Tax Manager UK & Ireland

ABIn Bev
Central London, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Company description:

About the Company

We are Budweiser Brewing Group, the UK & Ireland business of AB InBev, the world's leading brewer. We brew some of the UK's favourite beers including Budweiser, Bud Light, Stella Artois, Corona & Camden Hells. We have big ambitions when it comes to growing the beer category, championing our nation's iconic beer community, promoting a smart drinking culture & protecting our environment.
Most of all we want to be a great place to work where everyone can develop at the pace of their talent. Our people are our greatest strength and our culture of meritocracy means whether you are a brew master, brand enthusiast or new graduate, if you are willing to accept the challenge & embrace our fast-paced environment, the opportunities are limitless.

As part of AB InBev we work with 175,000 colleagues in 50 markets, brewing & selling over 500 different beer brands in more than 150 countries. We are a diverse group but what unites us is our culture of constantly looking for new challenges and our shared dream of bringing people together for a better world.

Job description:

About the role
Your function is part of the UK Tax Department. You will be responsible for direct and indirect tax matters of the operational ABI Group companies in the UK.

The role reports to the Head of Tax within the UK business, and will involve significant exposure to the local Control team, Commercial Finance Director and UK head, as well as the European Control and Tax teams and the Business Support teams in Prague and India.

As tax manager you will be responsible to support the business with optimization and guidance on direct and indirect tax matters while ensuring a solid position towards the tax authorities.
You will be responsible for monitoring transfer price setting while ensuring compliance with BEPS and local tax rules.


•Implement tax planning and tax optimization projects in order to increase efficiency in direct and indirect taxes (incl. but not limited to corporate income tax, VAT, dividend withholding tax, property taxes, other local taxes and excl. excises and payroll taxes)
•Ensure compliance with tax law (both direct and indirect taxes), ensure all tax returns are submitted within legal timing, review and sign off tax payments and ensure tax payments are done within the legal deadlines
•Monitor tax legislation changes that could have an impact and share this knowledge with the UK business
•Support tax audits by UK tax authorities (both for direct and indirect taxes)
•Perform monthly sanity checks on VAT books, and specifically on VAT rates, deductibility, proper set up in Systems (ERP)
•Manage Transfer Price Documentation
•Prepare monthly tax reporting
•Forecast and budget for Tax Payments

Required profile:


•University degree in Tax Economics, Business and related field required or similar level education.
•Recognised tax qualification
•3 - 6 years of relevant professional tax experience with a Big 4 firm or a multinational company, incl. experience in working with HMRC and other authorities
•Strong compliance mindset
•Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills (highly structured and systematic approach to delivering business solutions)
•Strong influencer, able to challenge management and staff where appropriate
•Excellent communication and IT skills, experience in SAP-ERP is an asset
•Excellent team player, building relationships across functional areas and manage ongoing relationships with external advisors and HMRC to ensure the organization receives satisfactory standards of service.
•Able to work on own initiative and prioritize workload effectively
•Basic statutory accounting skills and IFRS knowledge

What we offer:

At the heart of our dynamic global growth is a simple belief: nothing should come between incredibly talented people and an accelerated career.

That's why we dream big. Why we look to the future, not the past. Why we value talent over title. And why we hire people that can be better than ourselves.

At AB InBev you'll join a driven team that shares your desire to grow, your courage to challenge and commitment to act. In return, we'll reward your achievements.

The opportunity is here. Make it yours!

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