Tax manager's primary responsibilities include assisting in organizing and driving the compliance and provision processes, preparing separate and consolidated US consolidated tax returns and state tax returns, preparing the income tax provision, preparing R&D tax credit studies, preparing transfer pricing analyses and documentation, preparing internal controls documentation, and supporting the resolution of tax audits. This individual will perform all functions with an eye towards process improvement. The Tax Manager may also interface with and support the tax needs of personnel in other departments including finance, HR, and legal. Responsibilities include:
Prepare quarterly and annual income tax provisions including the preparation of all relevant SEC financial statement disclosures
Review of foreign tax provisions submitted by our foreign affiliates
Facilitate and manage the preparation and review company federal tax returns and the accurate, timely filing of all tax forms.
Ensure accurate, timely filing of consolidated federal, state and local income tax returns and other business related filings.
Find and implement opportunities for process improvement in company tax procedures.
Develop and implement strategic tax planning for all necessary federal and state taxes.
Maintain effective control procedures over all aspects of the tax process.
Manage and facilitate IRS income tax audits: preparing responses, creating schedules, etc.
Monitor legislative and regulatory tax law developments, communicate the effects of these developments to management and the tax team and create strategies to capitalize on changes to taxation legislation.
Review tax returns and quarterly/yearly tax projections.
Qualifications for Tax Manager
BS in Accounting required, Master's in Business Taxation preferred
Minimum of 8 years of combined Big 4 and/or industry experience required, with focus on compliance and provision preparation
Extensive individual/corporate/partnership tax knowledge
Strong accounting, analytical, and research skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong knowledge of tax code, compliance and procedures for corporations.
Familiarity with U.S. federal, state and local reporting requirements.
Strong ability to utilize project management and accounting best practices to organize and prioritize tasks.
Ability to work well independently as well as the ability to work well with stakeholders and communicate the benefits of tax initiatives.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.