Tax Manager

Date:  Jan 13, 2021
Country/Region:  US
City:  Findlay OH
Job Requisition:  31867

Cooper Tire offers an entirely unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you’ll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing and marketing of some of the most innovative tire products in the world. Cooper is a fun and exciting place to work. We are constantly on the lookout for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer. Careers are a Journey…Come Ride with Us!

The Tax Manager position offers a great opportunity to join the global tax function of a U.S. based multinational corporation. This is a role which will offer the right candidate the chance to take ownership of a number of domestic tax matters as well as consolidation of the Company’s quarterly tax provision process. This role reports directly to the Global Tax Director. The candidate must have significant technical and interpersonal skills, coupled with judgment and decision making abilities, as well as the ability to communicate complex tax concepts in ways that are meaningful and useful to non-tax professionals.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead U.S. tax compliance: Review Forms 1120 and supplementary schedules to ensure compliance with U.S. tax law. Ensure efficient use of Company’s cash through managing U.S. estimated tax payment process and forecasting.
  • Lead the Company’s quarterly and annual tax provision process under ASC 740: Review U.S. federal, state, local and non-U.S. affiliate corporate tax provisions (working closely with the rest of the tax team and with local teams), deferred tax balances and discrete tax items. Prepare and review uncertain tax position documentation. Prepare quarterly/annual tax footnote and other required documentation for external auditors
  • Support Global Tax Director on tax audits and related matters: Assist with the preparation of information requests and liaising with the IRS
  • Develop U.S. tax planning strategies: Look to minimize cash taxes and lower effective tax rate working with Global Tax Director and other management
  • Develop and train tax staff: Responsible for helping to teach and mentor tax analysts

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 7 years corporate tax experience in industry and/or public accounting firm with significant focus on ASC740 accounting for income taxes and US Federal compliance
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience with software programs such as SAP and ONESOURCE
  • CPA or MST, a plus
  • Strong technical and analytical skills, including tax research skills
  • Balance of tax technical knowledge with practical application of tax rules
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Ability to work well with cross-functional teams
  • Great work ethic and integrity
  • Ability to travel as necessary (5%-10%)

Cooper Tire is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop and retain top candidates by providing an engaging culture and opportunities to grow and develop. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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