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Senior Manager State & Local Tax Planning (Chicago, Illinois) – Exelon. Proactively identify, evaluate, and implement, in a team setting, opportunities to minimize the company’s state and local income/franchise, sales/use, and gross receipts tax burdens. Serve as a technical resource on matters relating to state and local taxation. Identify and implement state and local tax return positions. Provide oversight over the transaction tax compliance function. Manage and resolve state and local tax audits and appeals for specific, delegated jurisdictions. Help to manage and direct the details, day-to-day issues, and tasks of cross functional project teams in order to implement state and local tax planning strategies. Assist with the development and administration of policies as appropriate to ensure effective coordination of state and local tax planning across business units. Direct and manage, in detail, projects and tasks undertaken by staff. Work closely with the State & Local Tax Director and Government Affairs to monitor state legislation, analyze its impact on the organization, and advocate for favorable passage. MAJOR DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES: Build and maintain strong relationships with peers and management at business units and within Tax. Identify, evaluate, and develop strategies to reduce state and local taxes for business units in all states in which they do business, and help manage cross-functional teams in order to effectively implement such strategies. Develop state and local tax filing positions for business units and respond to inquiries regarding tax matters. Manage and oversee the state transaction tax compliance team. Support legislative and government affairs activities related to state and local taxes. Identify, negotiate, and implement opportunities to take advantage of state and local tax incentives. Monitor and implement state and local tax law changes. Support merger and acquisition activity from a state and local tax perspective. Stay abreast of business developments; identify potential state and local tax implications of new business activities and changes; identify ways to mitigate unfavorable state and local tax consequences resulting from such activities and changes. Delegate specific projects or tasks to staff; manage and monitor staff progress. Manage audits and appeals in specific, delegated jurisdictions. Review the preparation of FIN 48 memoranda for state and local tax matters. Mentor and develop state and local tax staff. Assist State & Local Tax Director with development of the state and local tax group’s annual business plan. LEVEL OF EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION/YEARS EXPERIENCE: Undergraduate degree in Accounting or other financial discipline. Minimum of 10 years of multistate tax planning experience focusing on large corporations, including a combination of industry, public accounting, or law firm. Equivalent to a senior manager/director in public accounting. Proven record of success in identifying, developing, evaluating, and implementing high value state and local tax planning initiatives. Certified Public Accountant or other financial certification and/or advanced degree (JD or MST) highly desirable. Understands complex tax concepts and applies such concepts to minimize taxes. Performs or directs research to implement complex tax planning strategies. Expertise in multistate tax laws, rules, and regulations. Understands the impact of state and local taxes on the financial statements. Resolves complex technical issues; recognizes the need for internal or external subject matter expertise and makes appropriate recommendations to the State and Local Tax Director. Possesses excellent research, writing, and communication skills. Possesses ability to communicate complex tax issues to senior management in non-technical terms. Energy industry experience is desirable, though not at the expense of a broad base of state and local tax experience. Occasional travel to other offices with tax personnel (tax personnel are located in Chicago, Philadelphia, Baltimore and D.C.). Send resume to Date Posted: 10/18/2017 (IPT2223)      

Supervisor, International Tax Reporting (Memphis, Tennessee) - Hilton Corporate. This position is responsible for preparing and reviewing US GAAP financial accounting and reporting requirements, internal and external, for Non-US Income Taxes.  Position must demonstrate knowledge of 1) US GAAP rules governing accounting of Income Taxes as provided for under ASC 740, and 2) US corporate tax principles.  