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Manager Federal Tax Audits (Franklin, Tennessee) - Life at Nissan encompasses everything that inspires both the quality of our vehicles and the quality of our people. Company-wide, you'll find fast learners and self-starting engines as well as people who are quick to embrace change and take an idea into overdrive. At Nissan, minds race. Imagination gets a green light. Each opportunity is the fuel that drives an idea from inspiration to real-life. Job Requirements: Lead and manage all stages of U.S. federal tax audits and controversy, including corporate income tax, employment tax, withholding tax, and excise tax audits, for the various industries in which Nissan operates (automotive, financing and insurance). Develop and implement comprehensive audit defense plans in collaboration with federal tax compliance and tax planning teams, internal departments and external advisors. Prepare and present clear and concise explanations of tax positions to IRS auditors. Gather, review and deliver information to the IRS in response to information and document requests, including working with many internal information providers. Attend regular meetings with the IRS and be the main contact person with IRS agents. Assist with negotiating resolutions of tax controversies with IRS Appeals. Work with the federal tax compliance and planning teams to research and analyze complex tax issues. Work with the federal tax compliance and planning teams to build audit-ready files to support the company’s tax positions. Work with the tax accounting team to ensure uncertain tax positions are correctly reported in the financial statements. Implement tools to organize and track progress of audits, deadlines, deliverables etc. Keep management and other key stakeholders informed on federal tax audit matters. Keep the state income tax compliance and audit teams informed of federal tax audit topics that may have an impact on state tax positions. Build strong work relationships with key internal stakeholders (Accounting, Treasury, FP&A, IT, Legal, R&D, Purchasing, HR etc.). Stay current on changes in federal tax laws and IRS audit procedures. Manage the performance and spend with external audit advisors. Maintain the highest ethical standards, encourage open and transparent communication, promote diversity and reward employees’ initiatives that bring value to Nissan and the tax organization. Minimum Experience and Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required. Advanced degree or professional certification preferred (CPA, LLM, JD, MBA, MA, MS). 10+ years of related experience at a professional level. Relevant experience working directly with the IRS. Excellent analytical, verbal, and written communication skills. In-depth knowledge of the Internal Revenue Code and IRS audit procedures. Excellent interpersonal, diplomatic and negotiation skills. Embrace use of technology for improvement of tax processes. Be able to challenge status quo and persuade others to implement change. Self-starter to build relationships in a large organization. Flexibility to adapt to changes in scope and open to future rotation within other areas within the tax organization. Ability to multi-task and manage workload efficiently. To apply click here. Date Posted: 5/29/2024 (IPT049)

Sr. Mgr. Tax International (Springdale, Arkansas) - This position is primarily responsible for managing certain aspects of Tyson’s International Tax activities. The position is responsible for assisting with the coordination and review of international portions of the US income tax return and related workpapers. Other responsibilities include preparing/coordinating/reviewing the quarterly income tax provision process, assisting with IRS international tax audits, transfer pricing, various international tax projects, working with tax team members and issues in foreign countries, performing tax research, and other non-international income tax-related activities.  The candidate must have good analytical skills and a good knowledge of income tax accounting.  The candidate must also have a broad range of knowledge of federal corporate tax issues associated with international operations and foreign activity.  Strong communication, management, and interpersonal skills are essential to this position. REQUIREMENTS: Requires broad knowledge in general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelors or Masters degree in accounting or equivalent in an academic field directly related and essential to this position. Significant in-depth knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, tax laws, and accounting. 8 plus years of experience in the field of corporation income taxation or related fields, preferably in the area of international taxation. Public accounting experience as well as CPA preferred. Requires advanced computer skills. Candidate must have working ability with tax preparation software, Excel, Access, Word, SAP, and Outlook. Must have ability to perform technical research using CCH, BNA, or other tax research tools. Ability to manage processes utilizing multiple data sources. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential to this position in order for the candidate to deal with both taxing authorities, subordinates reporting to this position, and other managers. Applicant must have ability to multi-task, corporate international income tax knowledge, and an understanding of financial statements. The applicant should have the ability to improve routine processes through automation or other procedure to increase department efficiency. Candidate should be able to analyze and efficiently manipulate large amounts of data. The candidate should also have the ability to manage several subordinates on both the management and management support level. Travel is 0 to 3 trips per year. To apply click here and use ID# R0307521. Date Posted: 4/17/2024 (IPT029)