Job Posting: Manager, Corporate Tax (US LBM)

Title: Manager, Corporate Tax
Company: US LBM
City, State, Country: Buffalo Grove, Illinois, United States
Job Status:  

Reporting to the Director, Tax this role participate in all facets of the income tax function and will play a critical role by managing key aspects of the tax function including leadership of the income tax provision and corporate tax compliance processes. The individual will ensure accurate and timely preparation of ASC 740 workpapers for the US LBM group.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage the income tax and franchise tax compliance for assigned legal entities and jurisdictions. Compliance includes, but is not limited to, the federal and state consolidated returns and workpapers, separate state tax returns and workpapers, and quarterly estimated payments. Coordinate taxable income calculations for specific companies within our portfolio group.
  • Work with the Director, Tax to build an income tax provision process. Prepare/review supporting work papers for the quarterly and annual tax provision including book-tax differences and tax footnote disclosures.
  • Identify and communicate potential uncertain tax positions.
  • Manage state apportionment including analyzing state apportionment data and research state apportionment rules to ensure compliance with state laws.
  • Coordinate federal and state income tax audits, prepare and review responses to audit inquiries and communicate audit progression to management.
  • Research tax issues and communicate conclusions and recommendations to management through written technical memos.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for process improvement within the compliance and provision process, especially with respect to utilization of technology.
  • Identify and pursue all feasible tax savings opportunities and minimize corporate tax liability for these taxes based analysis of applicable substantial authority for positions.
  • Establish processes and internal controls. Manage SOX compliance for this functional area.
  • Assist the Director, Tax in maintaining current relationships with external consultants as well as the relationships with other finance teams with whom we collaborate.


  • Strong attention to detail with good organizational and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, both orally and written
  • Intellectual curiosity and dedication to continuous improvement
  • Energetic and collaborative attitude with demonstrated ability to work in a deadline-driven environment
Education / Experience
  • BS in finance or accounting required.
  • Master’s degree in taxation or CPA is a plus.
  • 5+ years’ relevant corporate tax experience, in either a corporation and/or public accounting firm;
  • 2+ years’ intensive experience in ASC 740 is required.


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