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EMEA Corporate Income Tax Analyst

Job Name

EMEA Corporate Income Tax Analyst






Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

Senior Tax Manager

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Juliette Lamagnère Hudson

About the role

Your Opportunity

In this role you will be responsible for CIT compliance and related processes for various EMEA countries (with the special focus on Switzerland), ensuring the filings are submitted on time, tracking tax compliance law changes, and implementing accordingly. This role will help you to increase the knowledge in tax by working with different markets at the same time, working with different tax professionals and tax advisors.  Also, this position helps the person to develop different soft skills due to the high interaction across many functions (Finance & Non-Finance) as a resource to the international markets and service center employees. The candidate will deal with confidential and sensitive data and must ensure conformity with policies, procedures, and regulations of Bacardi and external government agencies.

About You 

This role is for you if you are a tax professional looking for a step up in your tax career to learn about other tax legislations and tax processes, with strong analytical and diagnostic skills, curious to challenge the status quo and with an excellent customer service mindset. 


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Migration of corporate tax filings work and internal/local tax processes from another team member or local market with the special focus on Switzerland.
  • Extraction and review of data from SAP for the preparation of the local fillings. 
  • Coordinate the information flow from and to the local finance teams and the local advisors as applicable. 
  • Timely and accurate filing of the tax filings/returns with the Tax Authorities. 
  • Coordination and approval of the tax payments derived from the tax filings – thresholds. 
  • Coordination with Bacardi Enterprise Services (BES) of any information required for the filings and ensuring that the information received from BES is correct for the purpose of the filings and returns.  Work with BES in case information needs to be corrected or processes re-designed as necessary. 
  • Perform quarterly review of the tax accounts and prepare tax provision at year-end.
  • Research and prepare working papers for various book/tax differences
  • Documentation, implementation and improvement of processes and flows of information for the purpose of generating the tax filings/returns. 
  • Keep updated with regards to changes in the law or internally that impact the filings/returns. 
  • Collaborate in the implementation of tax law changes and internal or external audits. 

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Must be fluent in English; (French preferably and any other language is a plus)
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree (tax) Accounting or Business Administration
  • Strong analytical and diagnostic skills
  • Previous experience in tax filings/returns: 2-3 years at least.
  • Previous accounting experience beyond tax: 2-3 years at least.
  • Swiss tax filings experience: preferable
  • Previous experience with SAP is a must
  • Previous experience in Shared Services environment- preferred
  • Big 4 previous experience- preferred
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (particularly MS Excel) and MS SharePoint
  • Detail oriented with the ability to capture information in a clear, concise manner and can adapt information for various audiences 
Personal Qualities
  • Operate and orchestrate seamlessly within a matrix organization 
  • Strong analytical and diagnostic skills
  • Detail oriented with the ability to capture information in a clear, concise manner and can adapt information for various audiences

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.