Senior Manager Tax

Date: Jul 17, 2019

Location: MONROE, LA, US, 71203-2041

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

 

Job Summary

Senior tax manager to assist in the preparation and review of state income tax calculations

Job Description

  • Strong technical working knowledge of corporate taxation in complex multi-jurisdictional corporation; including      technical working knowledge of ASC 740 and US GAAP reporting, as well as accounting for uncertain tax positions
  • Prepare and review annual income state provision calculations in accordance with ASC 740 for multiple SEC filings
  • Build state by state provision, including attribute analysis for separate entity accounting, with complex modeling around extensive uncertain tax positions
  • In depth understanding of state NOLs and applicable state laws, as well as analysis of all state valuation allowances
  • Model and maintain complex working models to project state tax and state provision needs
  • Review state true up of all income tax returns; as well as review of state payable/receivable analysis annually
  • Proactive tax planning and reactive to proposed/enacted legislative changes
  • Review state corporate income, franchise, and gross receipts tax return filings
  • Analyze technical tax areas and company accounting transactions, perform research, and assist in making recommendations regarding proper application of relevant tax and accounting standards. 
  • Liaison with accounting, tax compliance, legislative, SEC, and treasury departments for coordination on information requests; align these requests and tax return positions within the global provision
  • Analyze complex and unique issues requiring in-depth evaluation to generate solutions to tax problems; apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts.
  • Perform state research and planning for income taxes including state conformity
  • Respond timely to notices received from state and local taxing authorities
  • Assist audit team with income tax audits
  • Ability to identify automation opportunities and implement identified strategies
  • Understanding of tax reform and state implications of these changes
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • Minimum 7 years multi-state and local and federal tax experience or the equivalent in training and education
  • Organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Computer related skills (i.e. Excel, Alteryx, Tableau, etc.)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks

 

Preferred

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Louisiana-Monroe

Requisition #: 212873

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/ 

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Disclaimer

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