Anheuser-Busch Director, State Income Tax in St. Louis, Missouri
Director, State Income Tax - 21003423
Job Function : FINANCE
Primary Location : United States-Missouri-St. Louis-A-B Headquarters Complex
Schedule : Full-time
Job Type : Permanent
Posting Date : Apr 5, 2021
The candidate will join a state tax team passionate about developing and implementing A-B’s tax strategy across all state taxes, including corporate income taxes, indirect taxes, credits & incentives, and legislative policy! This role will primarily focus on state and local income and franchise tax matters. Key responsibilities
Tax Planning and Research:
Develop and implement multi-state assessments that analyze state income and franchise taxes to identify optimal filing options, exemptions, credits, and corporate structures that can minimize A-B’s tax obligation
Assist in preparing and maintaining tax models computing the state tax impact of federal tax reform, state legislation, planning and positions adopted
Review state tax filing positions and analyze impact to A-B
Research and document tax technical positions to support conclusions on various state income tax matters
Support the implementation of technology tools and automation of processes
Monitor state tax legislative changes and evaluate the impact to the Company
Work with the Government Affairs team in matters related to state tax, providing technical support and analysis on proposed and enacted legislation
Participate in trade associations and coalitions to support A-B in state and local tax matters
Coordinate state income tax controversy practice, from initial audit responses, to administrative hearings and thru potential tax litigation.
Engage with local advisors regarding administrative hearings and litigation
Perform tax research and analysis related to audit assessments
Compliance and Audit Support:
This role will work closely with the Tax Operations team in St Louis to support and provide technical advice on the preparation of all state and local income and franchise Tax returns Job Competencies:
Proven experience with state income tax matters
Solid understanding of federal and international tax matters
Ability to work outside of comfort zone
Operate as a team player
Challenge existing practices & test new insights
Work with all levels within the corporation
Ability to use tax knowledge and previous experience to add value and assist in meeting the department's objectives while working in a fast-paced organization
Work well independently and in a team environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Efficiently lead third party advisers who assist A-B in meeting its obligations and development of tax initiatives
Participate in discussions with senior management on state and local tax related issues
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel (e.g. Pivot tables, VLOOKUP’s)
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business
Masters Degree in Tax, JD/LL.M in Taxation, and/or CPA certification
Minimum 9 years of relevant tax experience
Experience with ‘Big Four’ accounting firm, law firm or large corporation with complex structure and transactions
St. Louis – preferred
NYC - optional
For more than 165 years, Anheuser-Busch has been woven into the cultural fabric of the United States, carrying on a legacy of brewing great-tasting, high-quality beers that have satisfied beer drinkers for generations. Today, we own and operate 23 breweries, 20 distributorships and 22 agricultural and packaging facilities, and have more than 18,000 colleagues across the United States. We are home to several of America’s most recognizable beer brands, including Budweiser, Bud Light, Michelob Ultra and Stella Artois, as well as a number of regional brands that provide beer drinkers with a choice of the best-tasting craft beers in the industry.
From responsible drinking programs and emergency drinking water donations to industry-leading sustainability efforts, we are guided by our unwavering commitment to supporting the communities we call home.
We are a company that believes our people are our greatest asset. We believe in the spirit of ownership because our employees take results personally and want to build something excellent together. We value hardworking employees who aren’t afraid to be bold, resourceful, and committed. At Anheuser-Busch, it’s not about what you studied or where you worked, it’s about what you can do. If you see yourself working for a company that allows you to excel at the pace of your talent, then a career at Anheuser-Busch may be for you.
As America’s leading brewer, Anheuser-Busch is committed to finding innovative ways to continually improve. It's this kind of thinking that creates a unique work environment by rewarding talent, celebrating diversity and encouraging forward thinking. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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As the top tier global brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev is committed to finding innovative ways to continually improve. It's this kind of thinking that creates a unique work environment by rewarding talent, celebrating diversity and encouraging forward thinking. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Req ID: 21003423