Tax Analyst
Panama, 8, PA
hace 5 días

A mutually rewarding experience.

Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize there’s more to being in business than just making a profit. That’s the Mars philosophy.

And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around you and for the planet.

What you get here is challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it.

And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive sustainability.

Because it’s never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It’s about how you can grab everything that’s within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long-term gain.

It’s about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we’ll all be a little better off.

It’s that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.

About Mars, Incorporated

Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love.

With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world’s best-loved brands : M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN’S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®.

Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl®, VCA® and Pet Partners™.

Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.


  • Responsible for executing the day-to-day direct and indirect tax activities for the assigned business units in the CCA Cluster, ensuring that business units meet their tax objectives and obligations (e.
  • g., tax compliance & reporting, tax controversies, transfer pricing and tax planning).

  • Ensure compliance and reporting deadlines are met in a timely manner with correct tax reporting and filing with relevant tax authorities for all applicable taxes including but not limited to corporate income tax, withholding taxes, VAT and such other similar direct and indirect taxes.
  • Work closely with Business Unit S&F teams, Global Tax teams and Tax Advisors to ensure smooth execution of tax activities.

    Tax Compliance & Reporting

  • Responsible for preparation of all regional income tax returns (other than Puerto Rico)
  • Responsible for preparation of all regional VAT and other indirect tax returns (other than Puerto Rico).
  • Preparation of GAM submissions for regional entities other than Puerto Rico.
  • Tax Controversy & Transfer Pricing

  • At all times, follow the Principle of Mutuality in engaging with both internal (Business Units, Global Tax teams and external stakeholders (Tax Advisors, Tax Authorities).
  • Ensure ICTC Head is informed of any notice for tax assessment or audit.
  • Ensure terms of engagement with Tax Advisors to represent Business Unit is line with global engagement arrangement with our Global Tax Advisors.
  • Ensure transfer pricing rule book is adhered to for any transfer pricing related matters on the tax audit.
  • Prepare responses to queries from local tax authorities in relation to tax audits or assessments by communicating with corporate tax teams and coordinating review and submission of supporting documents and responses in line with the tax defense strategy.
  • Tax Planning

  • Partner with MCCA leadership team and ICTC manager to identify tax implications of regional business initiatives.
  • Consolidating cash tax forecasting for the region.
  • Managing Tax Risks

  • Responsible for preparing tax audit responses for regional tax matters.
  • Follow the framework for internal and external control and governance in tax management.
  • Implement tax risk control initiatives including annual self-assessment to identify, evaluate and mitigate tax exposure.
  • Support Execution of tax strategies and support implementation of tax projects initiated from Global Tax.
  • Introduction of New Taxes

  • Adopt and implement introduction of new taxes at business units, as applicable.
  • Monitoring regional tax legislation and implementing changes as necessary
  • Education (Minimum Needed) : University degree / Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and additional professional accounting / tax qualification preferred.

    Experience (Minimum Needed) : 3 to 5 years in tax function in an FMCG / MNC or Big 4 tax experience

    Specialized Knowledge Needed to Perform the Role :

    Experience in analyzing financial statements, preparation of tax returns.

    High learning agility of changing or new regulatory & tax legislations to preempt any business impact

    Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request.

    The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

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