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Senior Manager Tax Planning & Research-

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required

Location

Atlanta, GA

Date Last Verified

Sep 16,2017

Posted on

Aug 27,2017
Practice Area
Tax >> Tax - General
Trusts and Estates >> Trusts and Estates
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Senior Manager Tax Planning & Research Duties: Research, analyze and implement tax planning strategies to reduce the Company’s effective tax rate and minimize cash tax outlay, including tax loss utilization, debt restructurings, accounting method changes, tax credits, mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, reorganizations, transaction cost analysis, cash tax payment deferrals, and additional projects. Create appropriate level of documentation to support analyses, decisions, and conclusions. Provide all business units with tax support and consultation on strategic initiatives; communicate tax requirements related to current and future business plans. Monitor proposed tax legislation and analyze new laws and regulations; effectively communicate relevant developments within the Tax Department. Partner with income tax compliance team to ensure accurate and timely reporting related to legislative and strategic changes. Maintain current tax advantaged structures. Provide research assistance, guidance and recommendations on tax related matters as requested. Serve as liaison to research database vendors. Work with tax accounting to identify and record ASC 740 impacts associated with the implementation of strategic initiatives. Identify critical tax risks and issues by remaining current with Company and industry developments. Work with Legal Department to design and maintain legal entity organizational structure. Develop and foster internal and external business networks to enhance business and industry knowledge. Conduct ongoing assessment of Company’s tax footprint and legal structure, and identify tax opportunities available through the potential restructuring, dissolving or merging of existing entities. Manage workload independently by monitoring and meeting all deadlines, while frequently apprising other team members of project status and problems encountered. Conduct ongoing review of existing business processes and tools; identify and implement innovative, technology-based business solutions. Contribute to a culture of collaboration in which employees demonstrate teamwork, support cross-functional responsibilities, and contribute to the professional development of peers. Assist in the development and implementation of department policies. Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned. Review and adhere to all Company policies and procedures. Abide by and demonstrate the Company’s mission, vision and values through both individual behavior and job performance on a day-to-day basis.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and current CPA license, or JD Degree and LLM in Taxation. Masters of Accounting or Tax preferred. 8+ years tax accounting experience including 5 years in tax research & planning for corporations and partnerships. Big Four accounting or large industry accounting experience. Excellent knowledge of federal income taxation and broad experience with state & local tax issues and planning strategies. Extensive knowledge of strategic tax initiatives and experience translating knowledge into actionable projects. Proven track record managing complex projects and competing deadlines. Understanding of professional accounting and financial reporting systems. Able to communicate highly technical issues and simplify complex matters for non-subject matter experts. Able to develop & implement new business processes. Able to drive change throughout the organization. Able to identify and manage execution risk. Able to manage multiple & competing priorities within time-sensitive deadlines. Critical thinker with high degree of attention to detail. Excellent verbal & written communication skills. Exceptional tax research & planning skills. Insists on accountability in self & others. Possesses high degree of integrity & business ethics. Proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Visio. Strong analytical, research and innovative problem solving skills. Strong organizational and project management skills. Team oriented but able to work independently. Thinks strategically but stays on top of tactical execution.

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