Manager of Corporate Accounting & Tax

Job Purpose:
Responsible for managing NCCI’s Corporate Accounting function to ensure that financial information provided to management, the Board of Directors, and external parties is accurate and complies with generally accepted accounting principles.Responsible for producing financial statements and managing the audit of those financial statements with a third-party audit firm.Responsible for managing day-to-day operations of corporate income, sales, and property tax filings and tax consulting. This role provides expertise encompassing all tax-related subjects and facilitates the administration of NCCI’s strategic tax planning.

Major Duties:

Corporate Accounting Management/Audit Facilitation - Responsible for all aspects of Corporate Accounting, including annual report preparation as well as debt covenant reporting. Those responsibilities include the development and maintenance of corporate accounting policies, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The position is also responsible for month-end closings, year-end audit preparation as well as supporting budget/forecast activities.

Income Tax/Property Tax/Miscellaneous Tax Research and Return Facilitation– Conducts Federal and State tax research to ensure accuracy of all tax filings and appropriate tax planning.Return facilitation supports the preparation and review of NCCI’s tax returns by public tax accountant.Responsible for working with Fixed Asset Analyst in maintaining corporate fixed asset accounting and tax books. Primary contact for federal, state, and local tax auditors.

Sales and Use Tax Filings and Software Management – Provides oversight of sales and use tax preparation and filings.Assists with product “taxability” research and ensuring Vertex sales tax software is correctly “set-up” and reporting accurate filing information.

Manages and directs assigned staff - Manages and directs assigned staff.  Duties may include, but not be limited to, decisions about: hiring and staffing; position design, organization structure; performance assessment; coaching; base, merit, and bonus pay; promotions; and corrective action and separations.  May also develop, review, and/or approve:  work schedules, work assignments, PTO and other time-off requests, and development through relevant training programs for staff.

Required Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Tax

  • Eight (8) years’ experience in Corporate Accounting environment with experience in accounting for income taxes (ASC 740) or 5 years’ audit experience at a Big Four or large public accounting firm, with accounting for income taxes (ASC 740) experience.

  • Prior management experience or experience in a senior/lead position providing feedback.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Strong communication skills, excellent organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate with a variety of internal and external personnel.

  • Knowledge of property taxes (real and tangible personal property) and sales/use taxes.

  • Strong research, accounting ledger, and reconciliation skills.

  • Strong time management and organizational/record-keeping skills.

  • Ability to coordinate work with Big Four Accounting Firm for financial statement audit and federal and state tax return preparation and financial statement audit purposes.

  • Ability to multi-task, use independent judgment and sound decision-making skills, and can work independently with minimal management oversight.

  • Strong accuracy and timeliness skills.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Experience with Oracle E-Business Suite

    Credit check required.