British American Tobacco Romania is currently looking for an Area Corporate Tax Manager for the South Central Europe Area to be based in Bucharest.
Manage accurate and timely delivery of tax compliance within Romania and Area cluster to comply with all applicable local requirements & deadlines;
Monitor, verify and document that the governance processes for the Area structure are operating effectively to support the European Trading Model;
Oversee and manage the assessment of potential intangible activity to ensure the integrity of the European Trading Model is maintained. Ensure contemporaneous documentation and evidence is maintained which supports the role of brand marketing locally within the context of BATs wider marketing framework;
Lead local engagement with the Romanian Tax Authorities [including fiscal inspections and APA programmes], ensuring BAT is open, transparent and has positive working relationships wherever possible;
Ensure that the 3 Romanian entities are compliant with corporate tax compliance and transfer pricing process maps, CbCR & CFC reporting requirements and SOX controls. Oversee and monitor compliance within the Area cluster. Ensure compliance can be evidenced, documentary support is maintained and that exceptions are noted and agreed by the TLM;
Support the regional transfer pricing processes to ensure contemporaneous documentation is produced and validated with the business;
Lead end-market tax committee meetings in the Area cluster to ensure that the governance managing tax risk is effective;
Monitor and manage legislative change domestically, within the EU and internationally. Ensuring risks are appropriately flagged and mitigation plans executed.
Oversee and manage the corporate tax data requirements for the region. Ensure adequate processes exist, are documented with controls in place, ensure resources are identified and in place in the Shared Service and escalate to the Regional Head of Corporate Tax areas of concern or potential weakness;
Ensure clear management service and operational guidelines to enable the effective utilisation of tax technology are in place with the Shared Service and this is monitored and performance benchmarked to facilitate an efficient tax compliance and transfer pricing process;
Oversee the roll-out of tax technology in the Share Service, ensure its purpose is understood and its embedded and managed appropriately. Validate the efficiency of any software utilised, identify areas for improvement and capture opportunities for future improvement development;
Facilitate the resolution of issues escalated by End Markets regarding performance of tax technology by identifying and liaising with key resources identified with in the shared service;
Review the effectiveness of CFOM, to ensure PE/TP risk is effectively managed; ensure governance processes and controls are in place to document role of Shared Service under CFOM.
A degree in Accounting/Tax;
Accounting and/or Tax qualifications;
A minimum of 5-7 years of relevant corporate tax and transfer pricing experience obtained within a Big 4 or multinational enterprise;
Experience of tax compliance and resolving issues with tax authorities in multiple countries;
Detailed understanding of accounting concepts and principles;
Results driven person, with excellent communication, people management and interpersonal skills.