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Senior Tax Analyst (Atlanta, Georgia) - WestRock is seeking an International Senior Tax Analyst located in Atlanta, GA. This position will have exposure to work in all areas of international corporate taxation, including but not limited to tax planning analysis and research, compliance, reporting and forecasting, transfer pricing and other cross border tax reporting requirements. 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 team member to oversee new U.S. tax reform (GITLI, FDII) and foreign tax credit computations to ensure accuracy for 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.  Identify, design, and implement process improvement efforts to improve efficiencies, including employing Lean Six Sigma processes. Research and ensure appropriate tax treatment for complex international tax matters. Cross functional development by assisting with tax planning projects, tax controversy defense, accounting for income tax work and other areas to tax to continue development as a tax professional. Assist in compliance with cross border tax and reporting requirements, interacting with the WestRock Trade Compliance team, international business accountants, and third party agencies as needed and support indirect tax compliance or audit defense as needed. Liaise with local country corporate controllers around the world to identify savings opportunities as well as identify risk exposures. Monitor ongoing tax legislation and inform management of the potential impacts to the Company. What you need to succeed: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Tax. Master’s degree in Accounting or Taxation and/or CPA preferred. 2-4 years of experience within a tax department of a large US multinational company, a public accounting firm or environment with exposure to the different aspects of International taxation. Experience working on U.S. international tax compliance (Forms 1118, 5471 and 8858) and other transactional and planning projects. 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: 5/16/2019 (IPT2524)  

Senior Manager, Tax Controversy (Falls Church, Virginia) - The Senior Tax Manager will be part of the Tax Planning and Controversy team located at Northrop Grumman’s corporate office in Falls Church, Virginia and more generally part of the Tax Controversy function. The position is responsible for working toward favorable resolution of any tax controversies arising from the ever changing business environment, innovation, and tax laws.  The Senior Tax Manager will be responsible for applying tax knowledge and experience to prepare and review documents for tax controversy matters, including obtaining and analyzing source data, understanding tax issues, recognizing, and communicating potential risks and communicating effectively with stakeholders. The Senior Tax Manager will additionally be responsible for leading projects, reviewing work, contributing new concepts, techniques and standards. Most assignments are complex and performed independently without appreciable direction.  The Senior Tax Manager will also be responsible for managing and developing one full time experienced tax staff.  Position Summary/Responsibilities: Leading role in representing the company at various levels of Federal, State and International tax controversies; on State tax controversies involvement would be limited to work in controversies at the appeals level; on Federal and International tax controversies, work would extend from examination through appeals and into post-appeals. Leading role in IRS audits, including responding to information document requests, notices of proposed adjustments and other exam related matters. Leading role in ASC 740 treatment of tax controversies. Assist company with tax controversy considerations at the front end during the planning and financial reporting stages. Assist company with amendments to prior filings, withholding and similar issues. Basic Qualifications: 12 years of experience in the area of responsibility with a Bachelor's, or the equivalent, i.e., 6 years directly relevant experience at a nationally recognized public accounting firm or law firm OR 10 years of experience in the areas of responsibility with a Master's, or equivalent, i.e. 5 years directly relevant experience at a nationally recognized public accounting firm or law firm. Experience in major tax issues from a substantive or procedural perspective. Demonstrated interpersonal skills to work with outside tax examiners and ability to communicate effectively with Company executives as well as staff, and tax and non-tax personnel. Ability to analyze and interpret federal, state, and international tax laws and regulations. Ability to perform tax research, analyze appropriate authorities and reach sound conclusions. Must be able to multi-task, work independently, be self-motivated and demonstrate strong judgment/decision-making skills. Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills, as well as project management, planning, and human relations’ skills with the ability to prioritize and balance requests in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Familiar with using software like SAP, HFM, or business warehouse. Preferred Qualifications: CPA or LL.M. in Tax. Familiar with using software like SAP, HFM, or business warehouse. Prior experience in a supervisory role. Significant experience with R&D tax credits, domestic production incentives, Federal income tax accounting issues, and state tax, and compensation and benefits tax matters. Significant experience with financial accounting treatment of tax issues under ASC 740. Familiarity with impact of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for purposes of tax returns and financial reporting. Manufacturing/Aerospace/Defense Industry, Big 4 Accounting or Top 20 Law Firm, or publicly traded company experience. Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. To apply: Click Here. Date Posted: 5/3/2019 (IPT2513)

