GroupM | Industrial Trainee

Finance & Commercial Mumbai, India Requisition ID:33831


Position at GroupM

Overview of job
GroupM is the world’s largest media investment company and are a part of WPP.

We are currently looking for young professionals (Industrial Trainee) who are looking forward to making their careers in the taxation related compliances and advisory, based out of Mumbai to join us. In this role, you will be primarily assisting the team of experiences tax professionals in day-to-day tax compliances along with advisory and litigation related matters.

At GroupM India, our people are our strength, which is why fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion is important to us.

Reporting of the role

This role reports to: Senior Director / Director - Taxation

In this role, your goals will be:

Indirect Tax :

  • Assisting in carrying out GST compliances, reconciliation and review of determination of liability, payment of GST, filing of GST Returns, E way Bill.
  • Monitoring GST Returns and proper claim of input tax credit, VAT and GST refunds VAT Audit, GST Audit
  • Assisting in compilation of details related to Indirect Taxation litigations
  • Monitoring of notices and various correspondences with the indirect tax department
  • Assistance in tracking of GST compliances along with litigations and refund application and refund follow-ups etc.


Direct Tax:

  • Assistance in managing all the direct tax compliances such as Corporate Tax Return, Transfer Pricing Certificate & Reports, Tax Audit, advance tax compliance, deferred tax, Effective tax rate reconciliation, Master file compliances, SFT Filling etc.
  • Review of tax financials and computation of income
  • Assisting in compilation of details related to Direct Taxation litigations
  • Monitoring of notices and various correspondences with the Direct tax department


What you’ll bring:

  • Willingness to learn on the job
  • Relationship and Networking skills of the best nature
  • Confidence in communication
  • Working responsibly in inclusive environment with integrity, teamwork and trust
  • Proactiveness and eagerness to learn new developments


Minimum qualifications:

  • Pursuing Chartered Accountant (existing articleship in taxation shall have added weightage)

About GroupM

GroupM - GroupM leads and shapes media markets by delivering performance enhancing media products and services, powered by data and technology. Our global network agencies and businesses enable our people to work collaboratively across borders with the best in class, providing them the opportunity to accelerate their progress and development. We are not limited by teams or geographies; our scale and diverse range of clients lets us be more adventurous with our business and talent. We give our talent the space, support and tools to innovate and grow.

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 About India

2020 brought opportunities for brands to innovate because of which we saw an evolving media stack. The growth of digital is set to soar high because of changing consumer habits. With approximately 500 million smartphone users, low-priced data plans, 45 to 50 million e-commerce shoppers, approximately 60 OTT offerings and a young population, India is a mobile-first internet market. It is also one of the top 10 ad spend markets in the world and is set to climb the ranks. Global big tech corporations have made considerable investments in top e-commerce/retail ventures and Indian start-ups, blurring the lines between social media, e-commerce and mobile payments, resulting in disruption on an unimaginable scale.

At GroupM India, there’s never a dull moment between juggling client requests, managing vendor partners and having fun with your team. We believe in tackling challenges head-on and getting things done.

GroupM is an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity – it’s about belonging. We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and that’s what makes us so good at what we do. We pride ourselves on being a company that embraces difference and truly represents the global clients we work with.