US State Tax Manager

  • Location
    Canton, Ohio
  • Posted
  • Start Date
  • Salary
    Up to USD140000 per annum
  • Expiry Date


  • Lead U.S. state tax compliance and estimated payments: Involves managing outsourcing relationships (GES shared services team and third-party service providers) to assign tasks, establish detailed timetables and review work product to ensure compliance with U.S. state tax laws. Will encompass all aspects of income tax (including OH CAT), property tax and sales and use tax compliance including preparing complex tax returns and state apportionment data, annual reports and business licenses, monitoring tax credits and attributes, and responding to various state inquiries.
  • Lead the preparation of the Company’s U.S. state quarterly and annual tax provision: Work closely with other members of the Tax team to ensure timely and accurate preparation of ASC 740 income tax calculations (quarterly and annual tax provisions) for U.S. state income taxes including developing estimates of the U.S. state effective tax rate and deferred tax balances.
  • Lead the preparation of the Company’s U.S. state property tax, franchise tax and sales and use tax accruals: Analyze all tax accounts and prepare journal entries to support proper balances. Review account reconciliations.
  • Manage state tax audits and related matters: Coordinate responses to information document requests and facilitate communication for state income tax, property tax and sales and use tax audits. Will summarize audit status and decision points for report out to the Vice President Tax and other members of the Tax team and will assist in developing audit defense strategies and execution.
  • Assist in the implementation of state tax planning strategies to minimize cash and earnings impact of tax expense: Work closely with the Vice President Tax and other members of the Tax team to ensure coordination of the tax consequences of operations and business structuring. Assists in the identification of key risks coming from tax operations for compliance and financial reporting. Research, document, and conclude on tax matters.

Skills And Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of 10 years , or Masters in Tax, Accounting, Finance or MBA with a minimum of 8 years, of corporate tax experience in industry and/or public accounting firm, including technical knowledge of and experience with U.S. multinational entities.
  • Experience with US GAAP ASC 740 and SEC regulations required, as well as experience with software programs such as SAP and ONESOURCE.
  • Strong technical and analytical skills, including tax research skills
  • Balance of tax technical knowledge with practical application of tax rules
  • Focus on process improvement and internal controls
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Ability to interface with those inside tax and across functional groups outside of the tax function
  • Propensity to lead and mentor staff
  • Great work ethic and integrity
  • Ability to travel as necessary – less than 5%
  • CPA or MST preferred

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