Diageo Tax Manager - Jobs in Kampala - Uganda

Diageo Tax Manager - Jobs in Kampala - Uganda


Uganda Breweries Ltd is the second largest business unit in EABL group and has operations in Uganda.

It is an integrated business with a brewery and a distillery with the beer and spirits businesses contributing to circa 85% and 15% of NSV respectively.

Market share has ranged between 39% and 45% with an ever increasing competitive landscape and volatile macroeconomic backdrop. UBL is an integrated beverage business with supply and demand for beer, spirits and soft drinks with a fast growing arm of international premium drinks business.

We have been a leading brewer in Uganda since it began operations in 1946, boasting a rich legacy of iconic brands.

Top Accountabilities

  • Compliance with all Tax reporting requirements and deadlines
  • Maintain issues tracker on outstanding issues from tax authorities and Group Tax
  • Act as a main point of contact with tax authorities and Group Tax (receiver of queries, communication to global Tax CoE, agreement of deadlines, co-ordination of resolution), own the compliance agenda
  • Co-ordination and project management of complex queries, audits and initiatives, engagement with markets
  • Identification and escalation of issues and risks to Group Tax
  • Effectively manage a high performing team
  • Deliver process (efficiency and control) improvements continuously

    Qualifications and Experience Required
  • Graduate in Finance or Accounting with a recognized accountancy / tax qualification
  • At least 8 years accounting / tax
  • Tax policy knowledge
    and experience
  • Attention to detail & overview of the business: able to operate at the detail level when necessary but always focuses on the big picture
  • Customer relationship / business partnering skills: able to build and maintain excellent relationship with Group Tax, the tax authorities and in-market finance teams
  • Experience influencing senior external stakeholders and government
  • Experience in working in a multinational financial position, within different commercial / cultural markets
  • Experience of actively contributing to a leadership team
  • Fluency in English
  • Project management skills: able to construct project plans across boundaries and cultures and to monitor the implementation
  • Good understanding of systems, processes and technologies to enhance business performance
  • Strong risk management skills (identification of risks, ensuring mitigation plans are in place and implemented)
  • Change management skills

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 3rd June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Diageo Tax Manager - Jobs in Kampala - Uganda

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