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Tax Manager - SALT

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Date: Sep 9, 2021

Location: Chesterfield, MO -Missouri, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Position Summary:
Responsible for the timely reporting, quality, and consistency of Bunge North America’s state and local income and indirect taxes.   Work involves management of compliance, reporting, planning, and controversy concerning SALT in the United States.  It involves managing of multiple projects and initiatives at once, building support and networking inside and outside Bunge, and mentoring of staff and supervision of outside service providers such as accounting firms.   It also involves promoting the role of SALT in decision making at Bunge through building partnerships with various stakeholders and upholding organizational and professional ethical standards while working independently under general direction with extensive latitude for initiative and independent judgment.
Core Functions:
•    Assist in preparation of various compliance workpapers.
•    Review income and franchise tax returns and other state and local tax returns.
•    Review of all state and local indirect tax returns.
•    Research and consult on various state and local tax matters. 
•    Utilize tax-related software to prepare, review and process returns. 
•    Respond to inquiries from tax authorities. 
•    Review of documentation and related SALT workpapers for accuracy.
•    General responsibility for supervising SALT engagements.
•    Maintain a good working relationship with management and staff at all levels to gather information and       provide tax services. 
•    Work closely with business partners to promptly resolve tax issues.  
•    Gain understanding of operations, processes, and business objectives, and apply that knowledge to support regional business activities.
•    Attend professional development and training sessions on a regular basis. 
•    Maintain awareness of industry trends and governmental regulations. 
•    The candidate will use their expertise in accounting and state and local tax compliance to meet the tax requirements of Bunge and support regional business needs. 
•    Minor travel will be required. 
Skills/Experience Requirements
•    Bachelor's or Master's degree or equivalent in Accounting or Tax, CPA strongly preferred. 
•    7 plus years of experience at a Big 4 accounting firm and/or corporate tax department of a multinational organization. 
•    Proven work experience as a tax manager, including excellent knowledge of tax accounting, tax compliance, and all types of tax returns. 
•    Strong knowledge of relevant GAAP, particularly ASC 740. 
•    Demonstrated ability to perform complex analyses and discuss the outcomes with various levels of management. 
•    Strong communication skills, with an ability to interact with team members at all levels of the organization, as well as an ability to articulate tax technical explanations in generally understood terms. 
•    Considerable knowledge of industry and related state regulations and laws.
•    Extensive skill in project planning and management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines.
•    Considerable skill in negotiating issues and resolving problems.



Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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