Accounting Manager - Tax

Ecolab   •  

Saint Paul, MN

Industry: Manufacturing


8 - 10 years

Posted 33 days ago

The Accounting Manager I position is a member of the Global Accounting Team within the Corporate Accounting Department. The position reports to the Director, Global Accounting. The Accounting Manager I – Tax is responsible for providing accounting and internal control oversight of the preparation of all aspects of the Company’s tax accounting processes. This includes assuring that tax follows best practices for accounting in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, corporate policies and other mandated accounting regulations and has both efficient and effective internal controls. This position has no direct reports but expected to interact and influence individuals in both the Tax Department and the Corporate Accounting Departments.

Main responsibilities:

– Work with both Tax Department and Accounting Department as a liaison to systematically convey the impact of accounting transactions to tax individuals to ensure proper tax accounting treatment

– Understand all relevant tax controls are documented and understood appropriately in both Tax and Accounting Departments and ensure that controls are effective and efficient in their design and execution

– Work with the Tax Department to ensure that account reconciliations follow generally accepted accounting principles and incorporate best practices and trends

– Ensure efficient and well documented processes exist on the tie out of off-ledger software to HFM or appropriate ERP

Basic qualifications:

– Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
– CPA and/or Masters of Accountancy
– 8+ years of accounting experience
– Supervisory experience
– 5+ years of Excel spreadsheet experience

Preferred qualifications:

– 2-4 years of recent Public Accounting experience

– Experience in interpretation and application of technical accounting rules and regulations, including tax accounting

– Experience in interpretation and application of global tax rules and regulations

– Strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to work independently and influence
– Ability to analyze complex financial matters
– Good accounting and financial aptitude

– Exceptional PC and Excel spreadsheet skills
– Must be detail oriented
– Experience with Hyperion Financial Management consolidation software and Excel retrieve

– Experience in and knowledge of SAP