Manager, Federal Income Tax
St. Louis, MO
Why Is This a Great Opportunity?
Work for one of the top tax departments in St. Louis! Fortune 500 company, great manager, lots of flexibility, generous vacation, and challenging work!
This position is within the Corporate Tax Department which oversees all aspects of corporate income taxes and is viewed as a trusted business advisor throughout the organization. Team members gain exposure across multiple disciplines of the Corporate Tax function with opportunities to work with the tax accounting and tax planning teams.
This position is primarily responsible for managing the complete lifecycle of federal income tax compliance, including assisting with review of the consolidated federal income tax return to assure compliance with all federal tax laws and regulations and participating in on-going tax technology enhancements and process improvement initiatives.
Manage complete lifecycle of federal income tax compliance, including review of subsidiary proforma and consolidated federal income tax returns, calculation of estimated tax payments, and review and reconciliation of ASC740 income tax accrual to tax return adjustments.
Coordinate preparation and perform review of multiple subsidiaries' tax return workpapers and returns which will be included in the consolidated federal income tax return.
Supervise employees and/or service providers charged with analyzing data to determine the Company's federal income tax liability.
Prepare the estimated federal income tax payment calculations and assist with cash flow forecasting.
Assist in preparation of Company's tax provision pursuant to ASC 740.
Provide assistance to, and participation in, tax planning initiatives.
Provide day-to-day guidance to Company personnel regarding federal income tax matters.
Assist with the assimilation of acquired companies into accounting methods utilized by Company and inclusion in the consolidated federal income tax return.
Assist with domestic tax controversy matters, including strategy and preparation/gathering of audit documents.
Assist with state income tax compliance, as needed.
Perform ad hoc analysis of tax issues to support management inquires, as requested.
Identify opportunities for automation, efficiency, and improvements in tax processes.
Required travel is less than 5%.
The ideal candidate must have strong communication, technical, and leadership skills. Excellent time management and attention to detail are essential. The candidate will apply a broad knowledge of federal tax law to monitor consistent application of corporate tax policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all applicable tax laws. Candidates must continuously build on their competence by staying current on trends and developments in tax law.