Tax Manager

Job Purpose:
Responsible for managing day-to-day operations of corporate income, sales, and property tax filings and tax consulting, as well as managing the Tax and Assessment Directory publication authored by NCCI.This role provides expertise encompassing all tax-related subjects NCCI faces, researches NCCI’s tax and licensure compliance, and facilitates the administration of NCCI’s strategic tax planning. The position also provides guidance related to fixed asset and GAAP accounting.

Major Duties:

Federal and State Income Tax Research and Return Facilitation – Conducts Federal and State tax research to ensure accuracy of all tax filings and appropriate tax planning.Provides internal guidance regarding taxation of specific NCCI products and the primary liaison for state tax communications.Return facilitation supports the preparation and review of NCCI’s tax returns by public tax accountant.Verify accuracy, coordinate corporate signatures and ensure timely submission of all tax filings.

Income Tax Provision/FIN48 Calculation and Documentation – . Contributes to the annual preparation of the tax provision with consultants and NCCI accounting for approval by outside public accounting firm and final tax filings.For FIN 48, the Tax Manager analyzes the technical merits of their tax positions and determines the likelihood that these positions will be sustained if they were ever examined by the taxing authorities.

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.

Tax and Assessment Directory Manual – Coordinates the completion of the Tax and Assessment Directory with the Tax Analyst and operating as a subject matter expert when issues arise.Communicates with AES, Regulatory, and others when issues arise from modifications to manual.

Miscellaneous Tax-related Issues –Primary contact for federal, state, and local tax auditors.Upon request, periodic research of tax issues that may affect the companies tax position.

Fixed Assets accounting and Property Tax Filings – Responsible for working with Fixed Asset Analyst in maintaining corporate fixed asset accounting and tax books as well as coordinates all field office and Palm Beach County property tax filings with timely and accurate local tax filings.

Required Education, Experience and Skills:

Bachelor's Degree in Tax and/or Accounting and 5 years’ experience in Corporate Tax environment with experience in accounting for income taxes (ASC 740) or 3 years’ tax experience at a Big Four or large public accounting firm, with accounting for income taxes (ASC 740) experience.

Certified Public Accounting (CPA) or in process of completing exam

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

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

  • Strong tax research, accounting ledgers, and reconciliation skills.

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

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

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

  • Cash management skills are also important to that portion of the job role.

  • Strong accuracy and timeliness skills