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Burns & McDonnell Indirect Tax Manager - Corporate Accounting & Finance (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri

Description

The Indirect Tax Manager will be responsible for all aspects of compliance, planning, and audit response for indirect tax in multiple jurisdictions, with a primary focus on US sales and use tax. The Indirect Tax Manager will play a critical role in setting the direction of an evolving tax department within a dynamic and growing organization. The Indirect Tax Manager will report to the tax director and will be supported by two tax professionals.

Job Duties:

  • Provide day-to-day and strategic oversight of the indirect tax function

  • Manage, support, and develop team of indirect tax professionals

  • Maintain expertise in multi-state sales and use tax concepts, with an emphasis on concepts common in the construction industry

  • Maintain working knowledge of international indirect tax concepts, with an emphasis on value added taxes

  • Provide indirect tax advice to project teams and other internal stakeholders

  • Develop relationships across the organization to understand the business and to optimize tax positions

  • Manage indirect tax compliance and audit processes

  • Maintain a deep understanding of the organization’s indirect tax software, including the interaction of the indirect tax software with other enterprise business solutions

  • Design, develop, test, and validate system scenarios and integrations for indirect tax software

  • Develop indirect tax policies/procedures and provide related training to internal stakeholders

  • Manage multiple projects and communicate results to tax director and finance leadership

  • Drive innovation and transformation within the tax group

  • Conduct all other duties, as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (required); Master’s degree in Accounting (preferred)

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in public accounting or 10 years of combined experience in public and private accounting

  • Experience with Oracle ERP system and Vertex Indirect Tax O Series software (preferred)

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Experience managing indirect tax in the construction industry (preferred)

  • Possess working knowledge of international value added taxes (preferred)

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Possess strong attention to detail, good organizational skills, and the ability to independently ensure accurate work

  • Ability to operate under time-sensitive deadlines

  • Possess strong leadership and communication skills

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Job Accounting/Finance

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 214200

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