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Tax Manager

First Data Jersey City, NJ

Job Description



First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving more than six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. Our 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world's largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year. First Data is committed to staying at the forefront of our industry, and we are innovating a wide range of next-generation commerce technology solutions to help our clients better detect fraud, gain insights into consumer spending patterns and build customer loyalty. There are many exciting opportunities for talented individuals who would like to join our team and play a meaningful role in helping us shape the future of global commerce.

First Data's Shared Services organization, which includes the Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing, Communications, Finance, Strategy, Compliance, Legal, Security, Sourcing, and Properties functions, supports our mission to drive our clients' success with industry-leading solutions, consultative advice and service. The Shared Services teams align with our customer-facing teams in a model that drives consistency, yet also provides the flexibility needed to meet unit-specific goals. Our Shared Services employees bring the domain expertise that helps First Data retain and grow our base of owner-associates, drive profitable growth, navigate complex channel partnerships, and build First Data's brand equity.

Position Description Overview

Responsible for preparation and review of US international tax compliance, including earnings & profits, subpart F, and foreign tax credits and Forms 5471, 8858, 8865 and 1118. Heavy user of CorpTax system, particularly the international module, for assistance with the tax computations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manages Tax Accounting staff in performing department tax accounting activities. Works to optimize the tax obligation of the business unit. Ensures that all appropriate tax returns and payments are filed in a timely manner. May manage tax research and compliance activities also. May perform duties inherent in a managerial role.

Scope of Job

Decisions have considerable impact to the tax accounting strategy and activities. Work is broad in nature, requiring originality or ingenuity.


Performs duties under limited supervision, applying a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures within the tax accounting field.


Job Requirements

  • BA in Finance or Accounting
  • 7+ years experience in the tax accounting field, or equivalent.
  • CPA preferred

First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)

First Data provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity/expression), disability, veteran status and military status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, or any other factor that may be protected by law.


Job Details

Date Posted April 7, 2018
Date Closes May 11, 2018
Requisition 2209273
Located In Jersey city, NJ
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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