Job #: 5415
Title: Tax Director
Job Location: Topeka, Kansas - United States
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: 25% yearly target bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
1 time relocation bonus paid out - judged situational
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable
WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?
A rare and unique opportunity to work for a dynamic, industry leading company which has been a staple in the community for over 100 years.
The facility is state of the art and considered earth friendly PLUS an onsite cafeteria and childcare facility this company truly promotes an employee first environment!
The Tax Director manages, develops, and implements all company tax strategies, working hand-in-hand with the Chief Accounting Officer to ensure global compliance.
The right candidate will have 15 or more years in Tax accounting and management experience in an insurance industry or like industry.
Keywords: Tax, Accounting, Director, Insurance, MBA, MST, Limited Liability Company, One Source JOB DESCRIPTION
The Head of Corporate Income Tax will lead the Corporate Income Tax group for Security Benefit and will be an integral part of the Corporate Finance Department.
This position will manage the Corporate Income Tax Department and will develop and implement the Companys long term tax planning strategies.
This position will review and manage the volume of tax compliance and financial reporting matters resulting from the sustained increase in business activity.
This position will advise the Companys management on the tax consequences of transactions, and will ensure appropriate technologies are used to streamline and make the tax process efficient.
Maintain a focus on tax planning strategies across the business
Design and maintain user friendly tax analysis for a variety of constituents
Supervise preparation of all federal and state tax returns and ensure compliance
Review, analyze, and recommend new technologies required to improve tax compliance processes
Supervise preparation of, and review tax provision calculation
Supervise preparation of, and review premium tax returns
Remain current on tax planning and compliance issues
Ensure preparation and maintenance of documentation for tax department compliance-related processes and periodically test adherence to the policies
Review quarterly tax distribution calculations
Manage our co-sourcing arrangement with the external provider
Collaborate with external auditors on tax matters
Follow Finances Guiding Principles:
- Work collaboratively as a team
- Maintain a culture of compliance and ethical behaviour
- Meet committed deadlines
- Advance issue identification and resolution
- No surprises through early communication
- Be an effective business partner
Beyond experience, the right personal style and leadership competencies are critical to success as the Head of Corporate Income Tax at Security Benefit. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following leadership competencies and personal characteristics:
Undergraduate degree in Accounting with CPA
MBA, MAcc or MST preferred
15 plus years of tax experience, including familiarity with corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships
Extensive knowledge of the insurance industry
Strong compliance background, with experience in research and planning
Superior quantitative ability
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software suite, especially Excel
Knowledge of One Source tax software preferred
Knowledge of PeopleSoft and Hyperion preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
High attention to detail and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Professional presence, with the ability to quickly establish
credibility and gain the confidence and respect of senior
Highest degree of integrity and ethics.
University - Master`s Degree
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