Job Posting: Senior Tax Manager, Hudson's Bay Company

Title: Senior Tax Manager
Company: Hudson's Bay Company
City, State, Country: New York, NY, USA
Job Status: Full-Time Permanent

Company Description

Hudson’s Bay Company is one of the fastest-growing department store retailers in the world. In North America, HBC’s leading banners include Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Gilt, Saks OFF 5TH, Find @ Lord & Taylor, and Home Outfitters. In Europe, HBC’s banners include GALERIA Kaufhof (the largest department store group in Germany), Galeria INNO (Belgium’s only department store group), and Sportarena. At HBC we are a company of adventurers who explore uncharted territory, challenge convention, and work with imagination and fun.

Major Responsibilities

The Hudson’s Bay Corporation (HBC) in New York City offers a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join as a Senior Tax Manager to support our Corporate Tax group. The Senior Tax Manager will ensure the accurate and timely review of the consolidated and separate company federal, foreign, state and local income tax returns, quarterly and annual provisions for income taxes, estimated tax payments and extension calculations. This position will assist on IRS and State audits as well as perform research on federal and state tax issues. The position reports to the Divisional Vice President and supervises staff members.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review federal, foreign, state and local income and partnership (REIT) tax returns (Form 1120, 1120F, 1065 and state unitary returns) including provision to return adjustments
  • Review the quarterly and annual income tax provision calculation under ASC740, FIN 48 analysis, valuation allowance and tax footnote disclosure
  • Manage the quarterly federal and state estimated income tax payments and annual extensions
  • Manage special tax projects including federal and state planning and research
  • Manage IDR responses to IRS and state audits
  • Manage the staff and oversee their assignments and development
  • Assist with the automation and process improvement of the tax compliance process

Personal Characteristics

The successful candidate should be a respected and proven with a quantifiable track record of success in delivering results within a large complex organization. He/she must have the ability to quickly assess a new environment and develop solutions that support the business strategy, critical objectives, and cultural norms. He/she must be creative with a strategic mindset along with the ability to turn concepts into action. He/she must have strong relationship building and influence skills. The successful candidate will be a change agent who is flexible, resilient, and able to thrive in a dynamic, rapid paced environment. He/she will embody a culture of taking smart risks and innovating to win.

Professional Qualifications

  • Minimum of 7 years of retail industry, public accounting and/or corporate tax experience
  • Solid understanding of tax compliance and tax accounting required
  • Strong communication, analytical and organizational skills
  • Proficient with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, One Source, knowledge of Hyperion a plus
  • Strong managerial and leadership skills

Educational Credentials

Bachelor’s degree in accounting required. CPA and/or Masters in Tax are preferred.

Contact: Michael Chan