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Tax Manager

Job Number: FNG0007107
Brand: National Geographic
Job Type: Finance / Accounting
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Job Posting Date: March 19, 2018
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

National Geographic

The National Geographic Channels form the television and production arm of National Geographic Partners, a joint venture between 21st Century Fox and the National Geographic Society. As a global leader in premium science, adventure and exploration programming, the Channels include: National Geographic Channel (NGC), Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo People and Nat Geo MUNDO. Additionally, the Channels also run the in-house television production unit, National Geographic Studios. The Channels contribute to the National Geographic Society’s commitment to exploration, conservation and education with entertaining, innovative programming from A-level talent around the world, and with profits that help support the society’s mission. Globally, NGC is available in more than 440 million homes in 171 countries and 45 languages, and Nat Geo WILD is available in 131 countries and 38 languages. National Geographic Partners is also a leader in social media, with a fan base of 250 million people across all of its social pages. NGC contributes over 55 million social media fans globally on Facebook alone.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our Accounting & Finance department seeks a Tax Manager to provide support and guidance related to tax reporting requirements.  

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for gathering information needed for filing monthly/quarterly sales tax returns and remitting payment to tax authorities in a timely manner.  Responsible for reconciling sales tax accounts and coordinates with fulfillment vendors to ensure proper sales tax collection according to NGP’s changing nexus requirements. Responsible for the oversight of state sales tax audits and responds to state sales tax notices.
  • Serves as liaison for all tax related issues and provides information requested by the New York and Los Angeles tax teams for preparation of federal and state income tax returns.
  • Responsible for managing the 1099 and 1042 reporting and filing requirements to ensure that NGP is in compliance with IRS regulations.
  • Responsible for unclaimed property data collection and coordinating with 21st Century Fox to complete bi-annual unclaimed property filings.
  • Responsible for filing periodic state/IRS speaker withholding tax payments/forms and quarterly US census bureau reports. Prepares and files local personal property tax/DC ballpark tax filings and coordinates annual tax reporting for trip/prize winners.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • B.S. Accounting, CPA preferred
  • At least 5 years of public accounting or corporate experience preferable in the state and local tax area
  • Ability to identify, research, and resolve tax issues.
  • Strong PC skills - Word, Excel and highly integrated GL systems and subsystems.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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