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Tax Manager 9/17/2016

Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. Chicago, IL

Company
Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
R10211-1528
AJE Ref #
576205026
Location
Chicago, IL
Job Type
Regular

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Job Title

Tax Manager

Job Description Summary

The Tax Manager, US Tax will be involved with all aspects of the corporate tax function, including a supporting role for the reporting of the Company's tax accounting, domestic compliance and planning. You will assist the Director, US Tax in supporting the tax accounting function of the Company by ensuring continued compliance with US GAAP and US tax law. As an integral member of the U.S. Tax group, you will also assist in identifying opportunities that will maximize earnings and cash flow by minimizing the Company's effective tax rate and cash tax burden.

Job Description



Responsibilities



* Prepare / review quarterly and annual consolidated income tax provisions prepared under US GAAP

* Support the implementation of tax provision tools to be used in the global process

* Prepare and develop cash tax and ETR models

* Review and coordinate the preparation of local, state and federal tax returns

* Review quarterly tax federal and state income tax returns including all analysis and support

* Manage federal and state income tax audits, and provide guidance to tax staff in responses to tax notices and inquiries

* Review of indirect tax filings by the BPO

* Resolves tax issues, and provides guidance to tax accountant in responses to tax notices and inquiries from federal/state agencies



* Develop a strong relationship and work closely with the global controllership team and global tax team

* Maintain an excellent professional relationship with the external auditors while effectively managing and responding to the audit

* Apply tax laws and regulations to support tax return positions, audit defense, tax planning, etc.

* Identify, develop and implement US tax planning opportunities and lower ETR

* Communicate and develop relationship with business unit finance personnel as well as outside consultants

* Oversee, direct and develop tax staff



Requirements



* 6-10 years of relevant ASC 740 and domestic tax compliance experience

* BS/BA in accounting or finance

* Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

* Experience with OneSource Provision software

* Effective verbal and written communication skills

* Ability to work independently with minimal supervision



The following are also preferred:



* CPA

* MBA, MST or JD



Physical Requirements



* Involves work of a general office nature; typically includes extended periods of sitting and/or operation of a computer for up to 8 hours a day

* May involve periods of standing, such as operating at a copier/fax/scanner

* Regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to write and type

* Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you

* Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented orally and in writing

* Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and orally so others will understand

* Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, graphics, and computer displays



Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.