Posts Tagged ‘Foreign tax credits’

Tax Analyst (Norwalk, CT)

May 26, 2010

Job Description

Our financial services client is looking for a Tax Analyst to join their Norwalk, CT office.  In this role, you will be responsible for a broad range of recurring tax functions.  You will gather information necessary to prepare tax returns by interacting with accounting and financial personnel; perform technical research; and identify, recommend and complete special projects to improve efficiencies within the department. In addition:

  • Prepare corporate federal/state/local income tax returns.
  • Prepare partnership federal/state/local income tax returns.
  • Prepare forecasts and other analyses associated with projecting the group’s tax position.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, a Bachelor’s degree with a Master’s in taxation will be accepted.
  • Two (plus) years of experience in a corporate tax department and/or public accounting firm with tax preparation experience, including experience associated with the corporate and partnership tax compliance function and  knowledge of federal and state tax concepts. 
  • Experience with various tax preparation and research tools.
  • Candidates must have knowledge of principles and practices of financial accounting.  Advanced proficiency in Excel, proficiency in MS Word, strong analytical skills and attention to detail are required.

Senior Tax Manager

May 18, 2010

This key finance position is responsible for ensuring a high level of control over the income tax provision and income tax compliance processes for all company entities.  The scope of the role includes 4 business entities as well as 4 special purpose entities.  In addition, this position plays an integral role with the financial planning teams to forecast all tax related accounts on the P&L and balance sheet.  This person will be the key tax contact for the US companies for all significant business decisions to ensure that the tax implications of a decision are properly considered.  Finally, this person is responsible for monitoring all tax law changes within the US and ensuring proper planning is in place to adapt to such changes.


–         Manage the outsourcing of federal and state income tax compliance for all Group U.S. companies
–         Manage the income tax accounting functions, including quarterly and year end provisions for all U.S. companies
–         Perform tax research as required
–         Manage tax examinations;
–         Manage tax forecasting for budget process
–         Responsible for SOX testing and documentation for tax processes
–         Manage tax accountant and student intern
–         Manage administrative functions for the tax department, including maintaining all files, audit calendars, archives, and assisting with intercompany tax charges


–         Bachelor Degree in Accounting, CPA +
–         5-7 years corporate tax experience
–         Public accounting experience – corporate tax function
–         FAS 109 experience is required
–         Inbound tax experience is a + (US subsidiary owned by a foreign parent)
–         Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects and communicate effectively with all levels in the organization
–         Strong analytical, written communication and interpersonal skills
–         Management experience – team building, development, coaching

Director of Tax (Hartford, CT)

May 16, 2010

The Director of Tax Planning is an experienced tax professional who works closely with the Vice President of Tax and Director of Tax Reporting to identify and execute a wide variety of tax planning projects.


  •  Identify, coordinate, and execute a wide variety of tax planning projects.
  • Properly document and defend tax planning projects on audit.
  • Conduct, assist and / or supervise the tax due diligence for significant transactions.
  • Review tax processes and identify and implement improvements.
  • Coordinate the preparation of all North American transfer pricing studies.
  • Coordinate the preparation and filing of all tax compliance and tax provisions for Canada and Puerto Rico.
  • Research and provide tax advice on tax matters as necessary.
  • Monitor and communicate changes and developments in tax and regulatory laws as necessary.
  • Train, mentor and develop members of the Tax Department.


  • BS / BA in Accounting (CPA and / or Masters in Tax preferred)
  • Minimum of 12 years of relevant corporate tax experience with public accounting firm or large corporation.
  • Excellent understanding of FAS 109 / IFRS 12 matters.
  • Excellent SAP skills & knowledge.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Excellent managerial skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.