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Tax Compliance Senior Analyst

Job Name

Tax Compliance Senior Analyst


Costa Rica




Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

Tax Sr. Analyst

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Irene Castro

About the role


This role will be working with tax compliance processes of Latin America, ensuring the filings are submitted on time, tracking tax 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.


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. 


  • Execution of the migration of the tax filings work and internal/local tax processes from another team member or local market.
  • 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 before the Tax Authorities.
  • Coordination and approval of the tax payments derived from the tax filings – thresholds.
  • Coordination with 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 the BES in case information needs to be corrected or processes re-designed as necessary.
  • Review of the reconciliations of the tax accounts on a monthly and yearly basis.
  • Preparation/review of the Corporate Income Tax provision (current and deferred tax) and complete the tax worksheets for the purpose of Corporate consolidation.
  • Documentation, implementation and improvement of processes and flows of information for the purpose of generating the tax filings – tax returns.
  • Keep updated with regards to changes in the law or internally that impact the filings-returns.
  • Collaborate/lead in the implementation of tax law changes and internal or external audits.
  • Manage Procomer audit for Costa Rica legal entity and implement all the changes that are required to be in compliant with Procomer regulations.

Skills and Experience

  • University degree Accounting or Business Administration
  • Strong analytical and diagnostic skills
  • Strong experience in tax accounting, tax provisions and corporate income tax.
  • Previous experience in tax filings-reporting– tax returns: 2-3 years at least.
  • Previous accounting experience beyond tax: 2-3 years at least.
  • Latin America tax filings experience: preferable
  • Previous experience managing audits and requirements from Procomer for the Free Trade Zone Regimen
  • Previous experience with SAP is a must
  • Previous experience in Shared Services environment- preferred
  • Big 4 previous experience- preferred
  • Must be fluent in English (another language is a plus)
  • Proficiency with the 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
  • Operate and orchestrate seamlessly within the matrix
  • 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.