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State & Local Tax Director

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The Reckitt’s North America Tax Department seeks a highly motivated and qualified tax professional to join the team. This individual will report to the VP of Tax and lead State and Local Tax (“SALT”) for RB-US.


State & Local Tax Director
Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package
Parsippany, NJ (REMOTE)


The SALT Director will be responsible for the oversight and management of all aspects of state and local direct and indirect tax. This individual should have significant experience with state and local corporate income tax matters, state impacts of federal tax law changes, sales and use tax (including e-commerce matters), and property tax, as well as a working knowledge of corporate federal income tax. The candidate will be primarily responsible for SALT planning, controversy, compliance, and reporting.


Key Responsibilities Include

•    Oversee SALT compliance/tax returns (in conjunction with compliance and reporting team) including income/franchise, sales and use, and personal/real property.  
•    Determine, support, and document tax technical positions (e.g., SALT treatment of federal tax reform) and conduct ad hoc SALT research.
•    Partner with the business to identify and address SALT considerations/opportunities relating to operational initiatives such as D2C e-commerce.
•    Generate and implement SALT planning strategies.
•    Lead SALT aspects of transactions, including participating in due diligence.
•    Pursue SALT savings opportunities including reverse audits and credits/incentives/grants.
•    Manage SALT income/franchise and sales/use examinations.
•    Maintain and manage overall state effective tax rate, including state tax reserves.  
•    Review SALT provision.
•    Serve as primary point of contact with internal stakeholders, external auditors, and external advisors for all SALT matters.   


Is this You? 
•    Ability to work independently to complete tasks and meet deadlines with minimal supervision 
•    Strong written and oral communication skills 
•    Corptax Tax Software experience a plus 
•    Microsoft Excel proficiency required 
•    BA/BS in Accounting or related field required 
•    CPA preferred
•    Advanced degree in tax, law, and/or accounting a plus
•    Relevant corporate tax experience with multistate focus required


In Return Reckitt offers very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
Reckitt is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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