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AECOM Tax Compliance Specialist in Taguig City, Philippines

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Tax Compliance Specialist to be based in Manila, Philippines

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunities for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise, and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment, and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description:

The primary responsibilities include preparation of the US Federal and State corporate and partnership income tax returns.

  • Perform basic processes related to preparation of Consolidated Tax Returns (including maintaining detailed workpapers)

  • Prepare Standalone Corporate State Tax Returns and related workpapers

  • Prepare Federal and State Tax Returns and maintain detailed work papers supporting tax returns

  • Assist in the preparation of the US quarterly income tax estimates

  • Maintain and update Joint venture book to tax basis reconciliation

  • Respond and address queries and request from Joint venture partners based on guidance provided by Senior Team members.

  • File federal and state tax returns using tax compliance software

  • Prepare fixed asset reports and reconciliation for smaller group and input data to fixed asset software

  • Prepare workpapers and calculate tax adjustment for quarterly and year-end provision

  • Calculate and reconcile US and non-US tax account roll forward reports

  • Assist with requesting information required for foreign quarterly provision process to include: ETR, GILTI & FTC calculations

  • Assist with updating the foreign provision workpapers as needed

  • Review foreign tax hierarchy and work with IT to ensure new business units are correctly setup/mapped in the Tax Compliance Software

  • Prepare annual tax residency application and submit to IRS

  • Respond to residency certification requests as needed

  • Assist with loading foreign pre-tax amounts in the Tax Provision Software

  • Reconcile amounts from Templates to Tax Provision Software to confirm completeness

  • Assist with developing audit ready files and gathering documents to support current year returns and provide IRS audit assistance as requested by Tax Planning Team

  • Gather support documents from business units and reconcile to the general ledger

  • Correspond with various state taxing authorities and assist in the resolution of state tax notices

  • Perform research on tax issues and other special projects

  • Analyze, review, sort and reconcile data from specific accounts to financial statement balances to ensure correct coding for tax return purposes and reported in the proper applicable legal entity

  • Assist in the quarter-end and year-end tax accounting reporting process

  • Assist when needed with adherence to department policies regarding managing, updating and ensuring the tax accounting quarterly and annual procedures and compliance with required SOX control objectives

  • Assist in gathering tax accounting information to help support the tax planning and audit teams

  • Assist with obtaining invoices needed for tax audits or missing information from the system

  • Escalate and analyze identified issues and concerns to the senior members of the team for timely resolution

  • Maintain current processes and incorporate documentation updates as required

  • Perform simple but varied tasks in compliance with service level agreement, process, policies, and procedures

  • Assess identified issues and collate documentation to assist in investigating and in resolving common and recurring issues

  • Support selected simple process improvement initiatives

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or equivalent courses

  • Completed Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), or equivalent program

  • At least 3 years of professional experience in a multi-national company, corporate environment, outsourcing, shared services or other similar models within Tax Preparation and Tax Analysis functions

  • Working knowledge of accounting and tax principles and prior tax return preparation

  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Experience in US Federal and State Tax Compliance is preferred

  • Exposure to large ERP systems, in particular Oracle, Hyperion and BCP experience is preferred

  • Experience with Corporate Tax and OneSource Tax Provision is preferred

Preferred Qualifications

Attributes:

  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate within a specific group of internal and external customers. (Communication)

  • Ability to maintain good customer relationship with the ability to proactively support customer needs and requirements. (Customer Service)

  • Ability to be thorough and meticulous in completing assigned tasks and identifying errors, duplicates, & discrepancies through defined methods. (Attention to Detail)

  • Ability to gather, integrate, validate, and analyze relevant data to develop resolutions, findings, and recommendations. (Analytical Thinking)

  • Ability to take prompt action and/or accept additional responsibilities to accomplish objectives (Initiative)

  • Ability to identify, assess, and resolve simple to moderate issues by following defined policies and procedures. (Problem Solving)

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Philippines

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 263464BR

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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