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Associate State & Local Tax (San Francisco, California) - Tax Specialty: State & Local Tax. McDermott Will & Emery LLP is a leading international law firm with a diversified business practice representing commercial, industrial and financial enterprises both publicly and privately held. The Firm has a long history of social responsibility and supporting the communities in which our people live and work. The San Francisco office is seeking a 2nd to 5th year Associate to join the State and Local Tax Practice Area. Job Requirements: 2 - 5 years of concentrated State and Local Tax experience. Excellent legal research, writing and analytical skills, along with a strong academic background. McDermott Will & Emery LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Affirmative Action Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran). Link to ApplyDate Posted: 10/29/2018 (IPT2394)

State and Local Tax Manager (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) - As a State and Local Tax Manager, your responsibilities will generally include performing multi-state tax research on state and local income tax matters such as tax planning, implementation, due diligence and controversies with state and local jurisdictions. To be successful you will need to demonstrate strong technical, leadership and communication skills. This is a dynamic opportunity to be part of a growing team and take on new challenges. Responsibilities: Assist multi-state companies with state and local tax issues including compliance, advising, planning, and controversies. Assist multi-state companies with state and local tax controversies which include preparing clients for discussions with auditors, representing the client at hearings, appeal meetings, and preparing protests. Review information presented on state income tax returns before, during, and after preparation. Research and draft technical memoranda regarding income and franchise tax controversies. Supervise, mentor, and develop staff. Qualifications: A minimum of six years of experience performing tax research and providing technical advice on multi-state tax issues. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university. Licensed CPA or J.D./LL.M. or MST (Master's in Taxation) for non-CPA eligible candidates . Ability to develop business and foster client relationships. Ability and desire to perform in a team environment. Excellent writing, communication, and tax research skills. Interested candidates should contact Mike Collins at mcollins@schniederdowns.comDate Posted: 10/23/2018 (IPT2391)

Senior Tax Specialist, Indirect Tax (Irvine California) - The primary purpose and function of the Sr Specialist, Tax is to act as the Team Lead to meet Indirect Tax compliance obligations and to perform other Indirect Tax function duties as assigned by the Sr Mgr., Tax. 1. Acts as the team lead to oversee and ensure timely compliance with all Indirect tax reporting including development of strategies to increase reporting and deadline management efficiencies and to meet payment requirements, including electronic and manual filings. Acts as the super user for the tax calendar software. 2. Establishes processes and manages outcomes for all new deadlines generated from opening new locations or the creation of new entities. 3. Utilizes knowledge of tax regulations and taxability decision matrix to perform detailed review and audit returns and workpapers prepared by Tax Specialists in order to meet Indirect Tax filing deadlines (sales & use, property, business, gross receipts, B&O, healthcare tax & other misc. filings). During periods of heavy compliance activity assists with the preparation of returns and workpapers as needed. 4. Acts as the team lead/super user effectively utilizing the sales & use tax filing software. Trouble shoots any issues for tax specialists and works with the software vendor to successfully resolve all issues. 5. Prepares written correspondence with tax agencies, dental offices and intercompany communications. 6. Manages the taxability decision matrix for sales & use tax by reviewing tax specialist research and conducting additional tax research using Checkpoint research tool and other available research tools & techniques. 7. Maintains an extensive knowledge of property tax classification categories in various jurisdictions. 8. Reviews tax category classification determinations of Tax Specialists for accuracy. 9. Develops a working knowledge of business operations and acts as a subject matter expert and guide to tax specialists in order to respond to complex tax inquiries from dental offices and other PDS departments. 10. Conducts analysis, transactional research and compiles reports utilizing multiple software platforms including QSI, SL and the Oracle Cloud ERP environment. Acts as a super user in these software environments and provides assistance and training to tax specialist users. 11. Responds to state and local tax inquiries and audit requests as needed. 12. Under the supervision of the Sr Mgr., Tax, manages various tax audits. 13. Manages the process of preparing & maintaining a checklist of all tax returns, reports and registration requirements within each state and city for each dental practice, regional and NSC location/entity. 14. Manages the process of input of new entities formed and related information in tax calendar software including all filing deadlines for Indirect Tax. 15. Acts as the team lead for the implementation of the tax engine software from kick off through go live. Acts as the team lead for requirements gathering, design solutions, testing, defect resolution and post- implementation trouble-shooting. Acts as the super user for tax engine configuration and maintenance. 16. Develops strategies and process improvement plans for various Indirect Tax functions. 17. Acts as professional mentor to tax specialists. 18. Other duties as assigned. REQUIRED: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in Accounting, Finance or Business. In lieu of degree 5+ years of experience is required or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 5+ years of experience related to Indirect tax work. PREFERRED: CPA or JD. 7+ years of Indirect tax experience. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Ability to multi-task effectively without compromising the quality of the work. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Detail oriented, organized, process focused, problem solver, proactive, ambitious, customer service focused. Ability to draw conclusions and make independent decisions with limited information. Ability to respond to complex inquiries from customers, staff, regulatory agencies, vendors, and other members of the business community. Self-motivated, reliable individual capable of working independently as well as part of a team. Problem solving skills to gather & analyze information in order to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations, and plans of action. Analytical skills to synthesize complex or diverse information. Ability to research information and analyze data to arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations, and plans of action. Actively share ideas in a constructive and positive manner by listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others. Ability to professionally. Send resume stillmanl@pacden.comDate Posted: 10/18/2018 (IPT2388)

