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Golder Associates Senior Tax Specialist LATAM in LAS CONDES, Chile

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

We are looking for a tax and accounting expert to manage and facilitate the accurate preparation and filing of our company’s state and federal tax forms for the six countries we operate in the region. The ideal candidate is a team player who creates and implements tax plans and works with the accounting and leadership teams to identify opportunities for process improvement and potential areas of risk.

The Tax Expert will ensure compliance with state federal and international tax law through a series of systems and system controls that are designed to ensure accurate, timely reporting. They will monitor current and impending changes to tax regulation and make the appropriate updates to policies and strategies. The ideal candidate is single minded in their pursuit of ensuring compliance and achieves this goal through optimizing reporting procedures and driving the successful function of the tax team. It should be able to show his or hers international experience working with taxes in two or more countries in the region (LATAM).

Responsibilities for a Senior Tax Specialist.

  • Facilitate and manage the preparation and review company federal tax returns and the accurate, timely filing of all tax forms.

  • Ensure accurate, timely filing of consolidated federal, state and local income tax returns and other business related filings.

  • Find and implement opportunities for process improvement in company tax procedures.

  • Develop and implement strategic tax planning for all necessary federal and state taxes.

  • Plan for and develop overall return calendar and coordinate timing and inputs with tax team.

  • Maintain effective control procedures over all aspects of the tax process. • Manage and facilitate IRS income tax audits: preparing responses, creating schedules, etc.

  • Monitor legislative and regulatory tax law developments, communicate the effects of these developments to management and the tax team and create strategies to capitalize on changes to taxation legislation.

  • Provide support with various internal audits and special tax related projects. • Review tax returns and quarterly/yearly tax projections.

  • Manage and mentor members of tax team to greater levels of effectiveness and engagement.

Qualifications for Senior Tax Specialist

  • Extensive individual/corporate/partnership tax knowledge

  • Strong accounting, analytical, and research skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong knowledge of tax code, compliance and procedures for corporations. • Familiarity with Chilean Tax Legislation, as well as the legislation in Peru and knowledge of the legislation in other countries in the region (for example Brazil)

  • Strong experience with a variety of tax operations and ability to drive process improvements.

  • Strong ability to utilize project management and accounting best practices to organize and prioritize tasks and the tasks of other tax team members.

  • Ability to work well independently as well as the ability to work well with stakeholders and communicate the benefits of tax initiatives.

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • We are looking for a candidate with 10 years of experience in a tax Senior Tax Specialist role / Tax Manager or public accountant role and at least 2 years of experience in a management role. • Strong skills and experience with Word, Outlook, Excel, QuickBooks.

  • Familiarity with SAP, or others.

  • Fully Bilingual

Competenciesand attributes

  • Ability to meet deadlines; accomplish work in order of priority; professionally maintain composure and effectiveness under pressure and changing conditions

  • Abilityto engage, inspire, and influence people

  • Stronginterpersonal, presentation and communication skills

  • Teamplayer

  • Proactive

  • Solutionsfocused

  • Empathetic

  • Englishlevel (Upper Intermediate)

  • Spanish(Intermediate)

Your benefitsat Golder will include:

  • Competitivebenefits and remuneration packages

  • Optionto purchase shares in Golder (According to company programme)

  • Employeeowned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepenyour expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovativeand collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • Onthe job training, mentoring and coaching

  • Globalprojects and travel opportunities

At Golder weoffer:

  • Employeeowned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepenyour expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovativeand collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • Onthe job training, mentoring and coaching

  • Globalprojects and travel opportunities

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder at video. We invite you to join our LinkedIn community where you can stay in touch of our latest news and the roles we are recruiting for in Latam and the world.

Golderis committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to allindividuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout therecruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request(Law 20.422)

Title: Senior Tax Specialist LATAM


Other Locations: PE-LIM-Miraflores

Requisition ID: 19002393