Indirect Tax Manager
Houston, TX 
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Posted 29 days ago
Job Description

This Manager role will support Bristow's indirect tax requirements for sales and use tax, VAT/GST, excise tax and property tax in both the Western Hemisphere (WH) and Eastern Hemisphere (EH).

Support our WH sales and use tax compliance function, including:

  • Analyze data to determine proper taxability of sales and use tax
  • Prepare monthly sales tax returns
  • Provide assistance and support to management regarding tax examinations utilizing internal and external resources, including timely addressing tax notices and inquiries
  • Reconcile sales tax payable account and process journal entries for accounting department on a monthly basis
  • Maintain tax records (exemption certificates, state registrations, tax permits and licenses, etc.)
  • Coordinate and communicate with members of tax and accounting departments and system personnel.
  • Update and distribute monthly reports and tax rate changes

Support our WH excise tax compliance function, including:

  • Prepare monthly excise tax deposits and account reconciliations in SAP
  • Prepare quarterly excise tax returns including fuels tax refunds
  • Provide assistance and support to management regarding tax examinations utilizing internal and external resources, including timely addressing tax notices and inquiries
  • Prepare quarterly accruals and reconcile excise tax liability account
  • Maintain tax records and perform monthly reconciliations of deposits vs actual billings.
  • Coordinate and communicate with members of tax and accounting departments and system personnel.
  • Project excise tax expense for future periods.

Support our WH outsourced property tax compliance function, including:

  • Work closely with outside consultants to manage company-wide U.S. property taxes.
  • Review property tax renditions prepared by outside consultants
  • Provide assistance and support to management regarding tax examinations utilizing internal and external resources, including timely addressing tax notices and inquiries
  • Perform company property site inspections as needed in Texas and Louisiana.
  • Prepare monthly accruals and reconcile property tax liability accounts.
  • Project property tax expense for future periods.

Support our WH and EH VAT/GST compliance function, including:

  • Prepare monthly/quarterly VAT/GST returns for four foreign countries in the Americas region and Eastern Hemisphere (predominantly UK)
  • Prepare monthly accruals and reconcile VAT liability accounts
  • Work with local country tax advisors and accounting teams to ensure timely return filing and timely payments
  • Project VAT expense for future periods.

Support other indirect tax functions, including:

  • Provide assistance with the US Sec. 1042 WHT process and compliance
  • Other indirect or direct tax functions, as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, CPA preferred
  • 8+ years indirect tax experience in industry/accounting firm
  • Fluent with Excel, tax provision and compliance software packages
  • Understanding of SAP is a plus
  • Travel Requirements: 10% - 15% (TX, LA)

Candidate Profile:

  • Strong indirect tax compliance and accounting skills
  • Able to travel as needed for company property site inspections and to attend meetings as necessary with tax assessors and tax auditors, primarily in Texas and Louisiana
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to influence and persuade
  • Able to build relationships and establish networks, internal and external
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent decision making
  • Strategic and tactical thinker
  • Strong conceptual reasoning
  • High level of integrity and honesty
  • Capable of initiative and self-reliant
  • Strong creativity and innovation

Bristow Group will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, sex, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic.


Bristow Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
8+ years
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