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Tax Manager, Compliance

First Data Jersey City, NJ

Job Description



Position: Tax Manager, Compliance

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

Tax Manager will manage the review of returns, tax reporting, tax planning, and compliance functions of accounting staff 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

Job Responsibilities

  • Manages Tax Accounting staff in performing department tax accounting activities. Works to optimize the tax obligation of the business unit. 
  • Train, lead, manage, mentor and develop staff level team members
  • 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.
  • Responsible for reviewing key complex returns for risks and opportunities to provide additional service. 
  • Prepare more complex projections, provisions and returns with accuracy and according to firm policies 
  • While preparing and reviewing tax returns, organize work papers, maintain open item list and conduct self-review of work before submission to reviewer 
  • 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, clients and workload


Job Requirements

  • BA in Finance or Accounting, 7+ years experience in the tax accounting field, or equivalent.
  • Understanding of ASC740 and Tax Law
  • CorpTax system experience
  • Corporate tax and/or partnership tax returns experience

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 2413820
Located In Jersey city, NJ
SOC Category 00-0000.00