Tax Senior Job Opening

Tax Senior

Fincantieri Marine Group

Green Bay, Wisconsin
Category: Tax Manager

Fincantieri Marine Group (FMG) is the United States subsidiary of Italian shipbuilding giant Fincantieri, one of the world's largest shipbuilders, employing more than 19,000 shipbuilding professionals in 20 shipyards on four continents. Fincantieri has a rich history dating back more than 230 years and a track-record of delivering more than 7,000 ships. Fincantieri Marine Group is comprised of three Great Lakes Shipyards: Fincantieri Marinette Marine, builder of Freedom Class Littoral Combat Ships for the United States Navy; Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, specialists in construction, repair and conversion of United States Coast Guard (USCG) and commercial vessels; and Fincantieri ACE Marine, an aluminum construction facility and builder of Response Boat-Medium for the USCG, as well as specializing in the design and construction of high speed coastal intercept and patrol vessels.

Fincantieri Marine Group is growing its business rapidly and as a result currently has an opportunity for a Tax Senior position at the De Pere, Wisconsin location- Corporate Headquarters.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Tax Senior will play a key role within Finance Department, assisting the Tax Director with Corporate Tax related matters (internal and external stakeholders) within the Organization, including but not limited to, tax reporting, compliance, researching and planning. In addition, this role will also be involved in other ancillary matters such as providing tax advice and accounting support to all FMG business units, assisting with various insurance renewal and insurance related matters.

PRIMARY/ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following:

A. Corporate Tax-related matters:

  • Compile tax information required for the preparation of Federal/State quarterly estimates, tax provisions, multi-state apportionment, and annual Federal/State Corporate Income Tax Returns.
  • Actively interface and work cooperatively with the CPA firm contracted to assist with tax preparation, technical research, and special tax-related projects to ensure compliance with all Federal and State requirements and regulations.
  • Preparation of current Federal/State current income tax and deferred tax provisions for FMG and corresponding operating entities.
  • Prepare Personal Property Tax filings for all business units.
  • Compile and assist in the preparation of annual tax filings (Form 1099's, 1042's, etc.).
  • Assist in the preparation and/or review of the Sales & Use Tax Returns.
  • Tax review of fixed asset lives, methods, research, etc.
  • Ability to use critical thinking to analyze information obtained and/or situations. In addition, have the ability to communicate potential solutions via logical reasoning.

B. Grants/Credits:

  • Assist in the gathering, compiling information associated with tax credits and grants.
  • Compile annual tax credit and grant reporting packages.
  • Critical judgement/analysis of information to be reported.

C. Insurance:

  • Assist in the information gathering for the annual commercial business insurance renewal and provide general business insurance assistance to the business units, as needed.
  • Assist in gathering commercial business insurance claim information/support.

D. General Accounting:

  • Develop a thorough understanding of financial systems used to collect tax information in order ensure proper tax accounting and reporting requirements are met.
  • Assist with internal and external audits by gathering and preparing financial data.
  • Participate in month-end closing activities.
  • Various ad-hoc reporting and special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting required (with CPA preferred).
  • Three or more years of experience in accounting and corporate tax preparation, including multi-state filings, required.
  • Public accounting experience preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, FAS, and experience with financial systems (preferably one or more of the following: BAAN, Epicor, Sage, SAP).

SKILLS:

  • Strong knowledge of US Tax Laws.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate at all levels within organization and to external parties.
  • Proven ability to analyze existing processes, identify issues and opportunities for improvements and increased efficiencies.
  • Able to work in a team environment leading and/or supporting initiatives, and provide training and guidance to other staff in areas of individual expertise.
  • Must have excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done, especially when important deadlines cause greater than normal departmental pressures.
  • Professional work ethic with a high level of initiative and self-motivation.
  • Process improvement capabilities.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail with the ability to recognize problems and recommend solutions.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Ownership and Accountability
  • Critical thinking skills

COMPETENCIES:

  • Ownership and Accountability
  • Self-Starter with a Sense of Urgency
  • Team Work and Collaboration
  • Business Discipline

FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS OF THE CURRENT TAX SENIOR POSITION:

Future development of the position is envisioned to evolve in accordance with the growth of the business and the performance of the incumbent. Career advancement could lead to next level steps of Tax's hierarchy such as Tax Supervisor and then Tax Manager.

  • Management and oversight of tax matters
  • Involvement in complex strategic tax planning activities
  • Mentoring/Management of Finance Staff
  • Interfacing with all levels of upper management within and outside the organization

Fincantieri Marine Group offers competitive pay with benefits in a growth-oriented environment. Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply. Apply online at https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=2155013&d=FMG-External

Fincantieri Marine Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and promotes a Drug Free Work Environment. Minorities, Women, Veterans and Disabled are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting required (with CPA preferred).
  • Three or more years of experience in accounting and corporate tax preparation, including multi-state filings, required.
  • Public accounting experience preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, FAS, and experience with financial systems (preferably one or more of the following: BAAN, Epicor, Sage, SAP)