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Tax Compliance Manager

Company: CMA CGM
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

CMA CGM Group, founded by Jacques R. Saad--, is a leading worldwide shipping & logistics group.
Now headed by Rodolphe Saad--, 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 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.
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 regard to the company's specific shipping tax regimes.
Assist the Group companies (shipping agencies/logistics) based in the Latin America region in all tax matters (tax questions, tax audit, restructuring, etc.).
Liaise with local management (CFO/MD) and external tax advisors to provide with appropriate answers/solutions.
Monitor closely the tax situation of the group companies of the Latin America region.
Miscellaneous related duties or projects as assigned.
Skill Sets / Education & Experience Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree
Minimum 4 years of experience in accounting, corporate tax experience, or related field required.
Experience working within the shipping and logistics industry is preferred. Knowledge of U.S. tax codes
Experience filing multistate returns
Comprehensive knowledge of the accounting/tax field's concepts and principles
Knowledge of the international tax principles (OECD and UN model tax convention/commentaries)
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
Willing to work in an international environment
Excellent organization skills and ability to meet deadlines

Skill Sets / Education & Experience Preferred:

CPA Certification is preferred
Experience working within the shipping and logistics industry is preferred.
Ability to speak/read Spanish is an asset (but is not required).

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.PI153934100

Keywords: CMA CGM, Norfolk , Tax Compliance Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Norfolk, Virginia

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