Manager, Income Tax
What's the role?
This position provides tax information and tax analytical problem solving to Hilti North America management to ensure profitable operations and profitable business policy decision making.
Who is Hilti?
If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 28,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
What does the role involve?
Manage and review all return and work paper preparation for the US, Canada and Puerto Rico federal and state/provincial income and franchise tax compliance; this includes providing guidance around the interpretation of all applicable tax code and regulations, understanding financial accounting treatment and determining tax adjustments, presenting relevant information on tax returns correctly, etc.
Manage and review comprehensive tax memorandums to support important tax
positions; this includes providing guidance around the impact of law changes on Hilti’s current business, applying existing rules and regulations to changes in Hilti’s business, etc.
Support due diligence efforts and related valuation support initiatives, and coordinate the integration of tax planning initiatives into tax accounting and tax compliance reporting
Collaborate with outside consultants for guidance on compliance and planning issues
Manage and review the interim and annual deferred tax calculations for all Hilti companies in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico, coordinating corporate Finance to report the results to Hilti Global, and reviewing the deferred tax calculations with external auditors
Review the income and franchise tax accounts by performing monthly tax account analyses and communicate any required tax account adjustments to corporate Finance
Manage and review estimated taxable income for the current year and all US, Canada and Puerto Rico federal and state/provincial income tax estimated payments and extensions
Provide guidance to Sr. Tax Analyst to resolve notices and prepare data requests for income tax audits with the objective of reducing tax liabilities to the legal minimum, thereby maximizing profits
Manage and review employee benefit related compliance filings
Develop and maintain sound business relationships with Hilti personnel, customers, tax
auditors, and other members of the tax business community
Other duties as assigned
What do we offer?
We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and lots of responsibility from the start. In return for your exceptional performance and consistent results, you’ll receive one-to-one career mentoring, as well as exciting opportunities to move around the business.
Why should you apply?
We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team.
What you need is:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
- Master’s Degree in Tax or MBA preferred
- CPA / active CPA Candidacy required
- Extensive knowledge of US, Canadian and Puerto Rico federal, state/provincial and international income tax
- Demonstrated strong leadership skills
- Demonstrated strong conceptual and critical thinking skills and the ability to utilize creative and innovative approaches in problem solving
- Demonstrated strong organizational skills and ability to detail review large volumes of data
- Demonstrated ability to work well with others
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs required
- Proficiency with SAP preferred
- Ability to prioritize and multi-task
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Ability to work independently and handle confidential material required
Hilti, Inc is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
“There’s a real family spirit and you can literally knock on any director’s door at any time. Also your line manager will work very hard to help you develop your skills, both professionally and personally.”