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State Tax Manager 24079 in Milwaukee, WI at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 4/11/2018

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Job Description

State Tax Manager

Our client is a reputable and growing manufacturer that is currently looking for a State Tax Manager to join their team.  With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.  The company boasts a high quality team-oriented culture, strong benefits and excellent amenities for its employees. The company prides itself on providing the tools and training necessary for their people to succeed.

The State Tax Manager will be responsible for state and local tax compliance, reporting, audit and planning functions.  The Tax Manager will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:


  • The State Tax Manager will ensure the company is in compliance with all state & local tax laws.

  • Prepare/review state corporate income and franchise tax returns.

  • Assist in the preparation of the consolidated federal income tax return.

  • Prepare/review extension requests and quarterly estimated income tax payments.

  • Oversee state income tax audits.

  • Assist with tax planning initiatives, including legal entity restructuring and state effective rate planning.

  • Develop and implement processes and procedures to ensure accurate and efficient tax reporting.

  • Manage, mentor and develop tax personnel.

  • The State Tax Manager will perform other tax projects and analysis as needed.

Job Requirements

The State Tax Manager will possess the following:


  • The State Tax Manager will have 6+ years’ experience; public accounting experience strongly preferred.

  • Experience with state for-profit tax compliance and fixed asset responsibilities. Federal tax experience a plus.

  • Thorough technical knowledge of US tax rules and accounting for income taxes.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.

  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel and experience with tax software.

  • The State Tax Manager will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Tax. MST preferred.

  • CPA strongly preferred.