Tax Analyst- Part Time

Reading, Berkshire
04 Nov 2020
01 Dec 2020
Part Time
Contract Type

Job Description

PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $64 billion in net revenue in 2018, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business. For more information, visit

Based at our Head Office in Reading (with flexible working), we’re recruiting for a rarely available UK Tax Analyst on a part time basis (circa 2-3 days a week). In a nutshell, you’ll prepare and submit all VAT tax returns, coordinate VAT payments and provide VAT forecasts for cash flows.

What you’ll get up to:

Work with the IBM team to prepare monthly, two monthly and quarterly VAT returns for various PepsiCo entities for submission to HMRC and the Irish Tax Authority Schedule all VAT payments and ensure they are paid on time Monitor VAT repayments from the tax authorities Provide guidance on VAT rates applicable for PepsiCo products based on an internal framework Execute VAT related internal controls Perform / review monthly balance sheet reconciliations for VAT balances Provide VAT training as required to other teams Prepare the quarterly VAT forecast for cash flows purposes  


What we’re looking for:


Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA). This is much preferred but we would potentially consider a candidate who isn't qualified, if they have strong tax experience Exceptional organisation skills to manage a complex and fast moving agenda Ability to prioritise, strong communication, a self starter and pro-active approach to work Strong IT skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Oracle/HFM an advantage)


Practical VAT experience (e.g. return preparation, international VAT, etc.) Dealing with HMRC and professional advisors Managing an outsourced team US GAAP tax accounting (FAS109) US GAAP accounting standards

Careers at PepsiCo
We pride ourselves on our superb work force. The people in this business genuinely care about doing a great job! We have a common goal - strive to continuously improve our business performance and our own personal development. With the majority of executive team having been promoted organically, we are continually developing and encouraging our employees to push themselves further and offer them support with their continual learning. Career progression is incredibly important to us and we provide great opportunities to grow a long term career.

We offer a competitive salary and package, bonus, private healthcare, pension and many other benefits as well as fantastic flexible working opportunities.

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