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Sr. Manager Tax

| Austin
  • Forcepoint is transforming cybersecurity by focusing on what matters most: understanding people’s intent as they interact with critical data and intellectual property wherever it resides. Our uncompromising systems enable companies to empower employees with unobstructed access to confidential data while protecting intellectual property and simplifying compliance. Based in Austin, Texas, Forcepoint supports more than 20,000 organizations worldwide. For more about Forcepoint, visit www.Forcepoint.com and follow us on Twitter at @ForcepointSec.



    Job Description

    The Sr. Manager Tax is responsible for the day to day operations of the federal and state tax function and US GAAP tax reporting, including worldwide consolidation, and uses their previous tax experience to implement processes and procedures to ensure timely reporting and compliance as well as helping resolve various tax issues and recommend prudent tax planning strategies to the Head of Global Tax.

    Essential Functions

    • Assume the lead role for preparing of US GAAP income tax provision calculations and related disclosures for review by outside auditors including for US partnership and US GAAP worldwide consolidated reporting (ASC 740)
    • Calculate quarterly federal and state estimated income tax payments
    • Perform annual US R&D tax credit analysis
    • Maintain tax compliance calendar, ensuring timely completion and filing of all scheduled items
    • Oversee Federal and State tax examinations
    • Work cross-functionally with and support corporate Accounting, Finance, Legal, HR and other internal business partners on tax and other related matters
    • Build strong collaborative relationship with Raytheon Corporate Tax Team including in connection with US GAAP quarterly and annual reporting
    • Assist with tax related M&A and with integration and tax restructuring initiatives as required
    • Respond to and resolve assigned information and documentation requests received from tax auditors
    • Perform tax research, including the effects of proposed legislation and other matters impacting the company s tax matters
    • Familiarity with SOX 404 compliance and objectives
    • Maintain documentation file to support analyses performed, decisions made and conclusions reached
    • Coordinate federal and state tax reporting and compliance with outsource providers
    • Managerial responsibility for sales and use tax filings, franchise taxes, annual property taxes and other miscellaneous tax filings
    • Remain current in relevant statutory, administrative, and judicial authority and guidance to identify and analyze the impact of such changes on the Company
    • Communicate and support the company's tax accounting positions to the independent financial auditors
    • Effectively manage and develop internal staff as well as external service providers and consultants
    • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

    Education, Experience, and Skills

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA preferred
    • 7-12 years of applicable tax experience, preferably in public accounting and industry environments
    • Proficient with technical ASC 740 concepts and calculations, including accounting for uncertain tax positions
    • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects effectively in a fast paced environment
    • Ability to meet internal and external deadlines and deliver work product accurately and timely
    • Develop effective cross-functional working relationships within the organization
    • Strong decision making, analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
    • Preferred Skills and Background
    • Preference to backgrounds with public accounting and multi-national software industry mix
    • Proficient with SOX 404 compliance standards
    • Familiarity with OneSource Tax Provision software a plus
    • Experience of partnership tax matters, including Section 704(b) and (c) allocations a bonus
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We are located in the North Austin area by The Domain, off of Braker between Mopac and 183. Our office patio overlooks Quarry Lake.

What are Forcepoint Perks + Benefits

Forcepoint Benefits Overview

We have a competitive benefits package.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dependant Care account
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement