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Specialist - Taxation

Date Posted: Oct 11, 2021

Location: Noida, IN, 0

Company: MetLife

Basic Function

Candidate selected will be part of Controllership (Finance & Accounting) & Taxation (Direct/ Indirect/ International) function. He/ she should have a complete understanding of the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Regulations, Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Customs along with practical experience of handling SEZ/GST/Customs compliances. Basic understanding of Income tax is an added advantage

Essential Functions

  1. SEZ
        1. Clearance of import consignments, duty free local procurement
        2. Clearance of DTA Sales including the Scrap Sale
        3. Clearance for sending Duty Free goods out temporary / permanent for repair / replacement: Faulty Parts & Others : Under Warranty & AMC
        4. Clearance of DTA Sales including the Corrugated Box Scrap
        5. SEZ entry permissions for goods
        6. Event Permission
        7. Assistance in clearance courier consignments
        8. SEZ – Reporting, APR & MPR
        9. Record management
        10. Experience in dealing with the SEZ authorities



  1. TAX
        1. Understanding of GST Act, Rules and regulations
        2. Working Knowledge of GST compliances especially the one related to endorsement of zero- rated invoices under the SEZ
        3. Experience in dealing with the GST authorities  
        4. Income Tax – TDS – Assistance in returns, TDS certificates
        5. Record management



Primary Internal Interactions

All internal functions


Primary External Interactions

  • Regulators
  • Consultants
  • Vendors
  • Technical Skills



  • Proven Computer navigation skills (Mandatory / Optional). Mandatory
  • Proven working knowledge of MS Office suite (Mandatory / Optional) Mandatory
  • Knowledge of accounting standards Optional
  • Experience in working on PeopleSoft/ Oracle Optional


Process Specific Skills



  • Knowledge about the SEZ/GST compliances (Mandatory / Optional) Mandatory
  • Knowledge about the Insurance industry in US (Mandatory / Optional) Optional
  • Knowledge about US Culture Optional
  • Knowledge of collection fundamentals Optional


Soft skills (Mandatory / Desired)


  • Excellent listening, oral or written communication skills or both. Desired
  • Proven customer service skills. Desired
  • Excellent analytical and research skills. Desired
  • Self motivated, well organized and flexible with a sense of urgency approach Mandatory
  • Team work/ Managing Self / Adaptability Mandatory
  • Ability to work successfully in production driven environment Desired
  • Adaptability to change Mandatory
  • Self disciplined and result oriented Mandatory
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks prioritizing effectively. Mandatory
  • Ability to find creative and innovative solutions to business problems Desired



Work Experience Requirements

3-4 years of relevant work experience in SEZ and Tax



MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are ranked #44 on the Fortune 500 list for 2019. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies.      


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.


MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.