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Manager - Income Tax Operations-(open to candidate location)

Location: Columbus, OH, United States
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Req ID: R00935514

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Manager Income Tax Operations

  • Are you a strong people leader who enjoys sharing your knowledge and growing others?
  • Looking for an opportunity with exposure to many company business processes and leaders?
  • Our dynamic Tax team is looking for collaborative, critical thinkers that like to be creative and solve problems.
  • We want your energy at NiSource, where you can inspire positive change across the organization.
  • Ideally, we are looking for candidate to work 2 days a week in our Columbus, Ohio office,, but we have some flexibility with what state candidate resides in.
  • Relocation assistance is available

Job Summary-
Manager will be responsible for reviewing and maintaining work papers supporting ASC 740 income tax accounting calculations, consolidation and communication involving income tax-related financial statement results. This responsibility impacts monthly tax provision, monthly forecasts, annual and 5 year financial plans, and unique transactions (i.e. purchase accounting, transaction support). Responsibilities include supervising and developing staff, issue identification and analysis, staying current on tax matters, coordinating within and outside the tax department, and interacting with outside auditors.
This position requires a self-motivated team player with GAAP and Tax technical experience, leadership and organization skills, effective and efficient communication, good project management, a history of producing high-quality timely work product, flexibility, and intellectual curiosity. The employee must strive for continuous improvement in process, deliverables, leadership and professional expertise.

Essential Functions

  • Oversee and review effective tax rate, cash tax rate, tax account reconciliations, tax account analysis, tax reserves and all computational and reporting aspects of ASC 740
  • Preparation and review of tax forecasts including ETR, cash tax rates, and cash timing
  • Ensure accurate, timely filing of consolidated federal, state and local income tax returns and other business-related filings
  • Manage Deloitte audit of consolidated income tax provision and SOX 404 Controls
  • Research and develop tax accounting treatment of transactional events or projects, draft substantive documentation and analysis on such, and provide recommendations to the leadership team on tax accounting considerations on a proactive basis
  • Oversight of tax-related regulatory reporting requirements and provide tax assistance with regulatory initiatives including utility rate case support
  • Preparation and review of the impact of strategic business changes, tax planning and tax-related legislative developments on the income tax provision
  • Building team effectiveness by demonstrating, encouraging and mentoring leadership in the technical and professional development of direct reports
  • Develop cross-functional relationships with accounting, regulatory, financial planning and operations personnel.
  • Special projects as assigned

Required Qualifications For Position

  • Bachelor's Degree In Accounting or equivalent
  • 4-6 years At least 5 years of public accounting and/or corporate tax experience at a publicly traded company, preferably with income tax provision and federal, state and local compliance experience.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of ASC 740 income tax accounting is required.
  • Strong analytical, tax technical and research skills required.
  • Must be result-driven, collaborative, and detail-oriented
  • Ownership of areas of responsibility and accountability in providing accurate and timely deliverables.
  • Ability to write technical memos and prepare presentations that are clear and persuasive, for both tax professionals and business partners.
  • Ability to clearly articulate expectations and desire to develop associates
  • Ability to adapt communication styles to effectively interface with Senior Leadership, but also to successfully teach and train staff and business partners
  • Collaborative problem-solving approach with the ability to build consensus for recommended solutions
  • Advanced Excel skills preferred. Proficiency with MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Exposure to other technology tools –Alteryx, Tableau, or similar preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to handle multiple assignments

Preferred Additional Qualifications for Position

  • Experience with automated tax systems such as CorpTax (provision, compliance) including tax depreciation software and ERP (Oracle or SAP) systems preferred
  • Utility industry experience is a plus, but not required
  • MST Upon Hire
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Upon Hire

Work Authorization

Authorized to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship.

Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

Salary Range:

$125,800.00 - $188,600.00

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