assist in the APAC subsidiaries statutory financial statement preparation, and where relevant, the audit of such subsidiaries.
  • Quarterly GST returns, balance sheet reconciliations, and associated journal entries, for Indian subsidiaries. In many cases this will involve working with local service providers.
  • Assist with Business support for GST matters from Sales & AR team such as taxability of sales orders/invoices & credit memos.
  • Provide data for, and subsequently review, Transfer Pricing Reports for the APAC subsidiaries.
  • Work with customers to minimise withholding taxes and ensure appropriate documentation is provided to allow for recoverability or credit for amounts withheld as appropriate.
  • Present to the wider accounting team on tax topics necessary for their role, or for wider understanding of how the Arista group tax structure works etc.
  • Other associated compliance duties.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance. Chartered Accountant tax qualification.
  • 5+ years of relevant tax experience. Industry experience (US multinational Technology companies) an advantage.
  • Adaptable to changing requirements and with a focus on continuous process improvement for what is a dynamic environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and advanced excel skills. Experience of working with large data set, utilizing vlookup, index/match and Pivot Table to analyse data, identify exceptions etc. is an advantage.
  • Proficiency with accounting software (experience of NetSuite would be an advantage but is not essential).
  • Excellent attention to detail and experience contributing to internal controls and process enhancements.
  • Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to perform well under pressure, juggle multiple priorities, while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Ability to build excellent working relations within a dispersed environment.
  • Due to the international nature of the role, a high degree of flexibility will be offered and required. It may include some part of the working week being in same time zone as California, USA.

Additional Information

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