Mgr, Tax Accounting

WageWorks, Inc   •  

San Mateo, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 29 days ago

The Tax Manager role is a key member of our Finance team. This role will uphold our high standards of tax compliance for the company as it continues to expand. The successful candidate will have a broad base of knowledge in all the key areas relating to income and sales tax at the federal, state and local level. This position reports directly to the Director of Tax.


  • Manage the calculation and preparation of our annual and quarterly tax provisions in accordance with ASC 740, including tax footnotes for quarterly filings;
  • Prepare tax returns and reports involved with federal, state, local property, sales and other tax liabilities;
  • Responsible for meeting all requireddeadlines for administrative and tax compliance activities;
  • Maintain current knowledge of all tax laws and financial and accounting changes affecting the tax liabilities of the company;
  • Manage and/or assist with all federal and states income, sales and property taxaudits
  • Review proposals for tax implications and recommend actions that meet business objectives while managing taxliability effectively;
  • Analyze tax accounting implications under ASC 718 including managing and tracking book/tax timing differences and maintain the APIC pool;
  • Ensure tax files and documentation are properly recorded for compliance under SOX 404 regulations;
  • Provide assistance as needed with worldwide tax planning, implementation of tax planning and strategy for new deals and agreements and aid in the creation of new entities.


  • Solid understanding of US and International tax principles
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about the role of tax in supporting the company's strategy;
  • Strong organizational, research, analytical and communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize work, and continuously meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information;
  • Self-starter who relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • 5+ years’ Tax experience


BA/BS Degree in Accounting or related field, or equivalent

CPApreferred and/or MST is a plus