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Corporate Tax Manager 9/11/2016

SolarCity San Mateo, CA

Company
SolarCity
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
R-18308
AJE Ref #
576138315
Location
San Mateo, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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SOLARCITY employees are driven by our mission to provide clean energy to families across the U.S. and inspired to truly save the planet one home or business at a time. Beyond a welcoming atmosphere, SolarCity employees also work together to create an extremely positive and inspiring culture that brings in top talent, keeps drive and motivation high, and makes everyone excited to come to work each day. Do you want to be part of the SolarCity team? Apply today and join the movement!





JOB DESCRIPTION

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Are you ready to do work that matters? Our teams are literally redefining the way the world will use energy in the future. Talented and motivated individuals with creativity and vision thrive in our fast-paced, high growth environment. We are problem solvers, team players and game changers. If this sounds like you, SolarCity just might be the place to make your mark!

SolarCity is looking for a Corporate Tax Manager who will be responsible for driving various corporate income tax duties to ensure the Company s compliance with multistate and federal tax regulations. This position is an integral component of the corporate tax and accounting team and supports the quarterly and year-end income tax provision, income tax filings, business filings, and special projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead and manage a team of 2-5 individuals to prepare and review of the quarterly and year-end income tax provision calculations
Manage and assist the external resources in the preparation of US income tax returns, tax extensions and tax estimates
Ensure accuracy and timely filing of tax returns and extensions and proper payment of applicable fees and taxes in all jurisdictions
Evaluate tax positions and use excellent professional judgment to conclude issues which provide the best result with the least amount of risk
Build and maintain appropriate documentation of US income tax work papers
Research and provide support for issues related to US income tax positions and filings
Research tax implications of new business initiatives
Maintain and improve tax forecasting model
Assist with R&D study, Sec. 199 deduction study, and other tax incentives projects and filings
Build relationships with other departments to obtain accurate and complete information for the US tax provisions and tax returns and tax forecasts
Monitor and ensure compliance with key SOX controls related to US income tax and stay current with changes in US income tax law and US GAAP
Develop and implement procedures and processes to improve the tax function
Train and develop junior staff

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor s degree in Accounting
CPA
Master s degree in Taxation preferred
Minimum of 10 years of income tax experience, with strong knowledge of corporate tax provision and compliance issues related to multinational publicly traded companies
Combination of Big 4 experience and industry highly preferred
Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as function with independent responsibilities
Ability to research, analyze and understand complex issues
Commitment to self-improvement and process improvement
Detail-oriented, resourceful and able to manage shifting priorities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
Ability to positively and effectively interact with internal and external customers
Regular, reliable and predictable performance required
Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal screen. Additional pre-employment driving and drug screens may be required based on job responsibilities



BENEFITS FOR FULL-TIME POSITIONS

Competitive compensation with many positions incentivized

Paid training with the nation s leader in solar power

Full benefits package including health, vision, and dental insurance

Attractive vacation, sick and holiday pay

401(k) savings plan for eligible positions

Employee referral program

Some positions eligible for equity

Career path opportunities for top performers





SolarCity is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.





SolarCity is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.