Tax Director/Manager - Corporate

Robert Half Finance & Accounting

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description


How you will spend your days as a Director of Corporate Income Tax:

• Ensure the timely and accurate filing of all domestic income tax returns, overseeing the outsourced tax return provider engagement

• Manage activities required for the timely and accurate preparation of the annual and quarterly tax provision including managing the outsourced tax provision provider engagement, and developing in-house expertise to resource the tax provision workstream in-house

• Maintain, review, and certify the accuracy of all tax accounts and review of monthly tax account reconciliations, and provide timely tax cash forecasts to FP& A and Treasury Teams

• Lead and manage all tax accounting and reporting financial closing procedures, and deliver tax provision documentation to external auditors including analysis and presentation of tax expense, and managing/addressing auditor questions

• Develop and enhance processes and procedures to improve tax accounting and tax compliance workstreams with a continuous improvement mindset

• Monitor federal and state income tax law changes, analyze impact on tax return filing positions and tax provision, and incorporate changes into returns/provision as appropriate

• Oversee business operational changes, analyze impact on tax return filing positions and tax provision, and incorporate changes into returns/provision as appropriate

• Develop relevant analytics in connection with our national tax footprint and drivers to support strategic tax planning, including organic and M& A related planning

• Create tax memos documenting tax return positions and tax provision analysis, including quarterly valuation allowance analysis

• Support federal and state income tax audits

• Review and revise SOX Tax Controls for corporate structure, and ensure that adequate internal/external staffing is retained to effectuate SOX Controls and other risk-mitigating controls

• Identify and implement automation improvements to compliance and provision processes

• Manage M& A tax due diligence and integration of newly acquired companies into the tax compliance and provision processes, and support income tax due diligence of target acquisitions

• Interact with various levels of finance and non-finance personnel ensuring highest level of service

• Cultivate a culture to promote positive employee engagement through hiring, developing and retaining top talent

• We’ll support your educational and career goals with our continuous education programs

We want you to join the team if you can check these boxes:

• 10+ years of relevant experience with a Fortune 500 Tax Department and/or Big 4 Tax Group

• BS/BA degree in accounting, finance, economics or a relevant field

• CPA, MST and/or JD is strongly preferred

• Broad knowledge of tax policy and expert level of federal and/or state income tax technical knowledge

• Expert knowledge of ASC 740 and all relevant GAAP rules impacting the calculation of the tax provision

• Extensive experience in SEC reporting

• Ability to diagnose and communicate complicated tax issues in terms of impact on financial statements, cash tax position, and on business operations

• Success in identifying ad implementing innovative and automated tax solutions

• Significant project management skill

Requirements SEC Reporting, ASC 740, Corporate Tax Compliance, Due Diligence

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