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Vice President Tax (Dallas, Texas) - Ryan LLC Shared Services. Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services on a multi-jurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is a seven-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan’s multidisciplinary team of more than 2,600 professionals and associates serves over 14,000 clients in more than 50 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. Ryan named one of the Top 20 Best Companies to Work for in Texas and #52 on the 2019 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work® For list. Vice President, Tax, is responsible for tax compliance and reporting, tax planning and income tax accounting. This individual will work with Corporate Development, Finance and other tax professionals and ensure the communication of tax implications related to M&A activities and Ryan business strategies, identify tax issues and recommend changes to achieve maximum tax benefits and domestic and international tax savings. They will act as the primary interface for external auditors on all tax matters and collaborate with other auditors in response to tax related inquires and audit issues relating to tax accounting or reporting. Duties and Responsibilities:Manage the preparation of federal, state, international, and VAT/GST income tax returns including monthly, quarterly and annual accounting income tax provisions and related financial statement disclosures • Ensure that all Federal, State, and Local tax filings are submitted on a timely basis in a manner which minimizes tax costs including related analysis, support and coordination with outside tax preparer • Forecast and manage estimated tax payments • Ensure all tax reporting and accounting is accurate and in accordance with applicable state, local, federal, and international tax and accounting regulations, as well as US GAAP • Direct research and strategic planning efforts related to tax issues, assist in due diligence on new acquisitions and provide tax planning advice related to contract terms and/or conditions to mitigate adverse tax consequences in connection with current and future M&A activities • Work with Treasury Department on the tax benefits of proposed investments, financing vehicles, business ventures, acquisitions and divestitures or other strategic financial decisions • Monitor the Firm’s transfer pricing policies and related documentation such as management fees • Provide assistance on domestic and international statutory audits with third party vendors • Work closely with related parties in the exchange of information and data, including proper compliance with applicable tax sharing agreements • Develop and implement tax planning strategies to minimize tax payments and ensure recognition of all available deductions • Research new and proposed legislative changes and associated reporting requirements, and tax issues relating to acquisitions (and tax audits) impacting Ryan’s tax position • Ensuring that appropriate internal controls are in place over accounting for income taxes • Prepare and present reports to executive management providing insight and advice related to various tax strategies. Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) or Masters (M.S.) in Accounting. Master’s Degree in Business Taxation preferred • Certified Public Account (CPA) and/or Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) required • 15+ years of related experience with at least 5 years in a public accounting firm in tax preparing federal partnership and corporation, state and international tax • Knowledge of federal, state, and local tax regulations • Proficiency in US GAAP guidance on accounting for income taxes • Strong and proven track record of leadership skills • Experience in high touch, customer service-oriented environment with the highest standards of accuracy and precision • Must be articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills to all levels of leadership and Board members, in addition to being highly organized, driven and self-motivated • Ability to think creatively and lead while being hands-on working with team members, Finance Department management and peers throughout Ryan • Experience with Workday Finance is a plus. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint and tax topics research. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) required. Send resumes to:   Date: Posted: 4/5/2019 (IPT2494)

Tax Preparer (Keene, New Hampshire) - As a Tax Preparer, you will be responsible for assisting tax compliance functions and tax planning for C&S and affiliated companies. Assist in execution of the income tax, transactional taxes, payroll taxes and associated processes for C&S and affiliates, including compilation and submission of filings, research of applicable rules and regulations and assistance with audits. Responsibilities: Assist in obtaining correct tax data from company systems to reconcile various accounts and prepare various tax returns. Extract relevant data from company systems required for tax returns and validate for reasonableness. Prepare various transactional tax returns accurately and in due time. Prepare balance sheet reconciliations for various accounts and propose adjusting entries as necessary. Assist in maintenance of various tax rules and rates by entity and item in the company’s systems. Assist with compiling documentation/information as required for tax audits. Document procedures. Requirements: High school diploma or higher. Minimum of one to three years of applicable experience. Attention to detail and excellent time management skills are required. Strong communication skills and ability to meet deadline and work in a fast paced environment are desired. Demonstrated proficiency in Excel; experience with financial systems (e.g. AR/AP/GL package) preferred. Send resume to Date Posted: 4/2/2019 (IPT2491)

