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Tax Manager India (Direct & Indirect Taxes)

Job Name

Tax Manager India (Direct & Indirect Taxes)






Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

Tax Manager AMEA

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Neha Malik

About the role

Your Opportunity

This role requires managing entire taxation for India region. This position will help you to develop your leadership and soft skills due to the high interaction with the role´s direct reports and the interactions across many functions (Finance& Non-Finance).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 manage and develop people, learn about other tax legislations, and tax processes, with strong analytical, caring, communication, and organizational skills, curious to challenge the status quo and with an excellent leadership mindset. In this role, you will manage all applicable taxes i.e. Corporate tax, TDS, Transfer pricing, GST, Customs and VAT. Directly responsible for tax advisory, assessments, litigation, return filing.


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Partner with the business and identify tax optimization opportunities. Effective & efficient tax controversy management.
  • Implement global tax risk control initiatives and lead local initiatives to identify, evaluate and mitigate tax exposure.
  • Implement global tax policies, standard operational procedures, processes and systems used for tax returns preparation and reporting and monitoring of related compliance.
  • Be integral part of the Finance Community and the Global Tax team.
  • Coach and develop the local tax team.
  • Keeping the internal stakeholders updated on new tax developments and carry out impact assessment for the business
  • Ensure timely and compliant tax filings for both direct and indirect (VAT, GST etc.) taxes.
  • Close interaction with finance teams and external auditors in quarterly and annual closings of the group and statutory financial accounts.
  • Manage relationship with the tax authorities in controversy matters (APA’s, tax assessments and litigations).
  • Complying with various Sox, ICFR and other internal compliances and submission to group entity.

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • CA / Equivalent Degree : with 8-10 years of experience in Big 4 or tax department of any multinational Company.
  • Exposure in consulting background having relevant experience will also be considered.
  • In-depth knowledge of Direct and Indirect Taxes
  • Strong written and oral communication skill.
  • Experience of representation before tax authorities.
  • Hands on experience of dealing with auditors and tax consultants.
  • Strong business focus and ability to team up with internal stake holders
Personal Qualities
  • You are a team player, pro-active, goal-oriented and passionate about delivering results and constantly seek to improve
  • You love the consumer. You create strong positive first impressions and easily build those into great relationships with customers
  • You demonstrate resilience by overcoming challenges and staying calm under pressure
  • You demonstrate entrepreneurial thinking, looking for new ways to achieve better results

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. 

U.S. applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.