International Tax Lead (Sandy Springs, Georgia) - WestRock is seeking an International Tax Lead located in Atlanta, GA. This position will have exposure to work in all areas of international corporate taxation, with exposure to both direct (income) and indirect (VAT) taxation.  The position will have responsibilities in areas including but not limited to international compliance, tax planning analysis and research, transfer pricing and other cross border tax reporting requirements, indirect tax exposure such as Canadian transaction tax returns (GST/HST, QST, and PST), and work around tax controversy. This position will provide the opportunity to work for a dynamic global company with ability to develop best practices, grow tax technical skills and work cross functionally with other departments in the organization while supporting the business needs related to global transaction taxes. How you will impact WestRock: Functional lead role in ensuring the completion of the Company’s U.S. international compliance requirements. Manage the company’s global tax compliance process to ensure all tax returns are filed timely. Lead and institute process improvements in transfer pricing, such as country by country reporting (CBCR) and other cross border transactions. Oversee certain aspects of monthly indirect tax reporting and support mitigating risk around ongoing and future audits. Identify, design, and implement process improvement efforts to improve efficiencies. Research and ensure appropriate tax treatment for complex international tax matters. Cross functional development by assisting with tax planning projects, tax controversy defense, and other areas to tax to continue development as a tax professional. Liaison with local country corporate controllers around the world to identify savings opportunities as well as identify risk exposures for the company. Monitor ongoing tax legislation and inform management of the potential impacts to the Company. What you need to succeed: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or Taxation preferred. 5- 7 years of experience within a tax department of a large US multinational company tax department, a public accounting firm or environment with exposure to the different aspects of International taxation. Experience with large corporate financial systems such as JD Edwards, Oracle, SAP or Hyperion a plus. Strong skills with Microsoft Office products required. Ability to identify and execute process improvement initiatives. Experienced and comfortable in dealing with personnel at all levels of the organization, and internal and external auditors. Strong analytical, communication and critical thinking skills with an ability to multi-task and ability to look at the big picture. Accurate, precise, logical work required; ability to stay focused and on task in order to research and solve accounting and tax issues. Demonstrated initiative; motivated to exceed expectations. WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans. Send resume to kevin.darmody@westrock.comDate Posted: 10/18/2018 (IPT2387)

