Manager Tax U.S. - Minneapolis, MN

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Accounting



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  • Department: Finance & Accounting
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel:
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: Level 3
  • Compensation Rate:
  • Job Available to: External
  • Deadline to apply: 05/28/2020
  • Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit cpr.ca/en/about-cp.

    PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

  • Manage the U.S. State Function including: State Income and Franchise Taxes State Sales/Use Taxes Centrally Assessed and Locally Assessed Property Taxes Miscellaneous tax filings State audits in the above areas Account reconciliations Tax Planning Internal Controls Federal Excise Tax Audits Tax Research Stay current on tax law changes and proposed changes
  • POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Responsible for State Income Tax and Franchise Tax Compliance – including audits;
  • Responsible for Sales and Use Tax Compliance – including audits;
  • Responsible for Tax Research in all areas;
  • Responsible for appropriate and timely estimated tax payments;
  • Responsible for Property Tax Compliance and State Valuations;
  • Responsible for Account Reconciliations and maintenance;
  • Responsible for Annual Budgets;
  • Responsible for Internal Controls in accordance with CP policies and Sarbanes Oxley;
  • Responsible for Tax Planning Projects;
  • Other Duties as assigned.
  • POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting with a minimum of 5 years experience highly preferred;
  • CPA and/or Masters degree in taxation preferred;
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local tax laws;
  • Knowledge of railroad operations and terminology is beneficial;
  • Experience and working ability to use tax preparation software;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office;
  • Strong tax research skills;
  • SAP knowledge and experience helpful;
  • Ability to analyze problems and situations and formulate logical and objective conclusions using good judgment;
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to drill down, understand root cause and resolve complex issues.
  • WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer-Funded Retirement Plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

    As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.

    Drug Test Elements:

    CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public. All new hires are required to undergo a drug screen. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping CP safe and drug free.

    Background Investigation:

    The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Last 3 years of driving history
  • Last 7 years of employmenthistory
  • Social Security number verification
  • Management Conductor Program:

    Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.

    CP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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