State and Local Tax Manager

  • Location
    Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Posted
  • Start Date
  • Salary
    USD110000 - USD137700 per annum
  • Expiry Date

The Impact

  • Responsible for the preparation, review, and processing of the annual premium tax filings and associated compliance
  • Ensure accuracy of and compliance with tax calendar and internal controls
  • Responsible for the review preparation of internal and external statutory financial reporting associated with state and local tax
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of state tax developments
  • Provide information and support to business areas
  • Advise on non-routine transactions impacting state filings, including acquisitions and dispositions
  • Assist with state and local tax audits
  • Prepare / Review Premium Tax Accruals
  • Prepare, review and approve journal entries
  • Review internal and external statutory and GAAP financial reporting associated with the Tax, Licenses & Fees tax accruals
  • Prepare General Ledger Reconciliations
  • Prepare / review Annual Statement Schedule T
  • Assist with state legislative and regulatory initiatives
  • Guaranty Fund compliance

The Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or related field
  • 8+ years of Tax and/or Accounting experience
  • 5+ years State and Local Income Tax experience

The Ideal Qualifications

  • CPA or MST highly desirable
  • Experience in the insurance industry highly preferred
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong time and project management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to identify issues and recommend effective solutions
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills, including tax compliance software, GL systems and research software
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Access desirable
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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