Head of Tax Accounting, Americas

Location UNITED STATES, United States
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Finance, Control and Strategy
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Job Purpose:


Perform tax accountant activities supporting the monthly, quarterly, and year-end tax provision processes, reporting to taxation authorities at the federal, state and local level, and advising management on the tax impact of various corporate strategies.


Key Accountabilities:


1) Prepare the IFRS tax provisions and those for statutory accounts

• Calculation of DTA/DTL on a monthly basis for 3 companies (2 in US and 1 in Mexico)
• Posting of tax entries in the accounting system (CODA) and in reporting tools
• Perform annual reconciliation between taxes based on final tax returns vs. year-end tax accruals
• Work with external auditors to satisfy the consolidated and separate company financial statement tax filing requirements
• Apply Fin48 (FAS109) analysis to determine if an uncertain tax position met the recognition criteria; if affirmative, evaluated the amount of benefit that can be recorded.

2) Coordinate and monitor the tax compliance with external service providers (including Transfer Pricing documentation and oversee the correct implementation of the defined TP policies).

3) Monitor tax audits and notably answer to inquiries from tax authorities (Federal and State)

4) Advise management on the tax impact of corporate strategies (including M&A transactions) and/or new tax regulations (if any)

5) Advice management on accounting impact of corporate strategies

6) In charge of cash forecast and balance sheet monitoring

7) In charge of global and local financial audit

Role Requirements:



• Bachelor’s Degree
• CPA Preferred


• 3-4 years of experience in a complex financial institution based in the US

Knowledge and Skills

• Ability to work in a complex, changing environment
• Role will consist of both East and West Coast based activity


• Excellent communication skills and ability to work well in a team environment
• Solution orientated mindset
• Proactive and pragmatic
• Highly organized and able to work with critical deadlines
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to work within an International Organization

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers

We are an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meet their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk management we have become one of the largest asset managers in Europe, managing €746bn in assets as of the end of 2017. We employ about 2,400 people around the world and operate out of 21 countries.

We are proud to foster a high-performance culture, which means that we seek to recruit and retain people who are not only technically-skilled but also globally-minded, innovative and able to leverage their unique perspectives and life experiences to support our success as a company.