Tax Senior Manager

Forcepoint   •  

Austin, TX

Industry: Information Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 373 days ago

Job Description

The Tax Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the federal and state tax function and uses their previous taxexperience to help resolve various tax issues and recommend prudent tax planning strategies to the Vice President of Tax. 

Essential Functions

  • Assume a lead role with preparation of income tax provision calculations and related disclosures for review by outside auditors
  • Calculate quarterly federal and state estimated income tax payments
  • Perform annual R&D tax credit analysis
  • Maintain tax compliance calendar, ensuring timely completion and filing of all scheduled items
  • Oversee tax examinations initiated by various jurisdictions
  • Work cross-functionally with and support corporate Accounting, Finance, Legal, HR and otherinternal business partners on tax and other related matters
  • Assist with tax related M&A and with integration and tax restructuring initiatives as required
  • Respond to and resolve assigned information and documentation requests received from taxauditors
  • Perform tax research, including the effects of proposed legislation and other matters impacting the company’s tax matters
  • Familiarity with SOX 404 compliance and objectives
  • Maintain documentation file to support analyses performed, decisions made and conclusions reached
  • Coordinate federal and state taxreporting and compliance with outsource providers
  • Remain current in relevant statutory, administrative, and judicial authority and guidance to identify and analyze the impact of such changes on the Company
  • Communicate and support the company's tax accounting positions to the independent financialauditors
  • Effectively manage and develop internal staff as well as external service providers and consultants
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, CPApreferred
  • 7-10 years of applicable taxexperience, preferably in public accounting and industry environments
  • Proficient with technical ASC 740 concepts and calculations, including accounting for uncertain tax positions
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to meet internal and external deadlines and deliver work product accurately and timely
  • Develop effective cross-functional working relationships within the organization
  • Strong decision making, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Preferred Skills and Background
  • Preference to backgrounds with public accounting and multi-national software industry mix
  • Proficient with SOX 404 compliance standards
  • Familiarity with OneSource Tax Provision software a plus