Manager - Excise Tax

AB InBev | St. Louis, MO

Posted Date 8/15/2019

Job Summary

  • Provide leadership and guidance to a tax team focused on excise taxes for the Macro breweries, Craft breweries, and Wholesaler business groups of Anheuser Busch-InBev. Drive the execution of business priorities within the excise tax team, by providing the team the proper support and direction to achieve key business objectives while ensuring compliance at all times.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for preparation and filing of excise tax returns, management of excise tax audits and government inquiries
  • Responsible for reviewing Sales & Use Tax returns for Craft breweries
  • Responsible for monthly financial close, journal entries, accrual calculations, and related documentation
  • Ensure compliance to internal controls, standards, and regulations (Excise Tax – Federal and State guidelines, SOX, IFRS etc.)
  • Act as the escalation point for internal and external customers including business unit management to resolve issues
  • Proven experience analyzing complex issues, documenting and presenting findings, and recommendations to senior management
  • Ability to drive excise tax structure with integration of new business initiatives and demands without an existing process
  • Project management for multiple inflows/process improvements efforts
  • Lead and drive process improvement and change management initiatives

Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required, CPA and/or MBA preferred
  • 3+ years accounting experience
  • 2+ years leading less complex business projects
  • Current and extensive working knowledge of excise tax – Federal and State guidelines as well as the ability to stay up-to-date on changing regulations and reporting requirements
  • Understanding of the different TTB regulations around beer, cider, wine, and distilled spirits
  • Understanding of various Sales & Use Tax state rules/regulations
  • Management experience with proven organizational and leadership skills
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize work, delegate responsibilities, and manage processes
  • Ability to influence others to meet business objectives and drive process improvements
  • Manage outsourced work scope, including the ability to review and/or provide support for tasks completed by offshore resources
  • Experience with MS Office Suite including advanced proficiency with Excel
  • Proficiency with SAP or similar ERP systems

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