Tax Compliance Manager Job Description

Tax Compliance Manager Job Description

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Tax compliance manager provides support to the federal, state and international tax reporting functions, including income tax accounting and forecasting, tax compliance, and transfer pricing.

Tax Compliance Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Preparation of US Federal, State & local income tax returns other non-income tax returns/reports including tax estimates and provisions
Assist in the preparation and presentation to Federal and state and local tax auditors of documentation to sustain the company's federal tax position
In-depth reviews of legal entity non-US tax provisions and Current & Deferred tax balances maintained in tax provision software
Researching, developing and specifying tax guidance on new customer products and tax developments
Analysis of income tax deductions (federal and state and local) and sourcing of income to various state and local jurisdictions
Develop and maintain a domestic tax compliance calendar to track the timely reporting of the US Tax Returns
Prepare, maintain and provide supporting documentation for US Federal, state and local income tax audits
Prepare and present documentation supporting the company's state and local income tax filings to state and local income tax auditors
Assist in the development and implementation of US federal, state and local tax planning strategies
Assist in performing due diligence for transactions, tax audits and other tax projects

Tax Compliance Manager Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Tax Compliance Manager

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Education for Tax Compliance Manager

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Employers hiring for the tax compliance manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Business, Graduate, Business/Administration, Law, Economics, MBA, Education

Skills for Tax Compliance Manager

Desired skills for tax compliance manager include:

Tax
Federal
International tax compliance
SAP
Various regulatory issues related to state
Employment tax and social security legislation
International payroll
Australian tax legislation
Best practices related to Corning’s international operations
Excel

Desired experience for tax compliance manager includes:

Expected to have practical experience of Real Time Information "RTI" reporting monthly and year end FPS/EPS submissions
Providing a unique platform to develop a detailed understanding of the firm's businesses while increasing functional and practical knowledge of US income tax compliance, planning, accounting and reporting concepts
Reviewing of legal entity attributes including Tax Credits, NOL and related Valuation Allowance analyses
Reviewing of uncertain tax positions under FIN 48
Analyzing income tax accounting impact of transactions
Coordinating Sarbanes-Oxley internal control documentation requirements

