Why would I want this job?

You are an Integration Tax Manager in the Compliance & Reporting function within the Global Tax Organization servicing all business segments of Mars Incorporated.  As a leader on the Global Tax Integration team, you lead the development and implementation of global tax integration strategy and framework.  Together with the team, you are responsible for overseeing and managing the tax integration process post mergers and acquisitions while continuing to offer quality support to the business.  You leverage your tax technical knowledge, collaborate with stakeholders to optimize tax integration as well as mitigate risks.

This role requires broad tax technical knowledge, including but not limited to tax compliance, tax planning and transfer pricing.  In addition, this role requires strong project management, communication as well as experience to drive successful tax integration initiatives.

 

What would I be doing?

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead in developing and implementing global tax integration strategy and framework
  • Communicate with senior management and business integration team on tax integration progress and issues
  • Serves as a primary liaison with global In-Country-Tax and Treasury Centers in coordinating, developing and executing the tax operations transition and integration.  This includes the tax functional areas of compliance and reporting, transfer pricing, controversy, tax planning and indirect tax
  • Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of tax integration efforts
  • Identifying opportunities for tax savings or efficiencies during the integration process
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including finance, legal and IT in ensuring compliance with tax laws and regulations during the integration
  • Evaluate existing tax systems, processes, historical tax filing positions and data to identify risk and opportunities
  • Coordinate and assist in the implementation of tax data migration, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and compliance with regulatory and Company requirements
  • Continuously develop and deliver onboarding materials to educate internal and external stakeholders on company tax policy, operation processes, tools, and best practices
  • Maintain and adapt documentation of tax integration processes, procedures, and controls to support compliance and audit requirements
  • Be skilled in relationship building, nurturing team member strengths and identifying areas for improvement, and representing and advocating for tax team needs

This role is a critical role in the Global Tax organization.  The manager works closely with the integration senior manager and tax analyst to lead the development of global tax transition and integration strategy and framework.  The manager will collaborate with U.S. and non U.S. to understand tax requirements, assess implications, and enable successful integration of tax operations.  The role will manage and support day-to-day integration activities to allow the senior manager and director to work at a macro level.  This role is a member of Global Compliance & Reporting leadership team, actively participates in creating an engaging and collaborative team environment, develops compliance & reporting practices and team.

What would make me qualified?

Education & Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance from an accredited university required
  • Master’s degree in taxation encouraged
  • Certified Public Accountant license or Enrolled Agent license encouraged

Knowledge / Experience       

  • 6-10+ years of corporate tax experience, including Federal, state, and international tax, with some public accounting experience preferred
  • Large corporate multinational tax environment experience in financial statement accounting, federal and state U.S. income tax compliance, tax accounting methods, and tax planning
  • Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to execute complex initiatives from initiation to completion
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate across functional teams and influence stakeholders
  • Experience in a leadership or managerial role preferred, with demonstrated ability to develop processes and team members
  • Experience working within a team environment, including with teams in various geographic locations
  • Experience in tax reporting systems (ONESOURCE Income Tax and Provision and Dataflow) with implementation experience preferred
  • Experience in data analytics systems (Alteryx, Power Query, Power BI, Tableau) preferred