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Senior Tax Manager - US Remote

  • Employer: iA American Warranty, L.P.
  • Office: 8201 North FM 620
  • City: Austin
  • Province: Texas
  • Job category: Not Evaluated (Job Family)
  • Job ID: JR10010770
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2021-12-31

Description

IA Financial Group (IA), a Canadian-based multinational financial institution, is looking for a US Senior Tax Manager to build and lead the US tax department and manage all US tax matters including compliance, planning, and accounting (IFRS) of its US based entities. In this role, along with our Global Tax team, you’ll define and execute our US tax strategy, lead and build our US tax team, manage consultants, and partner with stakeholders across the organization to support our growing US business.

As IA’s US Senior Tax Manager, you’ll work closely with finance leadership on strategic priorities. You’ll oversee a broad range of tax matters including U.S. federal, state and international income taxes, sales tax, employee-related tax, transfer pricing, accounting close and financial reporting.

This position reports to our Global Tax Director and is based out of our Texas offices.  The job may be performed remotely as well, if needed.  We’re looking for someone to join us immediately.

Position Description

  • Build, lead and grow the US tax department;
  • Actively manage computation of quarterly and year-end US income tax provisions and effective tax rate as well as related income tax financial statement disclosures of our US based entities and report to the Global Tax team;
  • Support and work closely with the Global Tax team of the Canadian head office in the quarterly and year-end consolidated financial statements closing processes;
  • Oversee completion of federal, international and state income tax returns including all related analysis and support; manage audits of federal and state income tax, sales tax, state and local filings;
  • Manage quarterly reviews and year-end tax provision audits by the external auditor.
  • Responsible for tax-related IFRS policies and procedures;
  • Manage the implementation of US tax planning projects and the integration of target companies into IA’s tax operations process;
  • Manage outside tax consultants and advisors and supervision of tax accounting staff;
  • Monitor and develop internal controls over income tax reporting processes (Compliance with IFRS standards);
  • Make meaningful contributions to development and training of the future US Corporate Tax Department staff;
  • Work closely with the Global tax team in leading US tax accounting and tax return process improvements and documentation enhancements;
  • Manage documentation of processes, procedures and technical issues;
  • Lead and participate in special projects and/or initiatives, as needed;
  • Serve as a liaison with Finance, Accounting, Treasury, Legal, lines of business and other internal partners to ensure appropriate management of tax reporting and risk;
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.
     

Knowledge & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Accounting or Tax. Master’s Degree in Business Taxation is preferred.
  • CPA preferred;
  • 10+ years of experience in taxation in a large corporate environment, Big 4 accounting firm, or a combination of both, ideally with experience in the insurance or financial services sector.
  • Experience with and knowledge of IFRS.
  • Advanced technical proficiency in tax accounting.
  • Demonstrated problem solving, leadership ability and management experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to operate in multi-task and deadline driven environment, to work independently and to effectively manage staff.
  • A clear, effective communicator who can run processes and meetings effectively while having the ability to explain complex concepts in a concise way.
  • Sound knowledge of US federal and state income tax law as well as international and sales tax.
  • Ability to organize information and workflows and support the team in developing and implementing technology tools and automation of process in a high-control environment
     

Critical Skills

At IA, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture:

  • Building Collaborative Relationships: Serves as a role model for building connections across the company.  Facilitates the creation of lasting partnerships that foster collaboration and strategic initiatives. Works to adapt legal organization and tax positions to meet changing business needs.
  • Results Orientation:  Addresses issues like a business owner, seeking to maximize the long-term profits of the Company. Builds commitment and enthusiasm to meet deadlines and achieve tax goals within the Company’s complex business operations. 
  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem-solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, high growth environment.
  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals.
  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.

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Company Overview

About

iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 25,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

At iA, we’re invested in you.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.

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