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Tax Operations Leader

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:38:15 PM
  • 2888042
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Headquarters
Location(s): United States; Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S.; Houston, Other


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Role Summary:
The Tax Operations Leader will report to the Global Tax Director of GE Oil & Gas and will be responsible all aspects of tax operations (including tax controllership, tax return preparation, technical accounting, and tax FP&A) for the business. The Tax Operations Leader will lead a team of tax professionals dedicated to these functions and will aim to ensure that all tax filing and reporting requirements are met and comply fully and with the highest integrity with the laws around the world.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Tax Operations Leader, you will:

  • Create a culture of transparency, communication and accountability to drive compliance with policy & standards
  • Manage the relationship with O&G Controllership organization, the GE/PWC Alliance and Global Ops to both assist them with their tax reporting obligations and to maintain a strong control framework for tax compliance and filings
  • Manage relevant global compliance processes, including SOX 404 documentation and annual return to provision processes
  • Assist with responses to external and internal audit teams to support statutory financial statement compliance
  • Oversee effective tax rate review, FIN 48 analysis, Deferred Tax and Valuation Allowance analysis on a quarterly and annual basis
  • Manage the reporting cycles to forecast taxable income position, effective tax rate and associated tax cash-flow requirements
  • Support global tax team to drive the efficient utilization of tax provision software tools, processes and procedures for calculating the tax provision and related FIN 48 documentation
  • Oversee the preparation of annual US federal income tax returns and foreign information reporting
  • Partner to implement tax initiatives, drive simplification and process improvements, and support standardization of best practices
  • Support due diligence and acquisition integration
  • Provide support on ad hoc business and tax planning initiatives

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Masters of Taxation from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 15 years of tax experience in major accounting firm, law firm, or multinational company

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Expertise in tax accounting principles (ASC 740, Fin 48, Sox 404) and US tax rules (international and domestic)
  • Excellent communication skills, including strong competence in explaining complex tax issues, opportunities, and risks to non-tax experts in a clear and concise manner
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a global team
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, positive attitude, good analytical skills and ability to work within a matrixed organization
  • Solid PC skills: experience with financial systems/ applications (Oracle, SAP, HFM, Business Objects, etc.)

    PLEASE NOTE: Houston, Texas is the preferred location, however other U.S. locations may be considered.

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    Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with GE Oil & Gas! 

    Locations: United States; Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S.; Houston, Other

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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