Tax Analyst (Keene, New Hampshire) - As a Tax Analyst, you will assist in execution of the transactional tax compliance functions for C&S and affiliated companies, including compilation and submission of filings and liaison with tax authorities, outside agencies and internal C&S groups.  You will assist in developing tax strategies and policies to enable compliance with applicable legislation and mitigate tax exposure. You will partner with external and internal stakeholders to ensure optimal execution, risk mitigation and to establish controls. Responsibilities: Prepare various transactional filings and payments. Review relevant information for provided by various internal departments for reasonableness and completeness. Prepare and submit monthly/quarterly/annual filings and payments by entity and state to comply with relevant legislation. Liaise with state and local agencies to resolve queries. Work with internal departments to ensure relevant and accurate data for various tax returns is provided on a timely basis.  Prepare balance sheet reconciliations for accounts representing various tax accounts.  Assist manager/sr. manager with ongoing research and investigation of legislation for each potential state/relevant jurisdiction in assigned tax areas. Assist with the ongoing assessment of controls and procedures for the group and ensure changes implemented where necessary. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or a related field required.  Zero – three years of applicable experience. Send resume to kmichals@cswg.comDate Posted: 4/2/2019 (IPT2490)

Sr. Tax Analyst (Hartsville, South Carolina)
- You will like working for us as we have amazing people and a highly collaborative culture.   Global success hasn’t changed our tight-knit feel – we’ve simply grown into a larger, more diverse family.   We have thousands of jobs around the globe and encourage all of our associates to chase their dreams without having to find them in another company – it truly is a special place. While reporting to the Federal Tax Manager, as the Sr. Tax Analyst, you will be primarily responsible for U.S. federal income tax compliance and assist with ASC 740.  You will work closely with various members from within and outside the tax department, and may assist with cross functional ad hoc projects as needed.  You are a highly motivated and energetic individual with strong tax compliance skills, and can think and adapt quickly.  Your job duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assume primary responsibility for preparation of the consolidated corporate federal tax return and related supporting workpapers. In conjunction with the tax provision team, manage the computation of book tax differences, supporting workpapers, account reconciliations and documentation.  Communicate issues and findings to senior tax management. In conjunction with the Federal tax manager, lead the process for getting all financial statement data from the ledger into the tax compliance software, including maintaining workpapers to support this process. Provide support for or lead various tax projects as needed. Build collaborative relationships across the organization. Other duties as assigned. This position is in a perfect location at our global headquarters in Hartsville, SC and close to exciting destinations (Myrtle Beach, SC; Charleston, SC; Columbia, SC and Charlotte, NC). At least 5 years of directly related corporate tax compliance and provision experience in public accounting and/or a multinational company, primarily experience with large, complex, multinational U.S. income tax filings. Excellent knowledge of consolidated corporate federal tax compliance processes. Firm grasp of the US federal and state corporate income tax laws and regulations. Detailed oriented with excellent analytic and problem solving skills. Strong analytical thinking, writing, and communications skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Bachelor degree in accounting or taxation; MST/CPA preferred. Experience with CorpTax compliance software preferred. This is a progression experience and level will be based on candidate experience and business needs. We care about the health and wellness of you and your family.  That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that makes it easier to manage your health and provide financial security for you and your family. In addition, we offer competitive wages and retirement plans. Apply today and help us grow stronger. For more information, visit or follow us on social media @sonoco careers! #LI-JF1 #GDSponsored. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic. Date Posted: 4/1/2019 (IPT2487) 

Income and Franchise Senior and Manager (Across the United States) - Tax departments are increasingly resource constrained. Keeping up with the ever-changing state income tax laws is a demanding job. At EY, our Income and Franchise consultants address, manage and lead our diverse slate of clients on multiple and challenging tax engagements and contribute to the delivery of innovative tax planning ideas. We review filing methodologies to identify potential refunds and risks; answer questions throughout the tax accounting, compliance and controversy processes; assist with the complicated process of identifying tax positions, assessing the risk and measuring the benefit; provide guidance on new state tax policy and legislation, advise on the tax return impact of those changes and team to help prepare returns; help companies manage the complex and time-consuming task of communicating with state and local tax authorities; and assist with state tax audits including  mitigation of audit assessments. Do you see yourself in this role? Senior or Manager level candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and professional knowledge in a broad range of state and local Income/Franchise tax processes, concepts and tools, and a proven record of excellence in a professional services or tax organization. Additionally, Managers must have experience managing budgets, people and projects and have achieved CPA qualifications, certification as a member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation or be a member of a state bar. Seniors must also have achieved or are working towards CPA certification, certification as a member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation or possess the ability to sit for or be a member of a state bar. For more detailed job information, contact If you have your resume ready to submit, join our Talent Hub for consideration here: Date Posted: 3/20/2019 (IPT2480)

