Posted: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 4:08 AM
Job Location: United States : Florida : Tampa
Brighthouse Financial is a new company established by MetLife. Were on a mission to help people achieve financial security. Built on a foundation of industry knowledge and experience, we specialize in offering essential annuity and life insurance products designed to help customers protect what theyve earned and ensure it lasts more predictably. In an industry that often has a reputation for complexity, confusion, and cost, Brighthouse Financial is different. Our approach includes simplicity, transparency, and more value so customers can face the future with confidence.
Brighthouse Financial is seeking passionate, high:performing team members to help us carry out our mission and be part of an exciting journey toward improving the financial futures of our millions of customers. Sound like you? Read on.
Role Value Proposition:
The Indirect Tax Manager will be responsible for performing first level detailed review of a portion of Brighthouse Financial indirect tax compliance and accounting deliverables, which could include premium, retaliatory and municipal tax, sales and use tax, payroll and product withholding tax, and property tax. This professional will also be responsible for performing indirect tax research (as needed), assisting with coordinating and managing third party indirect tax service providers, and assisting with the indirect tax portion of external and internal audits. This position will report to the Indirect Tax Director.
:Perform first level detailed review of a portion of NewCos indirect tax compliance and accounting, which could include premium, retaliatory and municipal tax, sales and use tax, payroll and product withholding tax, and property tax
:Perform first level detailed review of premium, retaliatory and municipal tax filings, including reconciliations of Schedule T of the Annual Statement to the general ledger, determination of qualified vs. non:qualified dividends and premiums, tracking and reporting of tax credits, etc.
:Perform first level detailed review of sales and use tax returns (monthly, quarterly, and annual returns, as required)
:Work with staff tax professionals to ensure sales tax exemption certificates are maintained
:Perform first level detailed review of personal property tax renditions, and review personal property tax assessments and payments
:Assist the Indirect Tax Director in coordinating with third party indirect tax service providers to ensure the appropriate withholding of payroll and product taxes
:Perform first level detailed review of interim and annual indirect tax accruals, including period over period variance analyses
:Assist the Indirect Tax Director in monitoring and ensuring compliance with applicable indirect tax guidance and ensure consistent application across NewCo legal entities
:Assist with indirect tax research, as needed
:Assist the Indirect Tax Director with managing indirect tax reporting related risk, including compliance with control requirements
:Assist the Indirect Tax Director with leading the indirect tax portion of external/internal audits, including communications with auditors upon exam and response to indirect tax notices
:Manage indirect tax compliance and accounting calendars and ensure timely and accurate completion of all deliverables
:Assist the Indirect Tax Director with identifying and implementing opportunities for process improvement to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the indirect tax function
Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
:Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
:Minimum 5:7 years of indirect tax reporting and compliance experience in a tax practice of an accounting firm or corporation
:Strong communication skills, both oral and written
:Strong accounting and analytical skills
:Ability to manage multiple tasks towards completion at the same time
:Ability to effectively manage
• Location: Tampa
• Post ID: 40768282 tampa