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Opportunity Details

Tax Manager, Italy

Posted: 2019-02-07
Location:
Italy, Gallarate
About the role:
We would like to invite you to be part of our talent community for future opportunities at AB InBev! As soon as there is a position in line with your profile, we will contact you immediately.

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, Italy

About the role

Your function is part of the BU South Tax Department. You will be responsible for all direct and indirect tax matters of Italy and for the supervision of direct and indirect tax matters for BU South as a whole (BU South being Italy, Spain and Canarian Islands and Spain and Canarian Islands having their own tax manager role in the country).

Responsibilities 

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 for the local markets in the BU while ensuring compliance with BEPS and local tax rules.

Role 
  • Propose, develop, lead and 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, excise duties/beer tax, dividend withholding tax, property taxes and other local taxes) for BU South
  • Ensure compliance with tax law (both direct and indirect taxes) for the Italian entity, 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 on Italy and share this knowledge with the Italian business
  • Supervise and manage tax audits by Italian 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 excise duties in collaboration with the tax warehouses, providing insights and directions on problem solving (wrong loads, EMCS issues, differences). Manage excise recovery from scrapping
  • Manage Transfer Price Documentation with support of external Consultants
  • Prepare monthly tax reporting for the Italian company 
  • Forecast and budget for Tax Payments for BU South
About the candidate:
Profile 
  • Master's degree in economics, law and/or taxation 
  • 5-7 Years of relevant professional transfer pricing experience with a Big 4 firm or a multinational company 
  • Strong compliance mindset 
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills (highly structured and systematic approach to delivering business solutions)
  • Excellent communication and IT skills
  • Excellent team player, building relationships across functional areas
  • Excellent oral and written Italian and English skills, knowledge of Spanish is an asset
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®.