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Senior Manager State and Local Tax

Senior Manager State and Local Tax

Job ID 
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Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Finance & Accounting
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - G&A - Finance

Job Description

Amazon is seeking an experienced State and Local Tax Senior Manager to join its direct tax compliance and reporting team.

The Amazon tax department is a fast-paced, team-focused, dynamic environment. The Senior Tax Manager will team up with other tax team members, collectively operating as a partner, gaining a deep, end-to-end understanding of various business initiatives. This individual will also perform support state planning initiatives and incentives, support income tax audits and lead state compliance and provision automation initiatives.

This role will operate with some level of independence and be expected to demonstrate a high level of collegiality. Primary duties include:

· Responsible for analysis and documentation of tax implications of business planning issues.
· Develop and manage tools to model state effects of business initiatives and monitor progress.
· Support company-wide compliance for state/local tax credits and incentives working closely with business owners and other internal resources.
· Support state income tax audits.
· Drive process improvements; enable streamlining to achieve operational efficiencies, benchmarking, and development of performance metrics.
· Special projects as needed.

Basic Qualifications

· BS/BA degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or equivalent
· 8+ years of state income tax compliance and reporting experience in a Big 4 CPA firm and/or combination with industry experience in a multinational corporate environment
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a deadline driven, dynamic environment.
· Must be a self-starter who is able to work independently and interface with all levels of management, internal personnel across the organization, external advisors and auditors
· Strong state income tax operational experience including management and preparation of income tax compliance and reporting obligations for a US multinational organization. Must be process oriented and able to drive operational efficiencies.
· Strong accounting, tax technical and analytical skills.
· Prior supervisory experience required
· Solid understanding of tax accounting requirements under ASC 740 required

Preferred Qualifications

· CPA and/or MST preferred
· Strong computer skills: Onesource; Oracle, Hyperion Essbase and Cognos are a plus

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.