The Tax Accounting Manager will provide specialized tax services, leveraging expertise related to complex investment structures. In addition to managing tax work, this position is responsible for research and analysis to support long-term planning, reporting, and decision-making. This role will report to the Director, Tax and Financial Planning.
Reporting and Compliance
Manages day-to-day tax work and tax compliance; responsible for coordinating others to gather data from necessary sources, maintaining supporting analysis and documentation, and timely filing all returns.
Analyzes data to support complete and accurate investment reporting for tax, leveraging technology solutions and applying investment expertise to complex investment transactions and structures.
Oversees payroll reporting including review of annual and quarterly payroll tax filings, staff support, and coordination with other functions.
Monitors changes in tax requirements and implements necessary changes.
Responsible for recurring tax activities, including accounting for taxes and assessing tax eligibility of grantees.
Research and Planning
Researches and analyzes technical issues, both tax and general accounting, with a focus on complex investment structures and derivative positions.
Responsible for current and long-term planning through models, forecasts, and other analyses to support compliance with regulatory requirements, enhance operational efficiency and inform decision-making.
Performs tax due diligence on new investments and strategies, including program-related and mission-related investments.
As an integral member of the Finance team, provides support as needed including general accounting, investment accounting, staff training and development, and related reporting.
Provide back-up support to investment accounting, including investment fund valuation analysis and other core tasks.
Partners with finance leadership to identify and implement process improvements for tax and other processes (as assigned).
Leads compliance monitoring activities for selected internal controls, including periodic testing as needed.
Develops and executes project implementation plans reflecting organization values and objectives, leveraging strong project management skills with a sensitivity to change management opportunities.
Assists in managing and developing high performing staff with capabilities to deliver on organization requirements.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance with 6+ years of job-related experience. “Big 4” experience or comparable industry experience required. CPA preferred.
Strong understanding of tax reporting for institutional investments required.
Experience in non-profit tax planning preferred.
Strong technical knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite Excel.
Solid analytical, problem solving, and planning skills with excellent attention to detail.
Exceptional interpersonal skills, a collaborative style, a commitment to service and an ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
Ability to interface well with internal and external business associates in a highly professional manner and to maintain the highest level of confidentiality in both internal and external relationships.
Less than 10%
Required to sit for long periods of time
Extensive use of computer, keyboard and mouse
Bend to file or retrieve documents
Occasional light physical effort required
Ability to lift and carry up to approximately 30 pounds
The above statements are not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of the position; rather, they are intended to provide a general framework of the requirements of the position. Job incumbents may be required to perform other functions not specifically addressed in this description.TO APPLY
Qualified candidates should apply via our online application system by visiting www.macphilanthropies.org/careers
Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of all identities, experiences, orientations and communities to apply.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies
Based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies (MACP) was established through the generosity of Margaret A. Cargill, a granddaughter of the co-founder of Cargill, Inc. MACP encompasses two grantmaking entities, Margaret A. Cargill Foundation and Anne Ray Foundation, whose collective assets place it among the 10 largest philanthropies in the United States.
The organization’s grantmaking supports work in seven domains: Animal Welfare, Arts & Cultures, Disaster Relief & Recovery, Environment, Quality of Life, Teachers, and Legacy & Opportunity.
To provide meaningful assistance and support to society, the arts, and the environment.
The cultural aspirations of MACPS are to be humble, compassionate, respectful, honest, professional, ethical, and mindful of the importance of carrying out the philanthropic work as envisioned by Margaret A. Cargill. This is a culture where teamwork is critical, learning is ongoing, and decisions are made thoughtfully.