Manager, Taxation

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GENERAL PURPOSE:

The Tax Manager is a key contributor to the Tax Group which will be responsible for managing audit defense, income tax compliance, and various aspects of tax planning at a Fortune 500 and NASDAQ 100 company.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Manage the federal and state income tax examination process. Liaison with outside firms for support on an as needed basis.

• Support special projects such as tax planning, restructuring, tax incentive and credit initiatives, and tax accounting method changes.

• Oversee all aspects of domestic income tax compliance including the preparation and timely filing of the consolidated federal and state income tax returns.

• Manage the calculation of all book-to-tax differences including fixed asset depreciation and inventory related differences.

• Oversee the quarterly income tax calculations and payments.

• Research tax issues, review legislative developments, and evaluate the tax impact respectively.

• Build collaborative working relationships with the tax reporting group, indirect tax group, and other business partners.

• Train, Develop, and motivate employees.

COMPETENCIES:

• Business Acumen

• Effective Written Communication

• Analysis and Judgment

• Organizational & Attention to Details

• Technical Competence/Expertise

• Problem Solving

• Quality of Work and Accuracy

• Strong Communication Skills

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

• BA/BS Degree in Accountancy

• CPA and/or MS in Tax strongly preferred

• 7-10 years of experience with progressive responsibilities

• Ability to manage and motivate internal and external staff

• Experience with CorpTax is a plus

• Experience with Peoplesoft is a plus

• Superior judgment and critical thinking skills

• Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm

• Self-starter and performance oriented

• Ability to carry out job responsibilities in a timely and accurate manner

• Excellent oral and written communication

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:

Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.
This role requires regular in-office presence, including to engage in in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, mentoring, coaching, and/or feedback. However, this role can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and remote work.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Tax associates and external personnel

DISCLAIMER
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.

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