Knowledge of non-US tax regimes, and US GAAP rules governing the US accounting for non-US operations is preferred but not required. Position must demonstrate the ability to independently perform daily job functions with limited supervision. Position requires awareness of all governmental/lender imposed deadlines, as well as internal deadlines including but not limited to those imposed by corporate accounting for financial reporting, and establishment of a work plan for timely completion. Position will work with a team of tax professionals in the US and in foreign jurisdictions to complete the financial reporting tasks required in the job function. Additional responsibilities include support to the Director, Tax Reporting in achieving timely and accurate department filing and reporting obligations, as well as other tax accounting projects as assigned. Responsibilities: Tax Accounting Activities - Prepare and analyze non-US tax provisions and true-ups. Prepare non-US income tax payable reconciliation and related reporting. Assist with data collection and tax calculation for foreign jurisdictions to meet US GAAP standards. Complete other monthly, quarterly and annual tax accounting and reporting tasks as assigned. Engage in ad-hoc projects as assigned by the Director, Tax Reporting.  Collaborate with resources in the US, UK, and Singapore to accomplish efficient tax reporting processes. Foreign Creditable Taxes Activities - Assist in the preparation of the company's foreign creditable tax position. Maintain IRS exam audit ready support for all creditable taxes. Organizing Activities - Assist in the preparation of GAAP, lender, and internal financial reporting matters for the company as assigned. Follow entity changes across non-US jurisdictions, maintain and update the foreign entity tracker, and communicate impact to US GAAP tax accounting positions to supervisors in a timely manner.  Liaise with foreign offices and service providers to obtain information required for financial reporting.  Collaborate with Tax Reporting, Tax Operations, and Tax Technology personnel to streamline business processes within the tax department. Planning Activities - Assist with research for new transactions, understand the company's planned position for income tax purposes, and account for and document such tax positions consistent with GAAP. Qualifications: Four to five (4 to 5) years of corporate or public accounting experience. Computer proficiency, specifically with MS Excel. Ability to interpret the company's books and records and transactional accounting. General understanding of US GAAP rules. General understanding of the Internal Revenue Code, and demonstrate the ability to apply tax rules to the company's US GAAP financials. Experience with the preparation of US corporate income tax returns, and understand book/tax differences. Working knowledge of balance sheet-focused analysis of deferred tax items. Experience with full tax life cycle, i.e. cash tax calculations, tax provision, return to provision, etc. Ability to research, understand, and document tax technical positions utilizing available research software (i.e. RIA, BNA, and CCH). Ability to initiate collaborative efforts with multiple individuals throughout the organization. Absolute discretion and confidentiality regarding sensitive information. Ability to take initiative to identify, prioritize and implement all elements required to fulfill responsibilities. Strong problem solving skills, and ability to identify and prevent potential problems.  Ability to advocate and implement professional. To apply, Posted: 9/19/2017 (IPT2206)   

Senior Tax Associate (New York, New York) - Specialty: Corporate Income Tax. Sotheby’s.  Responsibilities: Assist with the preparation and review of all corporate income tax compliance including: annual consolidated federal form 1120; annual U.S. state and city returns; U.S. information reporting for certain foreign entities (forms 5471, 8858 and 8865); and quarterly federal and U.S. state and city estimated tax payments. Prepare and maintain tax return workpapers necessary to substantiate book/tax differences, tax return positions taken, apportionment factors, etc. Assist with non-income tax compliance obligations. Assist with the preparation of monthly sales and use tax compliance. Assist with ad-hoc income tax and sales and use tax projects. Assist with aspects of the quarterly and annual tax provision. Assist with the preparation of U.S. partnership return form 1065. Conduct tax research. Assist with federal, state and city corporate income tax audit, inquiries and other notices, as needed. Assist with ensuring compliance with Sarbanes Oxley and tax related GAAP reporting including coordination with internal/external auditors, business units, and Corporate Controllers Group. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required. 3-7 years of federal and U.S. state income tax compliance experience. Must have strong workpaper documentation experience. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must be highly organized, responsible, and detail oriented with the ability to work with appropriate supervision and adhere to deadlines. Knowledge of SAP, Hyperion Financial Management, Onesource Income Tax, and Vertex sales tax compliance a plus. CPA and/or MST coursework a plus. Sales and use tax experience a plus. To apply, please visit the Sotheby’s careers page: Date Posted: 7/25/2017 (IPT2178)