GNC Indirect Tax Manager in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Summary:

The Manager, Indirect Taxes position plays an important role in the GNC tax function’s overall mission of providing value through strategic tax advice and direction to Company leadership and other key stakeholders. This person will have responsibility for the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico sales and use tax compliance and will also handle sales and use tax examinations, tax planning and special projects related to sales and use tax and other indirect taxes

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage GNC’s sales and use tax compliance function, including:

  • Review of in-house preparation of tax returns for U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico utilizing TaxWare software applications,

  • Manage all indirect tax examinations utilizing internal and external resources, including timely addressing tax notices and inquiries, and

  • Review and reconcile use tax process and accruals to comply with filing requirements and proper classifications within corporate structure.

  • Review of certain gross receipt and various other indirect tax flings

  • Monitor and analyze relevant tax legislative and regulatory developments and communicate their impact to key tax stakeholders.

  • Support the various other interests of GNC’s tax function through:

  • Mentoring and teaching other GNC tax personnel,

  • Assisting with implementation of new tax policies, strategies and procedures and other cross-functional initiatives as appropriate

Job Specifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Tax or Business and at least 5 – 7 years of relevant tax experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong numerical accounting and conceptual analytical ability. Strong tax research skills and knowledge of computer software.

Preferred

  • CPA and/or CMI and Big-Four tax experience, or related corporate experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong PC Skills and experience using sales tax software applications, preferably TaxWare

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Senior Indirect Tax

  • Tax Administrator II / Tax Clerk