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Opportunity Details

Tax Manager Belgium

Posted: 2018-06-20
Belgium, Leuven GHQ -floor 04
About the role:
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!

Tax Manager Belgium

About the role

Your function is part of the BeLux (Belgium and Luxemburg) Tax Department and will be responsible for direct and indirect tax matters of the Belgian operational entities. 


Increase efficiency and ensure compliance in line with Belgian tax law requirements in the area of direct and indirect taxes, incl. 
  • Value added tax (VAT) 
  • Corporate income tax (CIT) 
  • Other taxes (e.g. Withholding tax returns, forms 281.50, local taxes, ...) 
  • Critical review of VAT returns (and other relevant filings) prepared by the GCC and verification of the questioned transactions 
  • Maintain and ensure correct VAT set-up in our SAP-system 
  • Provide VAT advice to the business 
  • Calculate the corporate income tax provisions for the Belgian operational entities and prepare the income tax returns 
  • Monitor country regulations and changes in legislation, both in direct as indirect tax matters 
  • Contribute to projects both in direct as indirect tax matters and interact with different stakeholders
  • Support tax audits, both in direct as indirect tax matters
  • Manage ZBB tax package (local taxes)
About the candidate:
  • Master's degree in economics, law and/or taxation 
  • 2-5 Years of relevant professional tax experience with a Big 4 firm or a multinational company 
  • Good understanding of Belgian corporate income tax and VAT legislation, good working knowledge of VAT rules within the EU
  • Strong compliance mindset 
  • Strong technical skills, knowledge of SAP is an asset
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent team player, building relationships across functional areas
  • Excellent oral and written English skills, fluent in Dutch and/or French

About the Company

We are AB InBev.   Committed to driving growth that leads to better living for more people, in more places.  Through brands and experiences that bring people together.  Through our dedication to brewing the best beer with the best ingredients.  And through our commitment to helping farmers, retailers, entrepreneurs and communities grow.   We are building a company to last. Not just for a decade, but for the next 100 years. Through our brands and our investment in communities, we will bring more people together, making our company an integral part of our consumers’ lives for generations to come.
Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium; to the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US;  and  the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. Now, with operations in over 50 countries, and our brands sold in over 100, we are truly a world leader, and our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser®, Corona® and Stella Artois®.