US & Canada Tax Manager/Senior Manager

  • Location
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Posted
  • Start Date
  • Salary
    USD140000 - USD170000 per annum
  • Expiry Date

Manage all Federal, international and State & Local Tax matters in US & Canada including preparation and filing of tax returns; preparation of ASC 740 tax provision; tax planning; tax audit; transfer pricing; negotiate incentive schemes (grants, credits, etc.).

Supervisory Capacity: Direct Reports: 1-5

  • Coordinate communication of US&Canada income tax and State&Local Tax issues with various North American business teams (Plants, Procurement, Treasury, Accounting, Legal, etc)
  • Comply with all tax requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Manage timely and accurate preparation, review, and filing of all returns related to income tax, State&Local Tax, franchise and excise Tax, US property Tax
  • Ensure proper financial reporting of US&Canada income taxes (payables/deferred taxes), including interface with external financial statement auditors & government auditors (valuation allowance analysis, transfer pricing risks, etc.)
  • Lead tax audit defense including drafting issue responses and direct contact with tax authorities
  • Support other departments with tax queries (transfer pricing, restructuring, tax exemption certificate, tax rate determination, proper tax treatment of certain transactions, etc.)
  • Manage preparation and oversight of Transfer Pricing documentation reports for US&Canada
  • Support negotiation of incentive schemes with various US states and local authorities as well as continue to monetize existing grants (monitor continuous compliance with grant’s conditions and defend grant audit)
  • Identify and execute tax planning opportunities (cash tax savings, BEAT minimization, tax credits, 163j, property tax reduction, etc.)
  • Manage R&D tax credit process performed by outside service provider
  • Manage FATCA / CRS / FBARs and other Information Reporting process (W-8, W-9, 1099, 1042)
  • Manage relationship and review work performed by outside service providers
  • Manage your US tax team (1-2 persons)
  • Support US & Canada tax strategies to align with business objectives
  • Identify and implement tax process improvements underlying the tax function
  • Support the tax director in preparing quarterly report for upper management (Global CFO and Global finance team) on US&Canada tax position (tax attributes detailed analysis, tax risks and mitigation plans, domestic and international regulatory changes impacting the business, planning and restructuring opportunities, etc.)
  • Be part of a flexible team supporting your growth: Depending on desire and capability, possibility to develop new competencies by getting involved, either independently or in support of the NA, EU & South Africa tax director, on global or regional tax projects

Required Qualifications (Experience Level, Skills, Knowledge):

  • 10+ years combined public accounting and/or corporate tax experience.

  • 1-3 Minimum Years of Experience within the automotive industry

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required

  • Must possess strong tax research, compliance, and planning skills and the ability to transfer application of tax theory to company’s business transactions

  • In-depth knowledge of US federal and state tax

  • Comfortable in making decisions and working independently

  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy, self-motivated

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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