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Tax Manager in Clearwater, FL at PODS

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

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Job Description


Responsible for managing deadlines related to company’s overall tax compliance and tax accounting and analysis. Responsible for accuracy and correctness of final returns, work papers and documentations. Must be able to make concise conclusions on tax code interpretation, methodology and tax positions. The employee must have ability to identify audit risks and be able to effectively respond to audit inquiries. Additionally, the employee should be able to assist Director of Tax (or others as assigned) with various ad hoc reporting and research projects. The employee must have strong knowledge in corporate income tax accounting and compliance. Must have problem solving ability, leadership skills, a positive team driven attitude, presentation skills, a professional attitude, and must work well with internal and external team members.



  • Train and develop associates
  • Interpret statutes and explain tax rules
  • Manage tax audits
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Regular attendance and punctuality required


  1. Tax Compliance Focus
  • Manage and review sales and use tax, property tax and other indirect tax filings
  • Manage and review returns and work papers for US and foreign tax filings
  • Manage and review quarterly and annual estimated income tax/franchise tax computations
  • Manage and review carryover schedules and historical information (i.e. payment, NOL, E&P)
  • Document tax positions, interpretations, and methodologies applicable to filing entities


  1. Tax Accounting and Analysis Focus
  • Review and prepare work papers and memos for income tax accounting (ASC740)
  • Manage financial audit process
  • Review and prepare memos for tax positions, including income tax, SUT, GST/HST/PST, property tax etc.
  • Manage and review monthly or quarterly tax accounts reconciliation and closing
  • Review and prepare memos for special projects, such as acquisitions or researches
  • Analyze and quantify tax impacts from specific transactions, including operational and tax law changes.



  • Typically reports to Head of Tax. Direct supervisor job title(s) typically include: Director of Tax, Senior Tax Manager
  • Typically is responsible for managing other employees. Job title example(s) of employees directly supervised:  Tax Accountant I, Tax Accountant II, Tax Accountant III

Job Requirements

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Accounting desired
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or similar certification is required
  • 4 plus years of Income Tax compliance experience is required
  • 2 plus years of Income Tax Accounting (ASC 740) and reporting experience is required
  • International tax experience is required
  • At least three years preparing and analyzing financial information in a corporate (public or non public) corporate environment
  • Strong knowledge of general accounting and corporate income taxation
  • Possess math skills sufficient to perform required duties
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience



  • Ability to sit at a desk and use a computer for up to 8 hours a day; Ability to use hands and fingers to type on a keyboard and use a mouse to navigate; Vision sufficient to view small details on a computer monitor
  • Ability to stand and walk up to 8 hours a day; Ability to stoop, bend and lift boxes weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to hear and verbally communicate using a telephone handset and/or connected headset device


  • Regular business hours. Some additional hours may be required.
  • Travel requirements: Negligible
  • Climate-controlled office environment during normal business hours.
  • Regular attendance and punctuality required
  • May be subject to pre-employment criminal background check and/or drug screening as well as random drug screenings in accordance with company policy



The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed; the level of knowledge and skills typically required; and usual working conditions of this position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive listing of all requirements or responsibilities that may be required by employees in this job.           

Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

PODS Enterprises, LLC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. We will not discriminate unlawfully against qualified applicants or employees with respect to any term or condition of employment based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, place of birth, military service status, or other basis protected by law.