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Tax Manager - listed February 11, 2019


Bering Straits Native Corporation
3301 C St. Suite 400


Nichole Young

Job Description

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Bering Straits Native Corporation is currently seeking a qualified Tax Manager to facilitate and manage the accurate preparation and filing of our company’s state and federal tax forms. The ideal candidate will create and implement tax plans, work with the accounting and leadership teams to identify opportunities for process improvement as well as potential areas of risk. The Tax Manager will ensure compliance with state, federal and international tax laws through a series a systems controls that are designed to ensure accurate and timely reporting. They will monitor current and impending changes to tax regulation and make the appropriate updates to policies and strategies.


Facilitate and manage the preparation and review company federal tax returns and the accurate, timely filing of all tax forms.
Ensure accurate, timely filing of consolidated federal, state and local income tax returns and other business related filings.
Find and implement opportunities for process improvement in company tax procedures.
Develop and implement strategic tax planning for all necessary federal and state taxes.
Maintain effective control procedures over all aspects of the tax process.
Manage and facilitate IRS income tax audits: preparing responses, creating schedules, etc.
Monitor legislative and regulatory tax law developments, communicate the effects of these developments to management and the tax team and create strategies to capitalize on changes to taxation legislation.
Review tax returns and quarterly/yearly tax projections.
Prepare the monthly/quarterly tax provision in conjunction with the annual audit.
Maintain, update and report on the tax value of property, plant and equipment.


Required (Minimum) Qualifications

We are looking for a candidate with 5+ years of experience in a tax manager or public accountant role.
At least 2 years of experience in a management role.
Experience with multi-state companies with complex consolidations.
Must have a degree in an accounting discipline.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

Extensive corporate/partnership tax knowledge.
Strong accounting, analytical, and research skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong knowledge of tax code, compliance and procedures for corporations.
Familiarity with U.S. federal, state and local reporting requirements.
Strong ability to utilize project management and accounting best practices to organize and prioritize tasks and the tasks of other tax team members.
Ability to work well independently as well as the ability to work well with team members and communicate the benefits of tax initiatives.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.


Public accounting experience
Experience with Alaska Native Corporations


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must maintain a constant state of mental alertness at all times. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunity to move about.


Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Job is performed in an office setting with exposure to computer screens and requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and multi-line telephone system. The work described herein is primarily a modern office setting. Occasional travel may be required.


Hires and supervises direct reports.

Shareholder Preference. BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, BSNC shareholder descendants and BSNC shareholder spouses, in that order.

Bering Straits Native Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/ AA/ Male/ Female/ Disability/ Vets employer.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.

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