ViacomCBS Sr. Manager, Corporate Tax in New York, New York
ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.
We are currently seeking a Manager/Sr Manager to join our Corporate Tax team located in NYC. This key role will serve as the right-hand to the Director, Tax Accounting and Compliance, Corporate Division.
Primary responsibilities will include hands-on oversight of Federal tax compliance (Partnerships and Trust tax returns, as well as Corporate), tasks and projects supporting ASC-740 related reporting, as well as the review of state unitary returns. The Tax Manager/Senior Manager will stay on top of current tax laws and industry specific matters. The candidate should have strong analytical skills and have the ability to multitask in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
Lead federal compliance process and filings (1120s, 1065s, 1041s, 990s)
Assist in coordinating the tax calendar to ensure timely filings and payments
Monitor and analyze tax sensitive accounts and hands-on participation in calculations supporting tax impact and reporting of proposed/actual Company transactions
Assist in the oversight of income tax accounting and quarter end provision/forecasting processes to achieve desired results
Lead first line review of book-tax adjustment work papers supporting both quarterly federal estimates and quarterly forecasts related to ASC 740 interim calculations.
Collaborate routinely across all areas of Finance as well as other practices within the department, I.e., Corporate Reporting, Business Unit Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis, International Tax Practice, etc.
Maintain deferred tax inventories, reconciliations and tax basis analyses
Research tax matters and interpret tax rules as well as monitor tax law changes
Assist the Director in oversight of special tax projects
Support integration and alignment efforts of legacy CBS and Viacom Corporate divisions with an eye toward driving continuous operational improvement
8+ years of Public Accounting, with at least 5 years in the tax subject area, or 7 or more years Corporate Tax experience within large multi-national environments
CPA/Masters Degree in Tax required
Media Entertainment experience strongly preferred
Strong Microsoft Excel skills are required
Proficiency with Corptax Software and SAP ledger system
Significant experience in the preparation and review of US federal and state income tax returns, and strong knowledge of Federal and State income tax rules
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