Tax Manager - Tax Accounting and Compliance at Motorola Solutions
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Department OverviewMotorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI), has an excellent opportunity in its Global Corporate Tax Function for a Tax Manager – Tax Accounting & Compliance. This role reports into the Director 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.
Primary objective of the position is to perform various tax accounting and compliance functions, including:
Manage the co-sourcing for state and local income tax returns, including the review of state apportionment, modification, and return workpapers, with the external service provider
Manage the state and local estimated tax payments and extensions process
Oversee the outsourcing of annual report compliance and personal property tax with external service providers
Manage the integration of acquired entities into MSI’s compliance portfolio with regards to state and local income, franchise, personal property tax, and annual reports
Proactively respond to key business partners
Track proposed and enacted state tax legislation and quantify the impact on the company
Assist with the completion of Federal income tax return
Provide training and mentorship to tax staff to grow the team’s skills and strengths
Identify, propose and implement process improvement strategies
Assist with the preparation of quarterly and annual income tax accounting under ASC 740 for the US companies
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
At least 3-5 years of experience (a combination of public accounting and/or industry).
Must have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, prefer a Master's Degree in tax.
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
Experience with HFM (Hyperion Financial Management) and Oracle, a plus
Proficient in MS-Word and Excel
Minimum of a Bachelors degree and 3+ years of experience
Referral Payment PlanYes
Our U.S. Benefits include:
- Incentive Bonus Plans
- Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
- 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
- 9 Paid Holidays
- Generous Paid Time Off Packages
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Parental & Family Leave
- and more!
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.