11 - 15 years
Posted 180 days ago
The purpose of this position is to lead and manage a team that advises and supports the business with regard to indirect tax laws in the US federal, state, and local jurisdictions in which the company operates, and ensures compliance with the reporting and tax return filing rules in such jurisdictions. The position offers an opportunity to become an integral part of the Global Tax Department management team in a role that is highly visible throughout the company.
Renewable Energy Group (REG) is a leading provider of cleaner, lower carbon intensity products and services. We are an international producer of biomass-based diesel, a developer of renewable chemicals and North America’s largest producer of advanced biofuel. Over the past 10 years, we have averaged growth in revenues and gallons sold of over 25%, respectively, on an average annual basis, and continue to be strategic in our capital allocation for future growth and opportunities on a global basis.
The responsibilities of the Senior Manager, Indirect Tax would typically align with a Director level position at most companies, and will be responsible for strategic and tactical management of all indirect tax advisory services offered to internal stakeholders, and manages the reporting and tax return filings for all US indirect taxes of the company, including excise tax, motor fuels tax, sales/use tax, property tax, gross receipts tax, etc., by leveraging a group of direct and indirect reports, currently consisting of nine (9) professionals. Additionally, this position is responsible for maintaining and improving company processes that are in place to ensure compliance with fuel licensing laws and requirements.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for leading a team by being a positive role model and coach, supporting cross-functional teaming that contributes to effective and efficient processes, and expertise with regard to leveraging technology to gain efficiencies with internal processes while adhering to control frameworks. Experience leading teams and projects, as well as influencing organizational change, are key experiences that will allow a person in this role to be successful. Further, candidates should have strong technical research skills, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, have the ability to independently solve problems, possess excellent time management and organizational skills, and have the ability to work in a fluid and ever-changing environment as the business continues to expand and grow.
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Education Required: 4-yearBachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field; Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification desired; Masters of Accounting or Masters of Taxation a plus.
Experience Required: 10+ years of corporate tax and/or public accounting experience, including 4+ years with responsibilities specific to US excise and state motor fuel taxes. Several years of experience leading and managing a team required. Working knowledge of indirect tax compliance software a plus (i.e., Avalara). Some knowledge of Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne or other enterprise software programs like SAP and People Soft and its applications also a plus.
Skills Required: Ability to use office equipment as described in job description, comprehensive math, algebraic and logic skills, good organizational skills, good oral and written skills, leadership skills ability to learn REG products/services, and ability to use spreadsheet and word processing software.