Tax Reporting Manager

Nokia   •  

Plano, TX

Industry: Telecommunications


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

Key Responsibilities / Functions:

Tax Accounting / Provision – Primary Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with team to review and prepare quarterly provisions and deferred tax computations to ensure tax balances are calculated and reported accurately.
  • Prepare tax provision, effective tax rate calculations, taxable income and deferred tax computations for complex transactions.
  • Assist with development and testing of tax basis calculations based on balance sheet approach for book/tax differences and roll-forward accounting.
  • Review deferred tax reports by category of temporary difference for accounting and regulatory capital purposes.
  • Assist with the implementation, design, and revision of provision related processes and tools.
  • Review tax payables and tax receivables reconciliations for cash flow and forecasting purposes.
  • Liaise closely with global finance, tax compliance and reporting, legal, and accounting teams to understand and highlight potential tax technical issues with accounting positions, transactions and new products.
  • Assist in the administration and ongoing refinement to tax reporting and compliance tools (eg, Longview, Sharepoint, and CorpTax).
  • Develop and train staff on all aspects of a tax provision.
  • Performance management of junior staff on areas of tax accounting responsibilities.

Tax Compliance - Secondary Responsibilities

  • Supervise the preparation of corporate federal and state income and franchise tax returns (annual, quarterly, extensions) prepared by the support team.
  • Review complex entity corporate income and franchise tax returns (annual, quarterly, extensions).
  • Review quarterly US estimated tax payment calculations.
  • Liaise with the Tax Advisory team on, and supervise the preparation of, returns dealing with international transactions (eg, Forms 1120F and 5472).
  • Perform research on tax technical issues (ex. combined/consolidated filing positions, reporting federal changes).
  • Assist with federal and state audits / respond to correspondence and notices.

Desired Qualifications: (Education, Technical Skills/Knowledge)

  • Bachelor’s Degree, in accounting and/or finance, Masters in Tax and/or CPA
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in a similar tax reporting role, preferably with a background in public accounting and/or larger federal consolidated groups
  • Detail-oriented with good intuitive reasoning skills
  • Strong communication, analytical, organizational, and research skills
  • Poised & relationship-oriented, works effectively in cross-functional & cross-border teams
  • Longview, CorpTax, SAP ERP.