Manager Tax in New Port Richey, FL at Welbilt

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Is this you?  Business leader, technician with a practical perspective, effective business communicator, and proactive process champion.  If so, then look no further – your new career as Manager of Tax awaits you at the global headquarters of Welbilt, Inc. (“Welbilt”).  Reporting directly to the Director of Tax, this position is in New Port Richey, FL and is highly visible within the talented organization.   As Manager of Tax, you will be responsible for overseeing the complex global income tax provision, including managing the global effective tax rate (“ETR”) and cash taxes.  Additionally, you will be developing and implementing integrated business and tax strategic initiatives, including minimization of both ETR and cash taxes, and will coordinate outside advisors in performing your role.    Additionally, you will have the opportunity to apply “hands on” experience of preparing and reviewing federal and international income tax returns and related disclosures.  The unique position is also an integral part of the global tax team that offers opportunities for learning, technical and professional development.    You will also develop and mentor team members and act as a champion and change agent for global best practices.  This position partners with operations finance personnel to educate and advise on segment and business unit tax issues.   If you’re up to the challenge, the reward is satisfaction, and knowing you helped build something real.  Join our passionate team and help build something you can be proud of – a future filled with passion, pride and satisfaction.        Essential Job Functions:   
  • Global tax provision review and direct oversight, including tax packages for global finance leaders and federal/state/international compliance for the provision
  • Develop and implement integrated business and tax strategic initiatives, including minimization of both ETR and cash taxes.
  • Act as a change agent and champion continuous improvement and efficiency efforts within the department using CorpTax technology and methodology to establish best practices.
  • Identifying, researching and communicating changes in evolving tax law and strategies.
  • Develop and implement process and technology improvements to streamline compliance and reporting.
  • Apply best practices of preparing and reviewing federal and international income tax returns and related disclosures. 
  • Research and provide guidance on various tax technical topics
  • Ensure relevant SOX documentation is prepared quarterly
  • Assist with the preparation and review of federal, state and international tax returns
  • Mentor and develop tax team members, including spending time to educate personnel, leading by example and modeling an open door policy.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance and a minimum of 7 years of prior experience in federal and international tax required.
  • Tax research development and writing/presenting technical and executive summaries are required.
  • Must be a team leader who enjoys developing and mentoring staff as well as learning from each other.
  • Lead and participate in “Lunch and Learn” presentations for tax/other functions.
  • Ability to prioritize, know when to delegate tasks and manage delegated tasks accordingly.
  • Fluency in MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), and tax research skills required.
  • CPA certification and experience with a multinational automated tax compliance/provision system.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment are required. Problem solving, analytical skills and the ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously are essential.
  • Must be career and goal oriented, and a potential resource for departmental succession planning.  
  • Willing and able to travel domestically – up to 10% of the time.

•Welbilt, Inc. (formerly Manitowoc Foodservice) – designs, manufactures and supplies best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market.  Welbilt offers customers unparalleled operator and patron insights, collaborative kitchen solutions, culinary expertise and world-class implementation support and service, whether locations are around the corner or across the globe.  With operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the company has a portfolio of best-in-class brands including Cleveland, Convotherm®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln, Manitowoc® Ice, Merco®, Multiplex®, Merrychef®, Servend® and Manitowoc® Beverage Systems.

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