Sr Analyst, International Taxes (Topeka, Kansas) - Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc. Located on the Kansas River, near the center of Shawnee County, Topeka provides its residents with an assortment of attractions, a stable economy, great schools and good health care.  Home to a variety of cultural institutions, Topeka's Combat Air Museum, the Topeka Zoo and the Kansas Children's Discovery Center draw thousands of visitors each year. Washburn University sports teams give Topeka residents plenty to cheer about. Downtown Topeka is filled with restaurants, shops and entertainment venues that host musical acts and live theatre. Great Overland Station, a former railroad stop, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and along with Riverfront Park and the city's historic arts and entertainment district demonstrates the city's commitment to historic preservation. Topeka's connection to the Civil Rights Movement includes the site of the famous Brown v Board of Education case, which ended segregation in public schools. This position exists to support the Tax Manager in administrating, understanding and complying with the tax laws imposed by Federal and international taxing jurisdictions. Responsibilities: Work with foreign subsidiaries to request, gather, and review tax provision files for actuals and projections throughout the year. Work with foreign subsidiaries to request and review Foreign Tax Credit Questionnaires. Manage and Review all inputs into the Dataflow tax reporting software. Responsible for preparation of federal income tax returns for Hill's Pet Nutrition legal entities. Work with Colgate NY to finalize returns. Maintain ongoing analysis and planning with various accounts and special tax events to update reporting needs.  Responsible for maintaining a database of critical documents on network, including calculations for tax credits and deductions, tax rate reconciliations, transfer pricing reports and relevant legal agreements. Assist in gathering & filing critical documents for  foreign subsidiaries (statutory financials, final provision files, tax returns.). Prepare quarterly tax estimate package for Colgate Tax Department. Maintain an improved Intl tax filing database. Support other Tax Department members as required to meet the goals and objectives of the department. Assist with accumulation and preparation of data as required to satisfy various audits. Other financial or tax-related projects or duties that may be assigned by Management. Analyze and suggest changes as a result of recent US tax reform. Basic qualifications: BS, BA degree in accounting preferred. 3+ years in Public/Private Tax Dept. Understanding of US GAAP Tax Reporting. International tax experience. Understanding of US International tax concepts, such as FTC and Subpart F preferred. Working knowledge of SAP. Knowledge of other areas of finance (e.g., Budget & Planning, Treasury, etc.). Preferred qualifications: MBA Preferred. Tax accounting knowledge preferred. Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply to work with us using this online application. Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application. Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Link to Apply. Date Posted: 10/17/2018 (IPT2386)

Senior Tax Analyst, Federal Planning (Deerfield, Illinois) - Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services. As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home. Responsible for providing support on federal income tax planning, audit documentation, and accounting reports as they relate to corporate income taxes, specifically focused on minimizing tax liability through application of best practices and knowledge of tax laws and regulations. Assists Planning Manager with ongoing project management to ensure that critical deadlines and key objectives are met. Assists in the development and documentation of processes for ongoing tax planning initiatives. Actively monitors developments within business unit/subsidiary operations and provides recommendations on potential federal income tax impacts. Assists with obtaining both federal and state tax credit incentives, and developing incentive plans. Monitors, reports, and develops positions on federal and state legislative updates for potential income tax impacts to the business. Engages and works with other Corporate Departments, consultants, and government agencies as necessary on various income tax matters. Identifies areas of opportunity for tax savings through work with other departments, groups, consultants, etc. Job Responsibilities: Prepares tax filings and/or responses to tax auditor inquiries and analyzes various tax laws, regulations and procedures. Responsible for implementing projects related to tax filings and audits. Analyzes and summarizes tax information and prepares reports. Collaborates with internal departments and external consultants, as required. Serves as the tax liaison to business units/subsidiaries. Assists and participates in the transition planning and implementation of procedures for new tax processes. Provides changes or enhancements to ensure “best practice” policies and procedures to gain synergies across all lines of business units. Supports team in the formulation of analyses and recommendations relating to assigned tax area. Participates in projects and process improvements for the department. Mentors and develops tax analysis. Third party audit requests are in compliance with government regulations and contract terms. Addresses issues/claims and corrects error root-causes. Maintains active communication of tax results and issues. Assists and participates in mergers and acquisitions, and tax planning initiatives. Basic Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree and at least 2 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, State department of revenue or company OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 5 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, state department of revenue or company. At least 1 year of experience analyzing and reporting financial data. 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). Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state). Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or Economics. Experience in accounting system data retrieval. Experience developing written communications. Experience providing support on state income and sales and use tax audits. Experience with Microsoft Excel that includes Pivot Tables, Pivot Charts, Vlookups, and creating custom formulas. Apply Here  or Contact Greg Shirey Gregory.shirey@walgreens.comDate Posted: 10/17/2018 (IPT2382)