Job-ad-number:  MER0000BD0

 

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About Us
Mercedes-Benz USA, headquartered in Atlanta, GA is responsible for the sales, marketing and service of all Mercedes-Benz and Maybach products in the United States.  In our people, you will find tremendous commitment to our corporate values: 'PRIDE = Passion, Respect, Integrity, Discipline, an
d Execution'.  Our products and employees reflect this dedication.  We are looking for diverse top-notch individuals to join the Mercedes-Benz Team and uphold these hallmarks.

 

Job Overview
To assist Federal & State Income-Tax Supervisor in complying with all federal and state income-tax laws as well as IFRS Accounting Practices and internal financial reporting requirements. Ensure compliance with federal excise tax laws, recovery of VAT from German taxing authorities, preparation of responses to income tax notices and inquiries from federal and state taxing authorities, and, compliance with Internal Control requirements, including maintaining necessary tax procedures and policies.

 

Responsibilities:

·   Request, review, and analyze financial and tax data in order to prepare clear, coherent, cogent and timely responses to federal and state taxing authorities. Maintain database of all income-tax inquiries from taxing authorities as well as responses and adjustments made.

·   Ensure accurate preparation and timely submission of all tax returns required by U.S. federal and state income-tax laws, including corporate income and excise taxes and ensure said returns are compatible with Daimler North America Corporation Office of Tax Affairs requirements.

·   Ensure accurate preparation and timely submission of income-tax calculations required for periodic financial forecasts.

·   Maintain and monitor Internal Control System requirements and compliance testing for Tax Department

·   Prepare amended state and federal income-tax returns consonant with audit settlements.

·   Perform extensive federal and state tax research as required.

·   Ensure all forms of compensation and fringe benefits are reported in accordance with current law. Monitor, research and properly report employee fringe benefits.

·   Ensure VAT is accurately and timely recovered from German Tax authorities

 

Qualifications

Education

Bachelor’s Degree (accredited school) with emphasis in:

·   Accounting

·   Master of Science in Taxation preferred

 

Licenses / Certifications:
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred

 

Must have 2 – 4 years (total) of experience in the following:

·   Accounting

·   Administration

·   Processing

·   Finance

 
Proficient Knowledge of internal controls, recording and reporting of financial transactions, including the origination of the transaction, its recognition, processing, and summarization in the financial statements.

 

Proficient Knowledge of administrative procedures, process/project development, and system procedures.

 

Proficient Knowledge of processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques in order to achieve maximum efficiency.

 

Proficient Knowledge and understanding of the implications of key financial indicators and controls and assessing impact of financial information.

 

Proficient Knowledge of processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques in order to achieve maximum efficiency.

 

Additional Skills

Thorough knowledge of the US Internal Revenue Code, State and Local tax laws
Thorough knowledge of GAAP and IFRS accounting principles
Must have working knowledge of Internal Control requirements
Requires strong interpersonal and communication skills.

 

Additional Information Job Band – D Band
Must be able to work flexible hours/work schedule
Work Holidays when required
Work weekends when required

 

EEO Statement

Mercedes-Benz USA is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that appreciates and leverages the diversity of our team.  We provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, age, national origin, religion, marital status, veteran status, physical or other disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

 

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