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Position Title :Senior Manager, Federal Income Tax
Hiring Company :WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE
Resume Recipient :Hiring Company
Job Category :Other
Industry:Consumer
Location:United States
Job I.D:14353
Nearest Metropolitan Area(s) : Chicago
Primary Location City,
State
: Deerfield,IL
Description : Job Summary

The Senior Manager of Federal Income Tax identifies and executes key tax strategies in order to reduce the Company’s overall tax burden/risk. Ensures that tax planning initiatives are properly incorporated into the tax compliance processes.

Authority to sign returns, reports, filings and other communications on behalf of the Company under penalties of perjury, as necessary.

Serves as a leader on cross functional team(s), providing leadership, direction, knowledge and advice to team members and senior management. Develops departmental plans and organizational priorities; is accountable for the performance and results of tax stewardship. Addresses technical issues and recommends solutions. Serves as a champion for people development across the Company.

Develops and executes our tax strategy through innovative & creative thinking in a manner which reduces our overall tax cost/tax burden to the Company. Drives process improvement opportunities for tax function.

Job Responsibilities
• Oversees the tax process for a specific tax function Develops and executes short and long-term tax savings strategies by collaborating with the various tax functions. Directly impacts the Company’s tax rate to optimize Earnings per Share.
• Reviews and ensures that the tax filings minimize the overall tax liability to Walgreens leading to tax savings.
• Closely collaborates with Finance and Accounting on tax and accounting issues impacting the Company’s financials.
• Serves as a catalyst and leader on organizational and people development initiatives. Develops, mentors and coaches employees.
• Participates in divisional and company-wide projects and programs to develop engagement for division-wide and company-wide initiatives.
• Collaborates with business unit leaders and Finance/Accounting to minimize tax disputes and pursue opportunities.
• Authority to sign returns, reports, filings and other communications on behalf of the Company under penalties of perjury, as necessary.
• Identifies and evaluates tax issues during due diligence phase of Mergers & Acquisitions process. Manages due diligence and integration process for acquisitions/dispositions and serves as core member of tax acquisition team.
• Leads research of tax laws, regulations and case law to resolve complex tax issues and resolves technical issues.
• Closely monitors tax legislation and determines the tax effect of proposed changes and newly enacted tax laws. Collaborates with the Government Relations Team on lobbying efforts on specific tax legislation for key issues, as necessary.
Requirements : Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree and at least 4 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, government agency or company with sales in excess of $1 billion OR High School/GED and at least 7 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, government agency or company with sales in excess of $1 billion.
• At least 4 years of experience researching and interpreting technical tax laws and regulations.
• At least 4 years of experience executing tax strategy based on the key objectives and goals of the Company.
• Experience developing and delivering presentations to various audience levels within an organization.
• Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).
• Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).
• Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).
• At least 2 years of experience planning, developing, and managing expenses and budgets.
• At least 2 years of experience directly managing people, including hiring, developing, motivating, and directing people as they work
• Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, government agency or company with sales in excess of $1 billion.
• CPA, JD or Master’s degree in Taxation.
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or Economics.
• At least 8 years of experience researching and interpreting technical tax laws and regulations.
• At least 5 years of experience executing tax strategy based on the key objectives and goals of the Company.
• At least 4 years of experience directly managing people, including hiring, developing, motivating, and directing people as they work
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