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Tax Manager

Date: Jan 21, 2023

Location: Frankfurt am Main, HE, DE

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.



Tax Manager  


The following position is open in HesseGermany.


What makes this a great opportunity?

This is a key position in the BSI Tax Department since Germany is the largest market in the International Region and the company where critical roles of the organization are based. The Tax Manager must be a relevant resource that becomes a recognized business partner to guide the stakeholders through the complex tax regulations and procedures and to convert them in clear guidelines for the business, aligned with Corporate policies.


This position will have the opportunity to develop tax planning initiatives in the assigned markets and be a trusted advisor for the business in ad hoc initiatives. It will also be exposed to multinational projects in interaction with members of the Global Tax team and other Departments of the BSI organization.


 Here is a summary of the purpose and scope of the position in bullet points:


  • Support to Senior Tax Manager in delivery of Tax Function support to Beam Suntory

  • Corporate Income Tax Compliance responsibility for Germany, Austria and Poland, including local Financial Statements tax provision preparation;

  • Tax accounting responsibility for direct taxes in Germany, Austria and Poland

  • Responsible for local Transfer Pricing compliance and support to Transfer Pricing Team;

  • Ad hoc Project leadership and participation on tax matters

  • Principal contact with Tax Authorities and Beam Suntory’s representative in tax audits;

  • External and Internal Tax Audit liaison

  • Responsible for teaming with the business to ensure business initiatives are executed in a tax efficient and tax compliant manner.


Role Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Corporate Income Tax Compliance process including forecasts, payments, cash optimisation and assessments for Germany, Austria and Poland;
  • Primary Responsibility for Local GAAP and IFRS tax accounting and reporting for Germany, Austria and Poland;
  • Ensures adequate Transfer Pricing compliance and documentation for Germany Austria,  Poland, and other selected EMEA countries and support to Transfer Pricing Team;
  • Continuous Review of the tax position in the assigned countries, to achieve cash tax savings and effective tax rate benefits in a compliant manner;
  • Support to the business and project participation and leadership of ad hoc projects/initiatives regarding all tax aspects;  
  • Responsible for Tax Authority inspections and develops productive relationships with the Tax Authorities in their respective jurisdictions;
  • Responsible for provision of tax information for Germany, Austria and Poland in response to Group Compliance obligations;
  • Compliance with all risk management procedures on Income Tax reporting and primary point of contact for Internal and External Tax Audit process.


Qualifications & Experience

  •   University Degree, preferable in Accounting, Business, Law or Finance. Tax Adviser (Steuerberater)
  •   Extensive experience in tax area (minimum 7+ years): general taxation, tax accounting, experience in audits. Indirect taxation experience would be a plus. 


  • Core Competencies
    • Drive for results
    • Managing change
    • Problem solving
    • Planning and organizing
    • Relationship building




At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.