Manager Property Tax Job at Luxottica – 3.6 Dallas, TX
Brand: Luxottica (LoA Corporate)
Dallas, TX, US, 75234
Requisition ID: 712627
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information
Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.
In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, and Target Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.
Supporting over 4,500 retail stores in North America, a career in our retail headquarters allows us to stay in touch with the end customer and use their ever-changing behaviors and preferences to shape our offerings of the best eyewear and services.
The Indirect Tax Team is responsible for the design, implementation, and defense of Indirect Tax strategies and positions. The Property Tax Manager will play an integral role in supporting the North American Indirect Tax function. This position will take a hands-on approach in actively managing all aspects of personal property taxes, real estate taxes, and unclaimed property. The position will also be responsible for related accounting functions as well as resolving audits and inquires by taxing jurisdictions. The Property Tax Manager must be an excellent collaborator with finance and real estate business partners as well as third-party service providers. This role will have responsibility for 1-2 direct or indirect reports (tax professionals).
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages compliance with applicable unclaimed property, real and personal property tax laws.
Monitors changes in tax laws that impact our business in the US and Canada and timely communicates related effects to business partners.
Oversees the timely completion and payment of all required property tax and unclaimed property filings.
Manages outside service provider with respect to personal property tax compliance activities.
Verifies and authorizes tax payments ensuring they are accurate and timely.
Reviews and reconciles monthly posting of tax payments and journal entries for accuracy.
Develops annual budget analysis and maintains monthly accruals and forecasts cash flow.
Manages property tax audits and leads negotiations with auditors to timely resolve issues.
Proactively identifies and communicates pending property tax increases to finance partners.
Ensures compliance with internal controls for property tax and unclaimed property activities.
Develops and defends positions in negotiations and before taxing authorities.
Collaborates with third parties to maximize potential tax reductions through appeals and protests.
Responds to inquiries raised by internal customers and taxing jurisdictions.
Drives process improvements to further automate processes to improve accuracy and create efficiencies.
Assists with sales/use tax projects and/or compliance activities on an as needed basis.
Assists with special projects as assigned.
Mentors and trains direct and indirect reports.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
Minimum of five years experience in public accounting and/or private industry working primarily in indirect tax
At least one year of supervisory and/or management experience
Experience in audit defense and appeals
Software Skills Preferred: SAP, MS Suite, Alteryx, IDEA
Excellent time management and organization skills
Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
Ability to work with cross functional teams and proactively seek solutions and suggests improvements
Ability to use technology in order to gain efficiencies
Self-motivated, business savvy, integrity and team player
Research and analytical skills a must
CMI/CPA designation preferred
Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 (be sure to provide your name and contact information so that we may follow up in a timely manner).
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law. Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.
Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth
Job Segment: Manager, Management
About the Company
Company: Luxottica – 3.6
Company Location: Dallas, TX