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Senior Tax Manager

Date: Jun 18, 2019

Location: White Plains, NY, US, 10606

Company: Bunge

Bunge Limited (, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 32,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed; produces edible oil products for consumers and commercial customers in the food processing, industrial and artisanal bakery, confectionery, human nutrition and food service categories; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.

Position Summary

The objective of the position is to assist the Senior Director Tax Operations to (1) enhance the tax reporting expertise for Bunge and (2) manage the quarterly and annual global income tax accounting close process, (3) provide tax accounting training and support to the regions, and (4) assist in tax special projects involving US & Non-US technical analysis, modeling of book and cash tax consequences of international tax planning strategies, and project management and execution support for implementation .  


The focus will be on improving the global standardized tax reporting process, assisting in the quarterly and annual close process, providing tax accounting training and support, and managing special global tax projects.


Core Functions

Assist in managing the quarterly & annual global income tax reporting including but not limited to FIN 48, deferred tax assets and liabilities, valuation allowances, SEC tax footnotes and disclosures, Sarbanes Oxley controls as they relate to income tax reporting and management reporting.  Assist in the preparation of analysis of ETR and related footnotes and provide tax accounting training and support the regions.


Assist and manage tax special projects, including effective tax rate and cash tax planning analysis, liaise with outside advisors overseeing the annual transfer pricing documentation compliance process, assist in transfer pricing planning initiatives and engage in research, transaction modeling and project management.


•    Operative understanding of tax cycle from planning through audit
•    Comprehensive understanding of the impact of US and foreign taxes on the financial statements
•    Experience with the tax accounting impact of complex tax transactions
•    Experience managing a large, global income tax provision process
•    Ability to model tax impacts of transactions
•    Understanding the impacts of differing tax laws and principles in multiple countries on transactions
•    Basic understanding of tax systems capabilities
•    Passion for understanding processes and continuous process improvement
•    Problem solving skills involving disparate sources of data
•    Experience with financial transactions a plus
•    Ability to communicate (oral and written) complex tax topics to an audience with limited tax background
•    Curiosity and passion for understanding complex facts, distilling into written and analytical forms


Skills/Experience Requirements 

•    Undergraduate or advanced degree in accounting. Advanced tax degree or law degree would be a plus.
•    6-10 years of experience with ASC 740 and tax planning in a large, multi-national, corporate tax or accounting firm environment 
•    Preferably CPA certification
•    Good interpersonal skills, including ability and desire to communicate, collaborate, and coordinate with others throughout Finance organization
•    Self motivated, able to work independently and under pressure, i.e. sense of urgency
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Good business sense and creative problem solving skills
•    Willingness to engage in a broad range of activities necessary to support the tax planning function


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

Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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