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Manager, Tax Compliance (State & Local) at CMA CGM (AMERICA) LLC in NORFOLK, Virginia

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Job Description:

CMA CGM Group, founded by Jacques R. Saadé, is a leading worldwide shipping & logistics group.

Now headed by Rodolphe Saadé, CMA CGM reinvents transport and logistics in order to offer an integrated maritime, port and land service that exceeds its customers' expectations.

Present in over 160 countries through 755 offices, 750 warehouses, equipped with a young and diverse fleet of 511 vessels, CMA CGM serves 420 of the world's 521 commercial ports and operates on more then 200 shipping lines. The group currently employs 110,000 people worldwide, including nearly 2,400 in Marseille, in its headquarters in Marseilles.

Position Summary

The Tax Compliance Manager is responsible for managing the state and local tax compliance activities of the organization. This position is responsible for ensuring timely and accurate preparation of all state and local tax returns and supporting schedules. Lastly, this position will respond to all state/local notices or inquiries related to income tax compliance or tax payments.

This position will be responsible to:

  • Work closely with external consultants by responding to inquiries, questions, and resolving issues related to the preparation of the state and local tax returns to ensure timely and accurate preparation. Manage smooth and efficient collaboration with outside consultants on tax compliance, as well as future tax research and planning projects.
  • Prepare/review all state and local returns and supporting schedules prior to filing to ensure information is reported accurately. Ensure all required payments and filings are made timely. Review of estimated tax payments and extensions.
  • Respond to any and all State/local notices or inquiries related to tax compliance or tax payments. Research U.S. tax issues as needed.
  • Manage any and all state/local tax audits. Provide assistance for internal analysis and support for the audit and appeals process.
  • Ensure compliance with regards to the company's specific shipping tax regimes
  • Miscellaneous related duties or projects as assigned.

Skill Sets / Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in accounting, corporate tax experience, or related field required.
  • Experience filing multistate returns
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the field's concepts and principles
  • Proficient use of technology including MS Excel required
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Ability to understand the details and effectively share with others in a clear and concise manner.
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Strong attention to details and accuracy
  • Ability to perform complex tasks independently, solve problems and achieve results while managing multiple priorities
  • Strong skills in tax research
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to meet deadlines

Skill Sets / Education & Experience Preferred:

  • Experience working within the shipping and logistics industry is preferred.
  • CPA Certification is preferred

Come along on CMA CGM's adventure

CMA CGM (America) LLC is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected classification.