Director State and Local Tax (Nashville, Tennessee) - Sales, Property, Credits & Incentives, and Income. This position is responsible for overseeing the current Crosslin State and Local Tax (SALT) practice and driving growth of the practice.   Crosslin, PLLC, a multi-faceted accounting and consulting firm located in Nashville, Tennessee, that has been providing comprehensive business solutions for individuals, privately and publicly held businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and governmental entities since 1987. Visit us at to learn more. Service offerings include audit and assurance, tax services, accounting and IT forensics, outsourced accounting solutions, valuation services, and litigation support.  This position is responsible for advising clients regarding the tax implications of all state and local tax areas (multistate) including tax planning, compliance, and audit.  In this role you will be also be responsible for supporting the general Crosslin tax and audit practice regarding all matters related to state and local taxes.  SALT Areas Including: Sales/Use Tax. State Income and Franchise Tax. Real and Personal Property Tax. Business (License) Tax. Entity Registrations and ongoing Secretary of State Filings. Audit Management. Compliance Management. Research and Issue Resolution. Appeal and Protest management. Required Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or another relevant field required. CPA or master’s degree in accounting/Taxation ore equivalent required. At least 6 year of state and local tax experience is required (8 – 12 years is preferred).   Prior experience in state and local/multistate taxation within a consulting environment or equivalent required. Tennessee and southeastern states tax experience preferred. Experience with state/local audits preferred (either in management or in prior audit staff positions).  Prior experience in supervising SALT projects and or managing tax staff required. Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and Word. Experience with Checkpoint and Intelliconnect State Tax research resources and tools. Essential Job Requirements: Excellent oral and written communications skills. Ability to analyze and perform research on complex state and local tax issues.  Good organizational skills and specifically to set and meet project deadlines. Ability to be an effective change agent and drive continuous improvement. Good ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet/exceed client expectations. Client focused and service oriented. Proven ability to develop SALT business and grow a SALT practice. Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and client personnel. Ability to work in a team environment. Ability to successfully interact with professionals at all levels.  Executive presence and ability to act as the primary contact on assigned SALT engagements.  Primary Duties: Responsible for efficient and effective compliance with state/local tax laws and requirements; Manage the integration of new legal entities, acquisitions and corporate transactions info tax filings and processes on an ongoing basis; Perform necessary state and local tax planning and research; Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of state and local tax laws, regulations and current developments; Conduct primary and secondary review of complicated State and Local tax returns; Assist with day-to-day state and local tax matters that may arise; Manage projects to ensure technically-accurate products and high-quality deliverables are presented to clients; Supervise, mentor and evaluate staff. Email resumes to   Date Posted: 3/13/2019 (IPT2471)

Deputy Director of Audit Activity (Trenton, New Jersey) - The New Jersey Department of the Treasury, Division of Taxation seeks a professional to function as the Deputy Director of Audit Activity.  This position oversees office and field audit and supporting operations, both within and beyond New Jersey’s borders.  The examination of tax records of individuals, estates, and large, mid-size and small businesses encompassing approximately two dozen tax types are all within the scope of responsibility for this position.  The Deputy Director, Audit Activity will interface frequently with other activities and branches within the Division of Taxation and other state agencies within New Jersey.  The Deputy Director is a frequent speaker and will have or develop relationships with peers in other states in addition to local and national professional associations.  The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker and negotiator, energetic and eager to delve into the operations and oversight of a complex, diverse state tax organization of approximately 500 dedicated tax professionals and staff.  Effective managerial and organizational skills are paramount to the success of leading the large organization. REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree, including or supplemented by twenty one (21) semester hour credits in Accounting.  (ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE A COPY OF DEGREE AND/OR TRANSCRIPTS (OFFICIAL/UNOFFICIAL) DOCUMENTING POSSESSION OF DEGREE AND/OR SPECIFIED CREDITS). EXPERIENCE:  Five (5) years of management experience in an audit/accounting environment with a focus on compliance and regulatory requirements. NOTE:  Successful completion of a background investigation which includes but is not limited to:  criminal, credit and tax filing histories, is required.  Degrees and/or transcripts issued by a college or university outside of the United States must be evaluated for accreditation by a reputable evaluation service at your expense. The evaluation must be included with your submission. Failure to submit the required evaluation may result in an ineligibility determination. RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT:  In accordance with the New Jersey First Act, P.L. 2011, c.70, new public employees are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment.  For more information, please visit:  If you are qualified and interested in this employment opportunity, please send your cover letter, resume, transcripts (official or unofficial) and application for employment by March 25, 2019 to the address noted below.  All submissions must be received by 5:00 pm (close of business) on the last day of the posting period. Send resume to (Please use “DEPUTY DIRECTOR - TAX” in the Subject Line). Your application for employment must be completed in detail, including names and phone numbers of supervisors, dates of all employment and the reason for leaving. Be sure to answer all questions. In addition, please include (3) business references on your application. To obtain an application for employment, go to: Date Posted: 2/22/2019 (IPT2464)

