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Tax Manager (Contract)

Location: Santa Clara, California, United States
Job ID: R0053297
Date Posted: May 31, 2024
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: HITACHI AMERICA, LTD.
Profession (Job Category): Finance
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

Tax Manager

Company: Hitachi America, Ltd.

Department: Tax Department, Corporate Finance & Accounting

Location: Hybrid – Santa Clara, CA

Status: 3-month temporary contract (eligible for extension)

The Company

Hitachi drives Social Innovation Business, creating a sustainable society through the use of data and technology. We solve customers' and society's challenges with Lumada solutions leveraging IT, OT (Operational Technology) and products. Hitachi operates under the business structure of “Digital Systems & Services” - supporting our customers’ digital transformation; “Green Energy & Mobility” - contributing to a decarbonized society through energy and railway systems, and “Connective Industries” - connecting products through digital technology to provide solutions in various industries. Driven by Digital, Green, and Innovation, we aim for growth through co-creation with our customers. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal year 2022 (ended March 31, 2023) totaled 10,881.1 billion yen, with 696 consolidated subsidiaries and approximately 320,000 employees worldwide. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at https://www.hitachi.com.

Summary:

Hitachi America, Ltd. (www.hitachi-america.us) is seeking a Tax Manager to join the Tax Department located in Santa Clara, CA. The Tax Manager will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all federal, state, and local corporate tax filing requirements, managing Senior Tax Accountant, interfacing with taxing authorities, researching issues, and managing tax projects as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the consolidated corporate federal and combined state income tax returns, quarterly tax estimates, and return extensions.

  • Prepare the quarterly and annual tax provisions, annual true-ups, and DTA valuation allowance analysis.

  • Prepare the tax provision forecasts and cash flow analysis.

  • Prepare quarterly intercompany tax allocations.

  • Manage the controlled group data collections and calculations.

  • Coordinate the R&D credit calculation with Hitachi group companies.

  • Prepare the transfer pricing adjustments and support consultants with local file preparation for parent company in Japan.

  • Provide information to external consultants for IFRIC 23 analysis.

  • Manage and review all aspects of U.S. and Canadian federal, state, and local sales and use tax, gross receipts tax, GST/HST, excise tax and other tax filings prepared by Senior Tax Accountant.

  • Manage sales and use tax planning opportunities and tax impacts of changes in business operations and acquisitions.

  • Respond to tax notices and represent company in tax audits.

  • Conduct technical research and provide recommendation on tax issues.

  • Assist in various tax projects as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with major in Accounting or Taxation. Certified Public Accountant designation preferred.

  • Minimum of 12+ years of progressive corporate tax experience in multinational consolidated tax compliance and financial reporting. A combination of Big 4 public accounting and industry experience is preferable.

  • Strong working knowledge of Thomson Reuters OneSource corporate tax software and Microsoft Office application, particularly Excel.

  • Up to date knowledge on tax law changes per the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, CARES Act and Inflation Reduction Act.

  • Solid understanding of multinational and multi-state corporate, and sales & use tax laws.

  • Strong analytical and detail-oriented skills.

  • Strong interpersonal/collaboration skills, in addition to excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently, and to prioritize and multi-task under tight deadlines.

  • Ability to work effectively with others and enhance teamwork environment.

For California only (as required by California’s Pay Transparency for Pay Equity Act (SB 1162): The expected salary for this position in our California office is $114,000 – 140,000. Pay is determined based on a variety of factors including, but not limited to, depth of experience in the practice area. Employees are eligible to participate in Hitachi America’s variable pay program, subject to the program’s conditions and restrictions.

Our Values

We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to any factor that doesn’t impact your ability to do the job, including race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  We are proud of Japanese heritage, with our values expressed through the Hitachi Spirit:

Wa – Harmony, Trust, Respect

Makoto – Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity

Kaitakusha-Seishin – Pioneering Spirit, Challenge  

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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