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Tax Manager NWG

Knoxville, Tennessee
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Location: Knoxville, TN

Title: Tax Manager

Schedule (FT/PT): FT

Travel Required: No

Clearance: No

For over 20 years, North Wind Group (North Wind) and its subsidiary companies have been influencing the future of, and aiming to be the nationwide small business leader in, the engineering, environmental, construction, IT/cyber, technical, and administrative service industries. North Wind allows its employees to develop creative and practical solutions to complex problems, while accomplishing its mission of delivering quality results safely, on time, and on budget, for every project. Our mission is accomplished through forward-thinking, advanced technology services, and our cultivation of a diverse and inclusive workplace.

North Wind recognizes our biggest asset is our employees. Our success is a direct result of the hard work, skills, expertise, and unique perspectives and talents that each of our employees bring to North Wind. We are looking for exceptionally talented, motivated, and dynamic individuals to join the North Wind team not only to support our mission but be an integral part of our continued success.

Candidates must be able to meet the standards required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance

Job Description

This is a new position for a growing company serving the government sector resulting from years of business expansion and stellar successes. The position has the potential for growth into a Director level position. It is responsible for the Company's tax compliance for state and local gross receipts, business and occupational, business license, business privilege, merchant, commercial activity, radioactive waste, personal property, sales & use, and contractor's tax. In addition, tax guidance and insight will be provided for M&A, state qualifications and withdrawals, newly created legal entities, new business opportunities and other topics as they become relevant. The position will also assist the parent company with federal, state and local income tax compliance, group tax provision, state/local PTE withholding, and possibly other tax types. The successful candidate will work with the parent company tax department, business units, service providers, and tax authorities in carrying out their responsibilities. They will work with financial management within the Company and third-party service providers. Individual responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for serving as point of contact for audits of state and local tax returns.
  • Serve as contact point for parent company tax department and coordinate any tax issues with them when warranted.
  • Coordinate accounting for income taxes with parent company during year-end tax provision process.
  • Liaise with senior leadership and operating management on tax issues and accounting staff on tax accounting issues.
  • Ensure that appropriate internal controls are in place over accounting for income taxes.
  • Liaise with IT staff on all technical matters relating to tax applications.
  • Work with contracting to determine taxes that can be billed through for government contract bids.
  • Assist the Chief Financial Officer with tax planning issues as required.
  • Assist the Chief Financial Officer in estimating and monitoring annual tax cash flow projections.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. Masters Degree in Business Taxation preferred.
  • Eight years of related experience with at least 3 years in a public accounting firm.
  • CPA preferred.
  • Experience with government contracting companies a plus.
  • Experience with CostPoint a plus.
  • Experience with automated tax systems a plus, especially tax research tools.
  • Experience with ERP systems.
  • Must have a demonstrated hands-on approach and success in working in a team-based environment.
  • Must have great communication skills, especially the ability to translate complex tax concepts to and from common business language.
  • Must have experience dealing with senior management effectively and efficiently.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1. or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

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  • Job Reference: 707457470-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: North Wind Group
  • Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent