Tax Manager

Job Title: Tax Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chatsworth, United States
Salary: $160000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-05-16
Reference: BH-108437
Contact Name: Tanner Atkinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2019 01:45

Job Description

The Tax Manager position reports to the Director of Indirect Tax in Chatsworth and Santa Clarita, California. This position will be responsible for sales & use tax, excise tax and property taxes. This position requires experience with handling day-to-day operational indirect tax questions, system implementations and compliance. Good communication skills necessary for interaction with senior level management, operational personnel, vendors and tax authorities. 



  • Responsible for preparation, documentation, and review of indirect tax returns for the corporate Tax Department, including sales & use tax, property tax, business license tax and managing registrations, etc.
  • Assist in preparation of applicable budgets and accruals.
  • Insure that reporting procedures and compliance related to indirect tax are complete, accurate and in compliance with legislation, and procedures are well implemented and followed.
  • Prioritizing multiple tasks and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Manage tax audits as needed. Identify and help develop new audit controls/processes for indirect taxes upon completion of audits.
  • Assist in identifying tax audit risks in indirect tax areas and identify opportunities to mitigate risk.
  • Assist in assessing potential benefits/risks of transactions contemplated by senior management.
  • Assist in managing property tax matters such as compliance, assessments, appeals, hearings, change in ownerships, etc.
  • Assist in managing outside consultants and services providers related to indirect tax.
  • Assist on all project deliverables related to future indirect tax software/system implementation.
  • Assist in preparing presentation material and conducting indirect tax training to corporate personnel in various departments.



  • Required B.S. Degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Six (6) or more years of experience working on indirect tax matters.
  • Upstream oil and gas industry experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.

  • Strong communication, planning and organization skills.
  • Ability to multi-task under strict, deadline-oriented and fast-paced working environments.
  • Strong outgoing interpersonal skills working collaboratively with other departments.
  • Strong technical skills and highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient to advanced skills with Excel.
  • Experience using and implementing integrated accounting/finance systems (Oracle) and experience with enterprise resource planning type implementations.
Some understanding of the end-to-end financial accounting and business process flows from integrated financial system