Direct Tax Senior – Africa portfolio

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**Job Description :**

**The taste:**

The purpose of this role is to ensure that the markets’ direct tax processes (including CIT, TP and other supplementary returns) are undertaken accurately, efficiently (utilizing automation and outsourcing where applicable) and on time and the surrounding internal control procedures, legislative requirements are strictly adhered to.

The role will implement and ensure ongoing operation of the Global Direct Tax and Transfer Pricing processes, controls and automation tools under the new Tax Operating model.

Scope of role covers preparing, reviewing CIT, and connected returns and supporting the transfer pricing cycle. This requires interaction with the Direct Tax Analysts, a number of functions including both markets and central functions with a special focus on statutory compliance and financial controlling teams.


+ Preparing/supporting/reviewing CIT returns and connected supplementary returns in accordance with global standard process and controls,

+ Support the annual transfer pricing processes, ensuring Diageo’s transfer pricing principles are reflected in the CIT returns proving information for routine CIT, TP and other direct tax related audit enquiries and projects for your markets under the supervisory of the Direct Tax Lead

+ Ensuring compliance with market specific regulatory requirements and legislative changes working closely with Direct Tax Lead, Tax Business Partner and Outsourced service provider.

+ Preparing (and in some cases reviewing) balance sheet reconciliations and ensuring these are done on time and in an internal and external control compliant way.

+ Actively managing and coordinating tax document retention for your markets. Working with the Global Outsource Provider on Tax reporting processes including

**How to serve**

+ Preferably qualified accountant, lawyer or tax advisor with 2-3 years of experience in direct tax environment

+ Experience at an operational level in direct tax, controls and risk management

+ Experience with transitions and project management is an advantage

+ Experience in working with integrated software system (SAP) is an advantage

+ Experience of Tax Reporting and IFRS

+ Able to work with tight deadlines

+ Strong communication and influencing skills in English

+ Strong risk management skills, ability to follow-up/flag potential issues

+ Additional language skills would be an advantage

**Cherry on top:**

+ Opportunity to climb up on the career ladder

+ We won the Fittest Workplace Award, of course we have a Gym

+ Urban legend is true, we do have a Rooftop Bar

+ Easy to reach downtown location

+ Our unique brands are available in our staff shop

+ We live our values and color our lives

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As a global leader in beverage alcohol, our 200+ brands are part of everyday celebrations in over 180 countries. Our ambition? We want to be one of the best performing, most trusted and respected consumer products companies in the world.

Ever since Arthur Guinness took out a 9,000 year lease on a Dublin brewery, some 250 years ago, we became a business that is defined by the character of the people who work here. It took immense character from Alexander Walker to convince the captains of every ship in the port of Glasgow to take crates of Johnnie Walker to the four corners of the world. Today, nothing’s changed.

We’re proud to be more than 30,000 talented people. While they make our iconic brands ever stronger around the world, we help them go further than they thought possible. In fact, we’re helping to define their career growth through stretching roles and exciting development opportunities.

Diageo is where you’ll find a wide variety of personalities, experiences and perspectives, wherever you’re based in the world. It makes for a stimulating and rewarding working environment, where everyone can flourish.