Senior Manager –State and Local Tax

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We are seeking a Tax Senior Manager to join the fast-paced State and Local transaction tax team within the corporate tax department.

Company Information:

Advisory firm

Job Description:

• Supervising team members responsible for State and Local transaction tax planning, compliance and audit defense
• Providing operational support to client constituencies in the implementation and management of processes involving State and Local transaction taxes
• Leading special projects to improve State and Local transaction tax processes and outcomes and identifying refund and savings opportunities
• Evaluating the State and Local transaction tax treatment of new products and various transactions
• Following State and Local tax developments to determine their applicability to the client
• Supervising the preparation of State and Local transaction tax reserve calculations
• Reviewing tax payment calculations and requests
• Liaising with tax advisers regarding compliance, planning and audit defense matters
• Teaching, mentoring and training team members on technical State and Local transaction tax and business matters
• Working with Legal, Treasury, Accounting and various CFO teams to provide tax advice
• Utilizing strong verbal and written communication skills, including leading meetings and conference calls in a variety of contexts, conducting training sessions, preparing memoranda, responding to substantive audit information requests and communicating with auditors
• Ensuring that governance, control and documentation procedures for all State and Local transaction tax processes are met and enhanced

Requirements / Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
• 15 – 20+ years of State and Local tax compliance, research, planning and audit defense experience
• Strong managerial experience
• Strong verbal and written communications skills
• Strong knowledge of SAP, Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
• Experience with Vertex or other sales tax software

We’d love to see:
• CPA or JD

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