US Tax 3 (Houston, Texas) - Reporting to the US Tax Manager in the Houston office, the Tax Accountant will actively participate in TransCanada’s tax function to ensure compliance with federal and state tax reporting requirements.  The Tax Accountant will provide tax compliance and tax accounting support to various stakeholders including supporting the Tax Accounting and Forecast group. Responsibilities: Prepare federal and state corporate income tax returns; Prepare federal and state partnership returns; Prepare and review of depreciation reports used for return filings and forecasts; Assist with federal tax audits; Prepare federal and state quarterly estimated tax installments; Assist with special projects as assigned by management; Other tasks as required. Qualifications/Competencies: Knowledge of OneSource tax software, CCH research tools and PowerTax fixed asset software a plus; Working knowledge of SAP preferred; Proficient use of Microsoft Excel and Word; Excellent organizational skills that allow the candidate to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities; Strong analytical and problem solving skills; Strong team player who is able to work well with others; Good communication skills; Detail oriented. Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree preferably in Accounting; Two to five years’ experience in federal and/or state income tax; Regulatory accounting experience a plus. Link to Apply. Date Posted: 5/2/2019 (IPT2508)

Tax Accountant (Henderson, North Carolina) - Whether it is challenge, advancement or rewards - you'll find everything on the upswing at Variety Wholesalers, Inc.  As one of the country's oldest and most recognizable discount retail chains, more people are finding that we offer just the right combination to keep professionals on-the-go and our company out in front.  This continued success has created a need for an experienced Tax Accountant in our Store Support Center in Henderson, North Carolina.  If you have the desire to grow and excel, Variety Wholesalers is the career for you!  The Tax Accountant role is primarily responsible for timely and accurate compliance with state and local sales, use and payroll tax laws; completion of tax related accounting; coordination of compliance audits; and researching and resolving sales, use and payroll tax related inquiries. Responsibilities: Compile and validate data to file multi-state sales, use and payroll tax returns. Review and evaluate accounts payable to calculate use tax. Prepare tax related journal entries and reconcile tax related general ledger accounts. Research tax laws and maintain sales and payroll tax calculation and rate tables. Respond to inquiries from customers, vendors and store support team members. Resolve notices from state and local tax authorities. Coordinate sales, use and payroll tax audits. Maintain current procedures and identify process improvement and cost savings opportunities. Assist with special projects as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. 2-4 years of related experience. Good organization, planning and prioritization skills. Ability to work under tight deadlines and in a fast paced environment. Attention to detail. Solid ability to analyze and manipulate data and resolve problems. Strong computer skills – particularly the ability to build more complex Excel spreadsheets. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Benefits: Competitive compensation package. Paid time off. Health insurance. Dental insurance. Vision insurance. Life insurance. Critical illness insurance. Disability insurance. 401(k). Variety Wholesalers, Inc. does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, or on the basis of age, handicap or disability. Send resume to poverton@vwstores.com. Date Posted: 5/1/2019 (IPT2507)

Tax Senior Associate (SALT) - We are looking for a driven and experienced state and local tax practitioner to join our growing state and local tax practice. As a senior in our state and local tax practice, you will actively participate on client engagements, perform state and local tax compliance and/or consulting services, and team with other tax team members in providing value-added state and local tax solutions to our clients. Responsibilities: Demonstrate an understanding of multi-state income/franchise taxes, sales/use taxes, property taxes, credits/incentives, and employment taxes and apply that tax knowledge to client facts/situations. Prepare and/or review multi-state and local income/franchise tax returns, sales/use tax returns, property tax returns, and employment tax returns Research state and local tax issues. Draft state and local tax technical memoranda or matrices. Assist with multi-state and local tax controversy engagements. Work on outsourcing state and local tax engagements at client sites. Assist with multi-state tax due diligence on merger and acquisition and restructuring projects. Key Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting; Master's in Taxation or JD/LLM is a plus. Minimum 2 years of experience in state and local taxation. Previous experience in a public accounting firm. CPA candidate or licensed CPA. Proven competence in CCH, RIA Checkpoint, Vertex, GoSystems Tax RS, and PTMS. Proficient research, analytical and verbal/written communication skills. Ability to travel to client locations and other firm offices in California. We have an excellent benefits package including top-tier market salaries, bonus program, Firm paid medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401 (K) plan and employer match, short-term and long-term disability, paid personal time off, continuing education, CPA licensing support, and other benefits. To apply, Click Here. Date Posted: 4/22/2019 (IPT2501)

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:  marykay.manning@ryan.com.   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 kmichals@cswg.com. 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 www.sonoco.com/careers 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 Susan.Dolan@ey.com. If you have your resume ready to submit, join our Talent Hub for consideration here: https://go.ey.com/2HpV3xU. 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 www.crosslinpc.com 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 Karen.Catron@crosslinpc.com.   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: http://nj.gov/labor/lwdhome/njfirst/NJFirst.html.  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 EmploymentRecruiter@treas.nj.gov (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: http://www.nj.gov/treasury/administration/pdf/hr-application.pdf. 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 https://www.consumersenergy.com/company/careers or send resume to brian.vanblarcum@cmsenergy.com. 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 https://www.consumersenergy.com/company/careers or send resume to brian.vanblarcum@cmsenergy.com. Date Posted: 2/21/2019 (IPT2461)