2018-05-01

Tax Manager

Posted on May 1

Location: Burlington, MA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4158677

Responsible for multi-state indirect tax returns which include sales and use tax, property tax and business license filings. Assist in the preparation of the annual tax provision, support our annual financial statement audit, support mergers and acquisitions tax diligence and assist in tax research and preparation.
 
Primary Functions:
  • Manage the preparation and timely filing of all state / local indirect tax returns including: sales & use tax, gross receipts tax, personal property tax and business licenses.
  • Maintain the Company's tax calendar and monitor changes in tax law to ensure the Company is compliant and in good standing in all jurisdictions.
  • Assist and manage the preparation of the annual tax provision.
  • Assist and supervise tax preparers with annual returns.
  • Assist in the monthly balance sheet account reconciliation process to ensure accuracy of tax accounts.
  • Assist in management of all indirect tax audits to ensure tax audits are efficiently managed and closed on a timely basis.
  • Provide support with the annual financial statement audit process and annual tax provision.
  • Respond to correspondence / notices from state and local tax authorities.
  • Perform technical tax research and prepare documentation required to support tax positions as needed.
  • Assist with tax planning and identification / implementation of tax savings opportunities.
  • Support merger and acquisition research and analysis, including sales and use tax due diligence activities and exposure analysis.
  • Comply with SOX 404 policies and procedures.
  • Provide input on tax issues
  • Assist in technical tax review and approval of returns and examinations
  • Lead the completion of larger tax returns
  • Perform tax research projects 
 
Secondary Functions:
  •   Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts.

Education and Years of Experience:
  • BA or BS degree in Accounting.
  • Master’s degree or CPA preferred
  • 6+ years of experience in public accounting in combination with private industry experience, demonstrating a proven progression in tax return complexity, scope, and research

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • High level analytical abilities and communication skills, both verbal and written, are required.
  • Extensive knowledge of Excel including use of v-lookups and pivot tables is required.
  • Proficiency with Great Plains is strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency with FRx and/or Management Reporter is preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Access is preferred.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work under pressure and on own initiative is required.
  • Careful attention to detail and the ability to organize and manage deadlines is required.
  • Flexibility to navigate a fluid and fast-paced environment is required.
 

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