Tax Analyst (Jackson, Michigan) - We aren’t looking for a Tax Analyst.  That sounds like a boring job.  We are looking for another Energy Tax Guru with 2-5 years of experience who wants to specialize in the rapidly changing energy industry.  The Tax Guru we need has a base understanding of tax principles; including corporate tax return preparation, accounting for income taxes and basic tax research.  The Tax Guru we are seeking must be excited by the opportunity to use technology to solve puzzles with numbers.  But even more importantly, we are looking for a future leader of the tax organization.  To fit in with our team, you must be hard-working, display initiative, communicate well with others and be a life-long learner. Primary responsibilities include: As an Energy Tax Guru, we will expose you to array of complex tax issues in the regulated and non-regulated energy industry.  On a rotational basis, the Tax Guru will prepare complicated tax returns, perform monthly, quarterly and annual tax accounting and calculate tax depreciation using software systems.  The Tax Guru will also be introduced to the unique world of energy regulation and taxation – assisting with rate cases, our corporate tax forecast or tax planning strategies.   This will not be an easy job and some overtime may occasionally be required.  However, we also value work life balance and offer flexible work arrangements that allow you to occasionally work from home or enjoy 3 day weekends.  Because Tax Gurus need to be life-long learners, we will be investing in your training and development.  On occasion, you will need to travel to attend off-site training sessions.  You may also need to travel to off-site meetings and between Company locations.  Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance related degree; CPA or Masters of Taxation preferred; 2+ years tax experience in public accounting (Big 4 preferred) or corporate tax environment; Base understanding of corporate tax preparation, accounting for income taxes and tax research; Experience and comfort with complicated systems and technology; and Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.  Apply at or send resume to Date Posted: 2/21/2019 (IPT2462)

Senior Tax Analyst (Jackson, Michigan) - CMS Energy’s Corporate Tax Team seeks a Senior Tax Analyst with an advanced knowledge of tax, ASC 740, internal controls, SEC reporting, and/or utility tax regulatory principles. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, continuously improving team player interested in working in an environment with a wide array of specialized tax issues. The Senior Tax Analyst makes decisions and exercises technical judgment within the scope of a system or project and may make final recommendations in support of tax issues of substantial importance to the Company. Primary responsibilities include: Prepare and review federal, state and local income tax returns, estimated payments and associated supporting workpapers. Prepare and review monthly, quarterly and year-end tax provisions and income tax allocation for CMS Energy’s consolidated group. Perform federal and state tax research and effectively communicate findings, including implementation of recent federal tax reform changes, tax planning and state apportionment. Collaborate with various departments to create and analyze the company’s tax forecast. Assist with federal, state and local audit requests related to income, sales and use tax. Employ problem solving/process improvement methodologies to streamline and standardize compliance and accounting activities. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience required; MBA, Masters in Accounting or Taxation preferred. CPA preferred. 5+ years tax experience in a corporate or public accounting environment required. Big 4 experience preferred. Experience with SAP, tax compliance software and provision software, such as PowerPlant. Strong tax research skills. Excellent technology skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Apply at or send resume to Date Posted: 2/21/2019 (IPT2461)

