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Manager, Federal Tax

Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Amazon is seeking a Tax Manager to join its Federal Tax Compliance and Reporting team. The Amazon tax department is a fast-paced, team-focused, and dynamic environment. This position will focus on Amazon's data and process surrounding domestic tax compliance and reporting obligations and emphasis on process improvement and optimization, including processes related to the US Federal income tax filings and the U.S. Federal elements of Amazon's worldwide tax provision.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with tax technology teams to eliminate manual processes within the US Federal Tax Return and worldwide tax provision, through the creation and development of end-to-end scalable processes.
  • Development of tax models for various tax calculations as well as review tools.
  • Lead and partner with a team of tax professionals to project manage cross-functional efforts to eliminate organizational wide manual processes.
  • Project manage components of the US federal income tax return, including Tax Software management as well as participation in planning for and developing overall return calendar and coordination of timing and inputs with other tax team members
  • Research and analyze tax planning ideas to determine impacts for U.S. income tax reporting and the federal elements of the worldwide tax provision
  • Keep up-to-date on tax law and the organizational impact of changes
  • Train and mentor team members
  • Support customers in federal planning, controversy, state and local tax reporting, US outbound and provision
  • Special projects as needed
  • 7+ years of experience in tax, finance or a related analytical field.
  • BS/BA degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • 6+ years' experience in public accounting and/or multi-national corporation
  • Knowledge of federal income taxation and some experience with state and local and US outbound tax issues
  • ASC740 accounting for income taxes knowledge and experience
  • Strong communication, project management and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work independently with limited general supervision, effectively prioritizing competing demands in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with tax operations and ability to drive process improvements
  • Strong Excel skills and deep expertise with at least one major tax compliance software product
  • Experience with Oracle, Hyperion, and Essbase a plus
  • Experience with Corptax a plus
  • Experience with Python, VBA, Alteryx a plus
  • Knowledge of federal income taxation and some experience with state and local and US outbound tax issues
  • ASC740 accounting for income taxes knowledge and experience
  • Strong communication, project management and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work independently with limited general supervision, effectively prioritizing competing demands in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with tax operations and ability to drive process improvements
  • Strong Excel skills and deep expertise
  • Experience with Oracle, Hyperion, and Essbase a plus
  • Experience with Corptax preferred
  • Experience with Python, VBA, and/or Alteryx preferred
  • CPA and/or MST preferred
  • Passion for process, data and efficiencies.
  • Strong controllership orientation with relentlessly high standards
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution
  • Results oriented
  • Hard-working, quick learner with a positive "can do" attitude and solid professionalism
  • Thinks big and has convictions
  • Exhibits excellent judgment
  • Lifelong learner and curious about new possibilities

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

Keywords: Amazon.com, Inc., Arlington , Manager, Federal Tax, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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