Corporate Tax Manager in Work From Home at TradeStation

Date Posted: 8/23/2021

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Corporate Tax Manager
Virtual US
TradeStation is an online brokerage firm seeking to level the playing field for self-directed investors and traders, empowering them to claim their individual financial edge.  At TradeStation, we're continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and relentless search for innovation.  We have built a team of amazing people who work together in a high performance culture to provide our clients with exceptional products and services.  We offer a collaborative and flexible work environment, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and an unlimited PTO policy.  
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Corporate Tax Manager oversees the TradeStation Group tax function and reports directly to the Vice President of Finance.  This includes overseeing and improving processes and reporting related to tax compliance and planning, staying abreast of technical tax and accounting issues and improving the overall tax control environment of the Company. 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Direct and oversee all aspects of the tax function including assisting with preparation and review of the corporate tax provisions, tax planning and ensuring compliance with all required federal, state, local, payroll, property and other applicable taxes and filings
  • Ensure that the corporate books related to taxes are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (U.S. GAAP), international financial reporting standards (IFRS), and company policies and procedures, as applicable
  • Assist with the development and implementation of tax related business concepts such as transfer pricing; manage third-party providers that assist with such activities
  • Participate in the preparation and review of taxes included in the consolidated and individual corporate financial statements and footnote disclosures under SEC, GAAP and IFRS requirements, including supporting work papers
  • Establish procedures to help ensure the quality, accuracy, compliance and completeness of all tax reporting disclosures and filings
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of accounting policies related to the tax area and maintain the related documentation to ensure adherence with all standards
  • Assist with the tax ramifications of new product offerings and strategies as needed
  • Assist in development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure the company has an effective internal control structure relating to financial reporting
  • Assist in ensuring internal control structure is also compliant with J-SOX requirements of public parent company
  • Manage tax projects and interactions with auditors and consultants related to tax function
  • Report directly to VP-Finance and interfaces directly with management team members
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA or J.D./LL.M. required
  • At least 5 to 8 years of relevant corporate tax experience in public and/or corporate environment
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with ASC 740 a must
  • Experience with tax related concepts, like transfer pricing and research and development costs, and design and implementation of processes related to such
  • Experience in financial services industry a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong and extensive knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS and SEC especially related to taxes and ability and willingness to stay knowledgeable about, research and reach well-reasoned conclusions
  • Experience with process enhancements and related internal controls
  • Experience with working with and managing relationships with third party vendors such as auditors and regulators
  • Strong attention to detail, demonstrated integrity and professionalism
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work and effectively communicate with all levels of management
  • Highly motivated, a self-starter and a team player willing to take responsibility
  • Ability to meet commitments in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with tax software like OTP strongly preferred and Microsoft Dynamics 365 a plus
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