Sr Mgr State Tax - Sales Tax

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Mar 28, 2022
May 31, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.

Working within Tax, your mission will be to drive value-added work and support our core retail business goals. Our tax team focuses on all aspects of tax reporting including enhancing productivity and efficiency of core compliance through process and technology, monitoring tax risk and opportunities across all tax disciplines, engaging and educating Finance and the broader organization regarding tax considerations, and prioritizing team resources to support key work streams.

As a Senior Manager of Sales Tax, you will be responsible for various aspects of the sales and use and indirect tax functions. This role primarily leads the Sales Tax compliance and accounting processes which includes reviewing sales and use tax workpapers, payments, returns, and account reconciliations to ensure accurate and timely filings. In this role, you will lead a team of tax experts and advisors and support the growth, development, and cross training of team members. You will develop and implement work plans and timelines to proactively prepare for peak workload demands and uphold best in class business control processes and tax documentation to be used for tax and financial statement audits. You will also monitor tax legislative changes (both proposed and enacted) in order to quantify and communicate the impact to Target. In this role, you will leverage your strong communication and problem solving skills while advising internal business partners of tax implications and considerations of new business initiatives and partner to create solutions that will help Target grow.

Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • 6+ years of Sales Tax experience with an accounting firm or equivalent experience in a large corporate tax department
  • Undergraduate Degree in Accounting, Finance or related business area preferred
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of US GAAP accounting principles
  • Proven ability to effectively develop, manage, and inspire team members and work together as a team
  • Ability to investigate, strategize, and solve problems while working with ambiguity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience advocating for tax matters both internally and with external auditors and government officials
  • Proven tax technical research skills
  • Experience with Vertex and SAP, or similar tax software and general ledger system, and data analytics tools such as Alteryx, PowerBI, DOMO or other analytics software is preferred

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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