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Tax Manager

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Heavy civil general contractor – Public co. with expertise in large scale infrastructure projects and construction material production is seeking a Tax Manager reporting to Director of Tax located in Watsonville, CA.


This position will report to ‘Director of Tax’ and responsible for managing a specific area of tax including monitoring tax laws and keeping current on new and or proposed tax laws to ensure the company’s tax benefits are maximized.

Essential Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for preparation of tax returns or other tax documents necessary in specific
  • Experience with Sales and Property Tax required
  • Experience in managing Tax teams required
  • technical tax area to maximize tax benefits for the company.
  • Supervise and mentor staff including; hiring, firing and performance evaluation to ensure staff
  • development and department efficiency.
  • Manage tax audits in area of expertise to minimize audit assessment and future audit exposure.
  • Manage process improvements plans to ensure full advantage is taken of all resources.
  • Manage special projects including researching new and or proposed tax laws to ensure
  • department practices are up to date.
  • Develop business relationships both internal and external of the company to ensure tax
  • department alignment with the company’s business strategy.
  • Responsible for completion of all work flow in area of expertise to ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Responsible for determining overtime requirements for their staff.

Education & Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • CPA or MST preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in related field.
  • Expert in specific technical tax area.
  • Prior supervisory experience required.
  • Ability to perform tax research and develop planning concepts.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Presentation skills (Ability to teach area of expertise).
  • Advanced computer spreadsheet skills.
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