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Manager, Tax Compliance (Federal) 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

Tax Compliance Manager is responsible for managing the federal tax compliance activities of the organization, including management of federal audit examinations. This position facilitates the information gathering for timely and accurate preparation of the international and U.S. income tax returns, estimated taxes and extensions. Lastly, this position will respond to any and all IRS notices or inquiries related to income tax compliance or tax payments.

This position will be responsible to:

  • Manage the data gathering of all intercompany transactions to facilitate the preparation of the transfer pricing documentation by external service providers. Provide assistance in reconciling transactions from the workpapers to the report to the general ledger. Ensure compliance with regards to the company's specific shipping tax regimes.
  • Manage the preparation and /or review of the quarterly income tax provision process for the quarterly and year-end tax provision computations for the group, including but not limited to provision schedules, NI reconciliation, M-3 adjustments, the net operating loss and credit carry forwards, the tax exposure rollforward, the quarterly interest calculation on tax exposures and other relevant data.
  • Facilitate the information gathering for the preparation of the income tax returns for the U.S. Canada and Puerto Rico, foreign bank account reports, trust returns and enterprise zone credits. Prepare the tonnage tax calculation annually. Work closely with external consultants by responding to inquiries, questions, and resolving issues related to the preparation of the income tax returns to ensure timely and accurate preparation. Review all federal returns and supporting schedules prior to filing to ensure information is reported accurately. Ensure all required payments and filings are made timely.
  • Ensure booked income on tax returns tie to audited financial statements for the relevant companies. Research U.S. and International tax issues as needed.
  • Assist in managing and responding to federal IRS audit requests (Information Document Requests) as directed by the Tax Director. Provide assistance as needed for internal analysis and support for the audit and appeals process.
  • Prepare 1120 and 1120 F Federal Tax returns
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of U.S. tax codes
  • Experience filing U.S. Federal
  • 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.