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Tax Manager - Income Tax Provisions %26 Compliance

First Data Jersey City, NJ

Job Description



Position: Tax Manager

Location: Jersey City NJ


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

We are seeking a Tax Manager to join our Global Tax team.  The Tax Manager will assist in the preparation of the consolidated income tax provision, tax reporting, and SOX controls testing in order to meet the goals of the tax department as they relate to the needs of the firm. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Job requirements Tax Manager will be responsible for the quarterly income tax provision forecasts, annual provision calculation and financial disclosures for the quarterly and annual release of earnings for First Data in order to meet the goals of the tax department as they relate to the needs of the firm. Review and prepare corporate and partnership federal and state income tax returns 
  • Responsible for quarterly income tax provision forecasts and annual provision calculation for the quarterly and annual release of earnings 
  • Review supporting documentation with regard to the computation of permanent and deferred tax amounts to prepare quarterly tax provisions for US companies 
  • Ensure legal entity tax basis balance sheets properly reflect all tax accounts 
  • Responsible for the Corptax tax system maintenance 
  • Ability to organize facts, analyze, interpret information and perform research 
  • Identify and develop alternatives for issues and consult with the Tax Director 
  • Master firm's tax software, research technology tools and related products to accomplish work efficiently 
  • Proactively manage assignments, business partners and workload 
  • Train, lead, manage, mentor and develop staff level team member


Job Requirements

  • BA in Finance or Accounting
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
  • 7+ years of work experience in the direct tax/income tax accounting 
  • Comprehensive understanding of ASC740 and tax law 
  • Excellent technical tax capabilities and research ability 
  • Be able to problem-solve and think both creatively and logically 
  • Proven ability to be self-motivated, efficiently organize and prioritize under strict deadlines
  • Strong leadership, mentoring and interpersonal skills cultivating client and staff relationships 
  • Identify & communicate core issues and recommend solutions 
  • Sense of ownership develop project plan & execute against it; proactively raise issues 
  • Outstanding analytical, organizational, and written/verbal communication skills

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 November 24, 2018
Date Closes December 28, 2018
Requisition 2414450
Located In Jersey city, NJ
SOC Category 00-0000.00