Tax Accounting Manager at Motorola Solutions

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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI), has an excellent opportunity in its Global Corporate Tax Function for a Tax Accounting Manager. This role reports into the Senior Manager of Tax Accounting & Compliance. The individual in this position will be a key member of MSI’s global tax accounting and compliance team that works collaboratively with its business partners worldwide. MSI’s global corporate tax function is based in the company’s Chicago headquarters and is supported by regional personnel in Canada, Europe and Asia.
Job Description

Primary objective of the position is to perform various tax accounting and compliance functions, including:

  • Prepare quarterly and annual income tax accounting provision under ASC 740

  • Manage the preparation and filing of the US federal, state and local income tax returns, estimated tax payments, and extensions

  • Collaborate with other members within the Finance organization to align data flow requirements and to optimize efficiency and effectiveness in meeting global reporting and compliance requirements

  • Assist with the integration and implementation of tax technology tools and data management solutions across the Global Tax function, including tax planning, compliance, and reporting

  • Manage the external service provider and assist the shared service center team members to ensure timely tax return filing in Non-US jurisdictions

  • Support the shared service center team members with the non-US entities’ tax accounting tasks, including return to provision and deferred tie-out

  • Assist in analyzing and implementing tax law changes

  • Conduct technical research and documentation as needed

  • Assist on domestic income tax audits as needed

  • Support tax planning, M&A, and special projects as needed

Additional Knowledge/Skills

  • Bachelors in Accounting or Finance

  • 4+ years of large multinational corporate income tax accounting and income tax compliance experience required (a combination of Big 4 and industry preferred)

  • Strong knowledge of ASC 740, as well as financial and accounting principles and theory

  • Strong capabilities to think strategically and analytically, identify issues and opportunities, solve problems

  • Ability to practically apply tax knowledge to produce quantitative models, well-supported tax positions and sound business-oriented tax advice

  • Effective organizational, project management skills and ability to initiate and run projects independently

  • Effective written and verbal communications skills at both tax technical and non-technical business levels 

  • Experience with CorpTax compliance and tax provision software preferred

  • Experience with Alteryx, a plus

  • Proficient in MS-Word and Excel, HFM (Hyperion Financial Management) and Oracle a plus


Basic Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree required and 4+ years of experience


Travel Requirements
None
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
Yes


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
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Vision Benefits
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Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
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Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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Cross functional training encouraged
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Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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