• Director, International and Federal Tax

    Job Locations US-GA-Alpharetta
    Job ID
    2018-1449
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Finance
  • Overview

    Neenah has built a tradition of innovation, service and growth since its founding in 1873 and we create value by improving the image and performance of everything we touch. Based in Alpharetta, GA and with manufacturing facilities in the United States, United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Germany, Neenah is a publicly traded company and a global leader serving customers across 6 continents in more than 80 countries. We are a leading manufacturer of both specialty, performance-based products that serve a variety of end markets, and premium fine papers and packaging used to convey and enhance image through unique colors, textures, and finishes. Neenah presents true, varied and exciting choices that are both environmentally and aesthetically exceptional through sound environmental practices at our manufacturing facilities.

     

    Neenah has continued to grow and we are actively searching for a Director of International and Federal Tax to add to our team. The incoming will lead, review and assist in preparing all financial information including the execution of internal and external reporting, maintenance of tax records and preparation and submission of international and federal tax returns. The Director will ensure accurate and timely compliance with the statutes and regulations of all applicable jurisdictions, ASC 740 compliance and quarterly income tax calculations.

     

    Responsibilities

    Global Corporate Income Tax Provisions

    • Prepare global ASC 740 monthly current and deferred tax asset provision calculations.
    • Prepare global monthly current and deferred rollforward of tax balances.
    • Calculate and maintain federal NOL calculations, including §382 limitations.
    • Manage the application of internal controls for income taxes and assist with SOX compliance, documentation and testing.
    • Assess the status of global uncertain tax positions (UTP) quarterly for consideration in tax provision.
    • Lead and prepare R+D tax credits.

    U.S. Income Tax Compliance

    • Direct and review preparation of the federal consolidated income tax return, including tax elections, related statements and separate legal entity proformas.
    • Submit federal tax return timely.
    • Prepare and submit federal estimated income tax payments and extensions.

    Tax Controversy

    • Correspond with tax authorities and external auditors to ensure communication of relevant information as appropriate.
    • Communicate with IRS authorities to resolve tax notices and audits.
    • Manage audits of federal income taxes.
    • Manage audits of Canadian federal and provincial income tax returns.

    Tax Research & Planning

    • Work with management and third party (tax and legal) service providers to identify and evaluate tax planning opportunities at the international and federal levels.
    • Monitor federal tax legislation changes and analyze impact to the Company to identity and develop tax planning opportunities.
    • Research and resolve technical federal tax issues.

    Miscellaneous Tax Responsibilities 

    • Supervise, train and develop State and Indirect Tax Manager and Tax Accountant.
    • Develop and maintain tax calendar.
    • Manage and review Canadian federal and provincial income tax returns.
    • Calculate and maintain Canadian NOL calculations.
    • Prepare and submit Forms 1042 for payments to foreign entities.
    • Direct and manage filing of Forms 1099 for payments to US entities.
    • Assist PwC in performing R&D credit studies, Transfer Pricing studies, Country-by-Country Reporting (CbCR) and Transaction Cost Analysis studies for acquisitions.
    • Maintain current Forms W-9 and Forms W-8BEN-E for Neenah legal entities and provide appropriate documentation as needed by various Neenah personnel/vendors.
    • Assist Fixed Asset group with maintaining/reviewing the fixed assets tax cost, income tax depreciation and property tax valuation.
    • Assist Legal Department with preparation of annual Secretary of State filings.
    • Provide Treasury Department with estimated cash payments for all taxes.
    • Assist Payroll Tax Manager with employment tax issues.

    Qualifications

    • Requires Masters Degree in Taxation.
    • CPA preferred.
    • Requires 15+ years of income tax experience with a minimum of 10 years in industry
    • International tax highly preferred; Big Four Firm tax experience preferred.
    • Requires ASC 740 experience.
    • Must be hands-on, detail oriented and work within a collaborative environment.
    • Strong preference for experience in manufacturing environment, given significant R&D tax credits and studies supporting tax returns
    • Preference to be experienced with M+A, including due diligence and documentation

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