International Tax Manager 9/1/2016

ISG Overland Park, KS

Company
ISG
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29478078
AJE Ref #
576061485
Location
Overland Park, KS
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Our incredible organization is seeking a Tax Manager to join its Tax team. The tax department is a fast-paced, team-focused, and dynamic environment. This position will focus on our organizations domestic tax compliance and reporting obligations including preparation of federal income tax filings and the U.S. Federal elements of the companies worldwide tax provision.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Preparation and review of federal tax returns and audit-ready workpapers including the US reporting of foreign transactions
Preparation and review of tax adjustments for financial accounting for income taxes and maintenance of deferred tax positions
Project manage components of the US federal income tax return, including participation in planning for and developing overall return calendar and coordination of timing and inputs with other tax team members
Research and analyze tax planning ideas to determine impacts for U.S. income tax reporting and the federal elements of the worldwide tax provision
Support IRS income tax audits by preparing responses and appropriate schedules
Liaise closely with members of Finance on accounting policy and members of the Federal Planning team for development of tax policy
Keep up-to-date on tax law and the organizational impact of changes
Train and mentor team members
Special projects as needed

Basic Qualifications

BS/BA degree in Accounting or equivalent
5-10 years' experience in public accounting and/or multi-national corporation
CPA and/or MST preferred
Knowledge of federal income taxation and some experience with state and local and US outbound tax issues
ASC740 accounting for income taxes knowledge and experience
Strong communication, project management and collaboration skills
Ability to work independently with limited general supervision, effectively prioritizing competing demands in a fast-paced environment
Experience with tax operations and ability to drive process improvements
Strong Excel skills and deep expertise with at least one major tax compliance software product
Experience with Oracle, Hyperion, and Essbase a plus

Preferred Qualifications

Strong controllership orientation with relentlessly high standards
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution
Results oriented
Hard-working, quick learner with a positive "can do" attitude and solid professionalism
Thinks big and has convictions
Exhibits excellent judgment and a good sense of humor
Lifelong learner and curious about new possibilities