Tax Manager – State and Local Tax

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review state and local franchise, Income, sales and use, property, gross receipt and other tax returns and payments
  • Research and analyze state and local tax laws and regulations and monitor changes that may affect our business.
  • Preparation of workpapers supporting the completion of Federal and State separate and consolidated Income Tax returns
  • Work with the accounting department and other business units within the U.S. group to gather information necessary for filing Indirect and Income Tax returns
  • Preparation of U.S. group tax provision in accordance with amongst others the Tax Accounting policies and ASC 740 for HY and FY statutory reporting purposes, including supporting workpapers and documenting the tax position taken.
  • Understanding of US reporting requirements as the organization is part of a global group
  • Provide tax advice and guidance on various business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, and audits
  • Manage state and local tax audits and inquiries and negotiate with federal and state tax authorities to resolve any issues or disputes
  • Coordinate with external tax advisors and consultants as needed
  • While partnering with each business CFO, proactively develops and implements tax policies and procedures to ensure compliance, efficiency and continuous improvement.
  • Coordinate the collection of tax data from each business, for tax filings.
  • Maintain compliance register and ensure tax filings are submitted timely.
  • Supports the budgeting process in all tax matters
  • Supports the implementation of new ERP as needed
  • Supports corporate HQ as required
  • Works on other tax matters as required, including income tax, international tax, M&A, Pillar 2, ERP implementations, and others.

Required Skills and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Taxation, or related field
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license preferred, or Master’s Degree in Accounting or Taxation
  • 10 years’ experience to include experience in a “Big 7” accounting firm – Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Ernst & Young (EY), KPMG, Grant Thornton, BDO, RSM
  • Experience in a multinational corporation with exposure to the Professional Services Industry
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in state income and local tax compliance and planning
  • Familiarity with tax software, databases and global ERP
  • Prior exposure to Internal Global corporations

Required Competencies

  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Multi-tasker with an ability to manage multiple deadlines and projects
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Self-starter, proactive and focused in adding value to the organization and the multiple stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills


Work Location: 920 Memorial City Way, Suite 900, Houston, TX 77024

Hybrid Work Schedule: 3 days – office / 2 days – remote

Status: Full-Time (W2) Employment

Benefits: Health Insurance, Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs),  401k Retirement Savings Plan, Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, etc.

If you meet the above qualifications and are excited about the prospect of joining a global leader in the Testing, Inspection, and Certification industry, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity.

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