Tax Compliance Manager Examples

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Tax Compliance Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a tax compliance manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for tax compliance manager
  • Researching tax technical compliance matters including detailed research of constantly changing tax legislation or Revenue processes
  • Effectively partner across the Regions with the other functions and businesses, especially with tax accounting, direct tax and broader finance
  • Responding to customer tax issues and questions
  • Project management of tax system development
  • Maintenance of website tax informational content
  • Responsibility for delivering corporation tax compliance services in an efficient high-quality manner
  • Interacting with other members of Bank staff to gather the necessary information to carry out tax compliance
  • Providing support for tax audits and research projects
  • Currently operating at an Executive level within a Tax or Finance role and may have approximately 6-8 years experience
  • Supervising the international tax compliance senior and review their work
Qualifications for tax compliance manager
  • Preparing and review Forms 5471, 8865 and 8858 in relation to non-US subsidiaries and activities
  • Information reporting, filing and compliance for US, Canadian and other foreign accounts
  • Specification of, filing and compliance with European VAT and Canadian GST/HST
  • FBAR Compliance
  • Researching and specification of FATCA, Compliance as effective
  • Specification for, dealing with issues Non qualified accounts (IRAs)
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Tax Compliance Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of tax compliance manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for tax compliance manager
  • Collaborate in minimizing Corning’s tax liabilities through advanced knowledge of tax laws, regulations, and best practices related to Corning’s international operations
  • Responsible for assisting the National Controversy Group in the preparation and submission of Firm Tax opinions addressing Employee Benefit and Executive Compensation issues, in conjunction with transactional tax work (including due diligence and Golden Parachute consulting), and submission of letters for ruling by the Internal Revenue Service
  • Generate tax planning ideas to minimize cash tax
  • Review tax planning ideas to determine impacts to worldwide tax provision
  • Calculating the REIT's earnings and profits for purposes of determining the tax treatment of our dividend
  • Researching state and local tax issues
  • Overseeing responses to tax authority requests and supervision of audits
  • Reviews of income tax returns for clients with various levels of complexity
  • Liaising with Revenue’s Large Cases Division (LCD) where relevant in relation to expatriate tax returns filed via LCD
  • Assistance with planning, development and facilitating of ongoing expatriate tax compliance training programs
Qualifications for tax compliance manager
  • Review & submission of tax returns
  • Strong Tax background (Corporate
  • Effective communicator and have the ability to successfully manage multiple priorities
  • 5+ years well rounded experience in Multinational Corporate Taxation
  • Public accounting familiarity, preferably Big-4
  • Strong analytical and computer skills (CorpTax, Excel)
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Tax Compliance Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a tax compliance manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for tax compliance manager
  • Partner with the International tax planning team and local country tax departments to support the U.S. international tax reporting function and coordinate with the Domestic tax reporting team where necessary
  • Lead international tax quantitative analysis projects, such as OFL calculations, E&P studies, and any other special projects to apply U.S. international tax rules for sourcing, stock and asset basis determination, derivatives, Section 987 & 988, partnerships, and tax-free and taxable reorganization and liquidations
  • Review domestic tax fixed asset depreciation schedules from automated depreciation system, monthly comparison analysis and identification of book/tax basis differences generated from current acquisition activity
  • Assist the international tax planning team by managing quantitative analysis in support of international tax planning transactions
  • Review of the U.S. consolidated foreign reporting requirements for federal income tax return purposes, including Forms 5471, 8858, and 1118
  • Ensure interim consolidated effective tax rate and tax forecast are updated periodically and are complete and accurate
  • Assist in the analysis of new accounting pronouncements, changes in tax legislation and business changes to determine tax accounting and reporting implications
  • Manage all domestic and foreign aspects required for the timely and accurate preparation and filing of all federal income tax returns
  • Identify tax savings opportunities throughout the tax return review process
  • Identify, research and manage federal and international tax issues
Qualifications for tax compliance manager
  • Deadline oriented and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Management capabilities to grow and assume additional responsibilities
  • Hands on and Highly Organized
  • Ability to supervise, train and review tax accountant’s work
  • Ability to “cross train” and support talented tax team building effort
  • Knowledge of tax return software a must
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Tax Compliance Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a tax compliance manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for tax compliance manager
  • Tax Accounting / Tax Return
  • Ensure that corporate tax audits well managed and queries from Group Tax I Group Reporting and external auditors answered comprehensively and in a timely fashion
  • Supporting the Unit lead in the ongoing management, strategic direction and advancement of the GES tax compliance centre
  • Support the Tax Controversy group involving international issues and related information requests
  • Responsible for keeping abreast of current developments and preparing tax alerts for the Firm designed to advise team members on current developments coming out of Washington and the courts as they relate to their practice)
  • Provide technical support to team members in the tax, audit, consulting and internal HR practices on employee benefit/executive compensation issues affecting their projects (it is anticipated that this will entail either briefing the team member on the relevant issues, attending client meetings with the team member, or by reviewing the issues with the client or its legal counsel or advisors directly
  • Responsible for both formal (internal and external participation in seminars and conferences) and informal employee benefit/executive compensation training in the context of the tax, audit and consulting practices, preparation of articles for publication in professional journals or treatises and participation in government hearings and conferences on behalf of the accounting profession
  • Responsible for assistance in the development of new business product and service line strategy in area of the tax and audit practices
  • Responsible for assisting the National Controversy Group with technical employee benefits / executive compensation support in connection with clients undergoing tax examinations by the Internal Revenue Service
  • Review global tax fixed asset ledgers with respect to conversion of ledgers into the automated depreciation system, which may require travel to foreign offices
Qualifications for tax compliance manager
  • Fas 109 / ASC 740 knowledge
  • 8 years of relevant tax experience - preferably a mix of public accounting and industry
  • Background researching foreign tax matters and reviewing indirect taxes
  • Familiarity with FIN 48 and ASC 740
  • Tax research related to new laws, regulations, and relevant business issues
  • Closely work with external CPA firm on sales/use and income tax returns
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Tax Compliance Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of tax compliance manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for tax compliance manager
  • Expand your tax research skills via extensive tax research involving complex technical tax and operational issues
  • Manage and lead all U.S. federal, state and local corporate and partnership tax returns compliance- including coordinating and reviewing work of outside tax consultants and data gathered from finance department
  • Develop and implement tax strategies to minimize federal and state tax expense
  • Analyze and understand complex tax issues through reading financial statements, regulatory filings, transactional documentation, client correspondence, and tax returns
  • Develop the junior employees' talent by giving them technical support, by delegating them tax issues and by supervising the tax returns they prepare
  • Develop and implement adequate and aligned communication to make sure that the non-experts understand the impact of tax regulations and what is required from them to ensure tax compliance their willingness for correct execution
  • Review and direct the preparation of all US compliance matters for foreign subsidiaries including Forms 5471, Forms 8858, foreign tax credit calculations, subpart F and Section 956 income inclusions, earnings and profits calculations, maintaining tax pools, foreign bank account reporting, and FATCA
  • Support Tax planning group in all tax accounting and compliance matters
  • Manage local finance managers and external consultants in the area of global tax compliance, including international tax compliance in approximately 15 jurisdictions
  • Drive tax research and prepare memos on a variety of federal, state and international issues related to corporations and partnerships
Qualifications for tax compliance manager
  • 3+ years of Taxation experience required
  • 10+ years of experience in a technology role with proven leadership / management experience, preferably within a large, matrixed organization
  • Understanding of Software Development Lifecycle (Agile preferred)
  • Knowledge of custom developed tools
  • Experience leading teams comprised of on- and off-shore staff, mentoring teams to drive optimal performance
  • Willingness to travel in support of marketing / development opportunities (US and Globally)

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