State Tax Manager (Hybrid, Salary + Bonus)

Location
98101, Seattle
Salary
Open
Posted
Nov 02, 2022
Closes
Jan 01, 2023
Ref
116792734#GIJ--LibertyMutual.1
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

Corporate Taxation

 

Liberty Mutual's highly integrated tax organization provides a collegial framework to achieve results.  Typically, professionals contribute across all the key components of tax including planning & research, audits, compliance and financial reporting. 

 

The structure of the tax organization encourages and drives collaboration and teamwork. Therefore, you need to be an excellent communicator and execution oriented to succeed. A successful candidate will need to take ownership of key projects and deliverables, as well as manage ambiguity. The ability to be flexible and comfortable with change will also be critical to your success.

 

This position offers a flexible work model of two days in the office (either Seattle or Boston office) and three days working from home.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Manage the timely and accurate preparation and review of state tax compliance assignments.
  • Conduct research for complex state tax technical and state tax accounting issues independently, or with assistance of staff.
  • Develop and support the implementation of timely, cost-effective state tax planning strategies designed to create value and enhance the Company's state tax position.
  • Manage the timely and accurate preparation and review of state tax Financial Reporting assignments.
  • Manage projects, ensuring adequate resources and capabilities are available to deliver results.
  • Develop and support the implementation of timely, cost-effective state tax planning strategies designed to create value and enhance the Company's state tax position.
  • Actively lead and participate in Department and Company initiatives.
  • Identify, develop, and lead the implementation of process improvements.
  • Monitor key legislative, regulatory, and/or tax litigation issues. Identify and communicate developments relevant to the Company to senior management.
  • Act as a mentor to staff through training, coaching and providing feedback on performance.
  • Work effectively with other areas of Corporate Taxation and other Finance functions, and demonstrate leadership in cross-functional initiatives.

 

Training: 

You will participate in training that is among the best in the industry. You will be taught the skills you will need to become a successful tax professional. You will attend customized training programs on tax technical and tax accounting techniques, as well as learn insurance concepts.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Equivalent.
  • Advanced degree or certification preferred (MST, MSA, MBA, CPA or JD).
  • Insurance industry experience preferred, but not required.
  • A minimum of at least 5 years of State Tax Experience (financial reporting, compliance, audit, planning) or equivalent, preferably with a major public accounting firm or large multi-national company.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to lead projects effectively.
  • Highly motivated individual with ability to multitask and complete deliverables within time constraints and deadlines.

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.

Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a Great Place to Work by Great Place to Work US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT on IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduatesas well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: https://jobs.libertymutualgroup.com/diversity-inclusion

We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: https://LMI.co/Benefits

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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