Tax Manager in Houston, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 10/18/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
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  • Duration:
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (704) 357-8860

Job Description

Tax Manager

Our client is a market leader and expected to grow to $1B of top line revenue by 2025. This position will be responsible for all direct and indirect tax compliance and analysis including income, franchise, sales and use, gross receipts, B&O, and property tax. Will work closely with finance and other cross-functional teams with an emphasis on systems improvement, integration and exposure mitigation.

Essential Functions

Sales and Use Tax:

  • Monitor laws, regulations, decisions in sales/use tax area for our industry and provide guidance based on tax laws
  • Assist the invoicing functions to ensure taxes are being applied appropriately, documentation is centrally maintained and available, exemption certificates are provided when warranted
  • Maintain taxability matrices within ERP system, updating regularly for tax rate and law changes, changes in service lines, etc
  • Timely transmittal of accurately prepared monthly quarterly, semi-annual and annual sales and use tax returns to jurisdictions in accordance with the team tax calendar
  • Apply eligible credits to tax liabilities
  • Prepare monthly cash requests, journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Manage sales/use tax audits, preparation of responses to taxing authorities and address any audit findings in a timely manner
  • Maintain sales tax registrations
  • Manage a team of three sales tax professionals

Property Tax:

  • Manage property tax compliance and develop strategy to minimize liabilities
  • Coordinate with the vendor for preparation of the property tax renditions and review to ensure accuracy and timely filing
  • Timely transmittal of property tax payments in accordance with the team tax calendar
  • Prepare monthly cash requests, journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Manage property tax rendition and payment tax calendar

Income/Franchise Tax:

  • Manage workflow with external third-party service providers on tax compliance, quarterly provision, year-end provision, and quarterly estimates. 
  • Liaison with external auditors and assist in tax audits as needed.
  • Work with compliance department at Parent Co. to supply financial data for state annual reports and various franchise tax calculations.
  • Research and respond to federal and state notices in a timely manner

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or Taxation
  • CPA preferred, but not required
  • Minimum 5-8 years of federal and multi-state tax experience in a Big Four public accounting firm or an equivalent medium/large corporate tax department
  • Strong knowledge of ASC 740
  • Ability to research federal and state tax laws and clearly communicate findings to key stakeholders
  • Material handling, automotive industry experience would be a plus

If interested, please apply or send your most recent resume in Word to