Tax Manager 8/17/2016

Temple University Philadelphia, PA

Company
Temple University
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
16002629-1695
AJE Ref #
575907000
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The Manager for Tax and Reporting is responsible for supporting the Director of Financial Reporting by assisting with Financial Reporting and providing research, guidance and general oversight of the University's taxable activities and internal/external financial reporting . In this capacity, the manager will oversee application and interpretation of University tax policies and practices, assist with developing communications with taxing authorities and coordinate and collaborate with Human Resources, University Counsel and finance personnel to ensure tax compliance. The Manager will coordinate external reporting to insure timely compliance. The manager may complete certain filings as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned.



Required Education & Experience:



Bachelor's degree in Accounting with at least five years of recent public or non-profit tax experience required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.



Required Skills & Abilities:



*Strong communication and technical skills.



*Knowledge and experience with preparing/reviewing financial statement disclosures in accordance with U.S. GAAP.



*Knowledge and experience with tax accounting regulations.



*Ability to work effectively with a variety of audiences to include both functional and technical peers as well as the University community.



*Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Access and Excel spreadsheets.



*Must be proficient in the use of personal computers and have the ability to utilize automated accounting and reporting systems.



*Ability to work nights/weekends/early mornings.



*Ability to work overtime.



Preferred:



*Certified Public Accountant



*Master's Degree (MBA)



*Technical / Systems education and experience



Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.



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