Tax Manager (Atlanta, Georgia) - Specialty: SALT. Warren Averett is seeking an experienced State and Local Tax (SALT) accountant for our Atlanta, GA office.  The ideal candidate will possess their CPA, have a minimum of 10 years of SALT experience. Responsibilities: Review complicated tax returns for privately held companies in a variety of industries (C-Corp, S-Corp, and Partnership experience preferred). Work closely with companies to effectively identify tax planning and risk management opportunities. Assist in Federal and State audit examinations and monitor RAR adjustments for state tax impact. Analyze potential federal and state tax incentives and credits in order to maintain low ETR. Analysis of state tax sourcing of receipts to develop filing methodologies for various jurisdictions. Awareness of compliance risks outside of financial industry’s traditional tax obligations. Assist in sales use tax controversy, if any. Tax risk assessment and mitigation including development of structural assessment plan. Review state tax provision/state tax true-ups.  Participate in industry efforts and programs with colleagues and advisors. Assume responsibility: including client contact, coordination within the company, staffing requirements, administrative documentation, and preparation timing for engagements. Familiar with working in high volume environment, while functioning as an indirect tax consultant. Participate with more experienced personnel in planning and researching complicated tax issues and direct clients on the optimal solutions. Work on special projects and oversee the activities of associates and senior associates. Develop and maintain quality client relationships. Develop skills to attract new clients and market the company's services and products and facilitate expansion of business with existing clients. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with a minimum of 5 years of experience in public accounting. Possession of CPA. Excellent communication skills for interaction with staff and clients. Ability to provide guidance and direction to department staff that are not direct reports. Specialty in SALT work. Send resume to Date Posted: 2/13/2019 (IPT2458)

Senior Tax Associate (Atlanta, Georgia) - Specialty: SALT. Warren Averett is seeking a senior tax consultant who is an experienced State and Local Tax (SALT) accountant for our Atlanta, GA office.  The ideal candidate will possess their CPA, have a minimum of 3 years of SALT experience. Responsibilities: Prior experience working in a sales tax consulting capacity demonstrating the ability to: Read, interpret and apply tax law, and apply tax law via the preparation of written tax memoranda or matrices for some or all of the following scenarios:  Providing assistance with nexus analysis; Conducting research on item taxability determinations; Have familiarity with exemption certificate reviews; Executing tax remediation strategies like voluntary disclosures; Indirect tax implications of mergers, acquisitions and divestments. Familiar with working in high volume environment, while functioning as an indirect tax consultant. Comfortable interacting with tax authorities via telephone to obtain clarification and further detail on tax matters affecting clients. Willingness to learn other areas of state taxation like income/franchise tax, property tax, or business licenses. Familiarity with the implementation or use of sales and use compliance tools is a plus, but not required. Develop and maintain quality client relationships. Develop skills to attract new clients and market the company's services and products and facilitate expansion of business with existing clients. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with a minimum of 3 years of experience in public accounting. Possession of CPA. Must have strong organizational skills and be able to handle a steady workload with deadlines showing a sense of urgency in an environment of competing priorities. Must be a regular user of RIA or CCH research tools. Excellent communication skills for interaction with staff and clients. Ability to provide guidance and direction to department staff that are not direct reports Specialty in SALT work. Send resume to Date Posted: 2/13/2019 (IPT2454)

Tax Manager (Deerfield, Illinois) - Tax Specialty:  State Income Tax, State Sales/Use Tax. Walgreens. Responsible for leading and managing state and local income, franchise, gross receipts, sales and use tax audits and controversy matters in 50 states for over 140 companies within the Walgreens organization ($175M annual liability on $25B of income). Proactively monitors and manages audits to close audits as favorably and expeditiously as possible, defends tax positions through strategic analysis and tax technical research and analysis, works with cross-functional tax and operational teams to aggressively defend tax returns, assesses and manages ASC 450 and 740 reserves related to audits, and directs and develops tax staff. Also assists in driving process improvement opportunities for tax functions, and provides technical knowledge and advice to tax team members.  Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and at least 6 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, government agency or company with sales in excess of $1 billion. At least 4 years of experience with technical tax laws, regulations and interpreting tax laws. At least 3 years of experience supporting the execution of tax strategy based on the key objectives and goals of the Company. Experience developing and delivering presentations to various audience levels within an organization. Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling). Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font). Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns). At least 2 years of experience in the indirect management of team members, including assisting in the development, training and assignment of work/projects to other members of a team. Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state). Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics. CPA, Master’s Degree in Taxation, or Juris Doctor. Significant experience managing state income tax, franchise, gross receipts, sales and use tax audits. Significant experience managing and teaching staff. Significant legal research and analysis experience. Significant financial/accounting data analytics experience with regard to state tax returns and audits. Ability to aggressively manage extensive audit inventory including IDRs, analysis, research, and management reporting. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Big4 or law firm experience. A link to the job description and to apply for the job is as follows: Date Posted: 2/8/2019 (IPT2450)