Income Tax Positions Available

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Tax Accountant II (Northwood, Ohio) - Pilkington.  Primary Duties: Assist with preparation of federal, state and local income and franchise tax returns for all North American legal entities.  This requires completion of detailed tax workpapers and review of the current year forms for any changes that may be required to the workpapers.  The preparation of the workpapers includes calculations of current year book-tax differences, reviewed and adjusted detail trial balances and other various schedules used in the completion of each legal entity’s tax returns. Assist with preparation of federal, state and local estimated income/franchise tax payments and extension payments for all legal entities as required by the individual federal, state and local taxing authorities. Assist with preparation of various state and local annual reports as assigned for North American legal entities. Assist with preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual governmental surveys as assigned for North American legal entities. Preparation of other miscellaneous filings, reports, etc. as assigned. Assist with quarterly and annual tax reporting requirements to Group Tax.  This will also include various reporting such as forecasts and year end special analysis items. Assist with preparation of personal property tax returns as assigned in OneSource Property Tax Software.  This includes fixed asset analysis for jurisdiction specific taxability, querying accounts in the general ledger, and completion of the tax returns per the state/local requirements. Assist with all federal, state and local income and franchise tax audits as necessary.  This requires the initial gathering and organization of information requested by the auditor as determined by the Tax Manager.  This generally involves coordination with accounting to obtain the detail required by the auditor. Assist with personal property tax audits as necessary.  This will entail compiling miscellaneous information requested by the auditor and the coordination/compilation of data from various locations as necessary, e.g. capital asset purchases and disposals, facility closing information, etc. Assist with sales/use tax audits as necessary.  Duties include: data gathering, data analytics in Excel, invoice research, product taxability research and resale certificate reconciliation.  Assist with other audits as necessary.  This would include business licenses and unclaimed property. Assist with personal property tax audits.  This will entail compiling miscellaneous information requested by the auditor and the coordination/compilation of data from various locations as necessary, e.g. capital asset purchases and disposals, facility closing information, etc. Assist with the preparation of transfer pricing documentation as required by various taxing authorities. Assist with the preparation of UK and Japanese CFC reporting documents as requested by Group Tax. Assist with the preparation of CbCr documentation as requested by Group Tax. Assist with completion and review of US and international exemption certificates, i.e. W-9 (US) and W-8BEN-E (foreign). Assist with various special projects as necessary across all areas of North America tax. Will include sales tax reviews, exemption certificate maintenance and review and other various compliance and audit assignments. Qualifications Required: BS/BBA in Accounting or Finance. 2-4 years corporate tax experience, i.e. sales/use, property and/or corporate income/franchise. Strong PC skills including good working knowledge of MS office software, i.e. Excel and Word and similar software. Familiarity with various tax software products such as One Source Property Tax, CORPTax, Intelliforms or similar products. Ability to manage time, organize workload and meet deadlines by prioritizing. High level of attention to detail. Good research skills. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. 10-15% travel required.  Will require travel to various facilities and possible international travel. US Passport required for international travel, both within and outside North America. Ability to attend training sessions as required. Qualifications Desired: CPA and/or Masters in Taxation. Prior accounting experience in a manufacturing environment. Prior tax audit experience.  Send resume to Date Posted: 7/6/2017 (IPT2169) 

Senior Manager, Indirect Taxes- Audit, Planning and Analysis (New York, New York) - Tax Specialty: Property, Sales, Income and Value Added Taxation. Loews Corporation is recruiting a strategic, adaptable and innovative Senior Manager with subject matter, audit and planning expertise, who is extremely detail-oriented and thrives in a small, high profile tax group.   This dynamic self-starter will lead all facets of the Indirect Tax discipline, including audit defense, transactional, research & planning and return review.  The successful candidate will have substantive, hands-on experience of non-financial diverse businesses with the proven ability to address changing business needs.  As a member of the Loews Corporate Tax group, you will continue to develop expertise and gain exposure to a diverse group of businesses and learning opportunities in a collaborative environment. Essential Responsibilities and Duties: Advises on and manages critical compliance, conducts reverse audits, governmental audits, research & planning and special projects. Prepares audit analyses, responses, protests and appeals, coordinating at times with outside service providers and ensures that corrective post-audit actions are implemented. Provides written and timely guidance to operating businesses ensures accuracy in practices and procedures and advances thoughtful risk mitigation. Performs due diligence and strategic analysis regarding the Indirect Tax impact of mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and restructuring.  Stays abreast and educates others of trends and developments. Implements identified operational efficiencies. Assists subsidiaries with indirect tax issues as needed. May perform additional duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Strong technical skills and experience in multistate tax laws, theory and audit planning and management.  Robust knowledge of New York, California, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana and Pennsylvania distinguishes this candidate. Strong working knowledge of corporate, partnership and disregarded entity classifications as they pertain to Indirect Taxes. Strong analytical, critical thinking and decision making skills. Strong ability to manage and influence others, both directly and indirectly and to work effectively across cross functional groups. Effective verbal and written communication skills, with an emphasis on the ability to communicate complex transactions and audit results in a straightforward, easy to understand manner. Experience & Education: 10+ years of demonstrated hands-on senior leadership in a small Indirect Tax group.  Consulting firm or mid-size to Big 4 accounting firm experience with direct client responsibility in various industries required.  A combination of public accounting and in-house corporate experience preferred. State government tax audit experience a big plus. Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance.  Masters in Taxation, J.D. or CPA is a plus. Requires a minimum of 10% travel. Link to Apply: Date Posted: 5/11/2017 (IPT2141)