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The Senior Tax Manager, Compliance is responsible for ensuring that all income and franchise tax compliance and supporting documentation is complete, accurate and filed within a timely manner.  This position is also responsible for directly coordinating, managing and reviewing the outsourced compliance processes (approximately 100 or more, Federal, State, Local and International tax returns) and the external tax advisors.  The Senior Tax Manager, Compliance has two direct reports. 


May perform any or all of the following duties:

      Responsible for reviewing the prepared tax returns and the data supporting the preparation

      Reviews calculations and/or documentation for all book/tax differences and franchise tax accruals, state adjustments

      Manage activities performed remotely to ensure processes are performed timely and accurately, including state/city apportionment, and documentation of foreign tax credits

      Conducts analysis of tax credits including WOTC (Work Opportunity Tax Credit) and California EZ (Hiring credit)

      Reviews General Accounting's account reconciliations or similar analysis to determine any tax impact

      Collaborates with the Legal Department on any issues impacting the tax compliance functions

      Manages the quarterly estimated income and franchise tax payment processes that may include reviewing the calculations, payments, vouchers and GL postings

      Reviews and approves the completed tax extensions prepared by the Income Tax staff (inhouse and/or remote)

      Assists Tax Accounting with Fixed Assets related projects, calculations and/or ASC 740 reporting requirements as needed

      Responsible for the annual review of franchise tax and foreign taxes accruals

      Supports the federal and state income and franchise tax audit processes

      Ensures the CAT (commercial activity tax) Tax and the Business Activity Tax as well as any other returns prepared in-house and/or remotely are completed and filed in timely manner

      Manages and reviews the amended tax return and International tax compliance preparation

      Coordinates and reviews submission of application for United States residency certification.

      Addresses any correspondence as required by tax jurisdiction

      Attends seminars and other educational resources (AICPA updates and CCH materials) to remain current

      Participates in company meetings, webinars and conference calls

      Other duties and/or special projects as assigned in response to changing business conditions and/or requirements


      Approximately eight (8) years of any combination of experience and/or education that demonstrates a commanding knowledge in income tax compliance management, tax experience including four plus (4+) years in a public accounting firm; Big Four CPA firm and/or publicly traded corporation is preferred

      CPA is required; Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting; a Masters in Taxation is preferred

      Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite (with expertise in Excel; ability to develop logical spreadsheets)

      Experience with ASC740 and FIN48 is preferred

      Strong work ethic ensures proper handling of sensitive information, demonstrates a high level of confidentiality

      Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management both internally and externally

      Must have the ability to determine expectations, effectively measure processes, quality standards and commitments

      Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized

      Capacity to perform at a high level in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment

      Ability to initiate new processes and/or modify existing processes to more efficiently obtain and analyze data

      Must have a demonstrated ability to adapt to changing circumstances and deadline driven environment

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