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China Tax Center of Excellence Supervisor

Job Name

China Tax Center of Excellence Supervisor






Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

Tax Compliance Director

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Amy Geng

About the role

What does a  Tax Center of Excellence Supervisor do?

A Tax CoE Supervisor is responsible for  the tax compliance & reporting of our China legal entities, as well as any other market to be supported, such as Japan. He (or she) works in tight collaboration with the Bacardi Enterprise Services team, the local Finance team and other internal stakeholders to ensure our tax reporting information is filed timely and accurately. 

About You

You are a Tax Leader who places tax compliance at the heart of your work by preparing and managing our tax reports and filings to ensure our Company adheres to the tax legislation and regulations.
You partner and work with Founders Mentality with other functions to ensure the information is timely and correctly reflected in our tax fillings and obligations. You proactively look for process improvement opportunities and best practices implementation because you know that drives long term efficiencies. You interact with Tax Authorities to ensure our tax reports and obligations are correctly submitted.


With our Consumer at the heart, your key responsibilities will be to:
  • Preparation, filing, managing, and archiving of our tax reports and obligations, including the VAT returns, CIT returns, Stamp Duty return, Consumption tax return, and all other statutory reports and filings.  This includes the reconciliation of our SAP information, the government system information, and our tax return information.
  • Point of contact with the Tax Authorities with regards to tax compliance matters.
  • Manage the relationship with the local tax advisors for the preparation, review, and filings of tax returns (as applicable)
  • Process improvement implementation in relation to processes that have a tax impact. Partner with the different functions to implement improvements, workflows, and controls. SOX control owner for tax control processes. 
  • Day to day interaction on tax matters with other functions such as BES, local finance and particularly with the other Global Tax areas such as the Tax CoEs in Costa Rica and Netherlands, Tax Reporting, Tax Advisory and Transfer Pricing. 

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/or Tax. 
  • Experience in a Big 4 /Multinational on tax compliance with direct and indirect tax reports and obligations.
  • Experience in Tax compliance for at least 6-7 years, including interacting with the Authorities and understanding the Tax Authorities systems and reports. 
  • Digitally savvy with experience with SAP Financial System and pulling of data-reports from SAP. 
  • Proficiency in English is a must. Japanese language is a nice to have.
  • Experience with working in a Shared Service Center environment and day to day interaction with operational functions.
Personal Qualities
  • Globally minded and able to demonstrate cross-cultural – cross functional understanding and sensitivity 
  • Good communication skills to interact with different cross functional partners, external advisors and Tax Authorities.
  • Disciplined, excellence in the quality of work and attention to detail in the day to day paperwork. 
  • Process improvement mentality – and positive “Can Do” attitude. 
  • Resilience and mental strength to deal with ambiguity, stay calm under pressure and keep the team and Family spirit.
  • This is the first step in a potential global career with Bacardi, so global mobility is considered an advantage.

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.