Returning Candidate?

Tax Manager - Federal

Tax Manager - Federal

Job ID 
Posted Date 
ADCI - Karnataka
Recruiting Team 

Job Description

Amazon Tax Department is a fast-paced, team-focused, and dynamic environment. This position will be responsible for managing the preparation of US federal and state income tax filings and will assist in planning opportunities. This position will also provide support to the team that manages and prepares Amazon’s Tax Provision.

Income Tax Compliance Responsibilities:
· Preparation and review of federal tax returns and audit-ready work papers including the US reporting of foreign transactions
· Preparation and review of tax adjustments for financial accounting for income taxes and maintenance of deferred tax positions
· Manage the analysis and documentation of tax implications of emerging business issues, technical tax positions taken, and integration of such positions into the compliance/reporting process
· Drive process improvements and coordinate with the Tax Technology team to facilitate streamlining and automation
· Project manage components of the US federal income tax return, including participation in planning for and developing overall return calendar and coordination of timing and inputs with other tax team members
· Research and analyze tax planning ideas to determine impacts for U.S. income tax reporting and the federal elements of the worldwide tax provision
· Support IRS income tax audits by preparing responses and appropriate schedules
· Liaise closely with members of Finance on accounting policy and members of the Federal Planning team for development of tax policy
· Keep up-to-date on tax law and the organizational impact of changes
· Train and mentor team members
· Support customers in federal planning, controversy, state and local tax reporting, US outbound and provision
· Special projects as needed

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field required
· Minimum 10+ years in public accounting and/or multi-national corporation
· Strong income tax operational experience including the preparation of income tax compliance and reporting obligations for US multinational organization
· Strong written and verbal communication skills
· Knowledge of federal income taxation and some experience with state and local and US outbound tax issues
· ASC740 accounting for income taxes knowledge and experience
· Strong communication, project management and collaboration skills
· Ability to work independently with limited general supervision, effectively prioritizing competing demands in a fast-paced environment
· Experience with tax operations and ability to drive process improvements
· Strong Excel skills and deep expertise with at least one major tax compliance software product
· Experience with Oracle, Hyperion, and Essbase a plus

Preferred Qualifications

· Master’s Degree preferred
· Chartered Accountant, CPA or Enrolled Agent certification
· Experience using Corptax tax preparation software
· Technically proficient with strong accounting, analytical, financial modeling and research skills
· Self-starter with ability to prioritize tasks and independently define, implement, and manage creation of new processes
· Strong computer skills including MS Office, Oracle

Other Preferred Qualifications – Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but necessary for Amazon leaders:
· Strong controllership orientation with relentlessly high standards
· Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
· Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution
· Results oriented
· Hard-working, quick learner with a positive “can do” attitude and solid professionalism
· Thinks big and has convictions
· Exhibits excellent judgment and a good sense of humor
· Lifelong learner and curious about new possibilities