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Tax Manager, State Income Tax

Date:  Feb 23, 2021

Houston, TX, US, 77032

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Reporting to the Director-State & Local Tax, this Tax Manager position works in a highly collaborative environment, serving as the primary technical adviser on state and local income/franchise corporate income tax matters and company liaison to outsourced compliance provider.


Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Review state and local income/franchise corporate income tax returns, estimates and extensions prepared through by outsourced provider
  • Prepare return mailouts, JE postings, check requests, reconciliations, cash forecasting, etc.
  • Prepare and review state apportionment
  • Support and review quarterly state by state provision calculations
  • Exhibit considerable knowledge of ASC 740 and related tax accounting areas
  • Respond to state and local tax notices and requests from taxing authorities
  • Provide tax guidance/support to internal business units
  • Support tax research and planning matters
  • Identify and implement tax saving projects (including credits and incentives)
  • Assist controversy team with state and local income tax audits
  • Continuously improve department functionality, internal controls and efficiency
  • Responsible for special projects as necessary



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
  • CPA, MBA, MS in Taxation is highly desirable
  • 7+ years of corporate state and local income/franchise tax experience
  • Proficient in MS Office and Tax Software Applications (OneSource, RIA-Checkpoint, CCH), SAP experience a plus
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving ability, verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate initiative, teamwork and technical tax expertise
  • Display strong mentoring and training capabilities and the ability to develop personnel
  • Ability to work effectively in larger SALT team environment
  • Ability to clearly and concisely interface with all levels within the company


Job Requirements

  • Under broad direction, manages a tax technical field of responsibility within tax advisory, accounting, compliance and/or indirect taxes.
  • May manage multiple functions with a focus on geographical reporting.
  • May actively manage personnel, activities and deadlines in support of financial close process, account reconciliations and supporting financial pronouncements and tax technical research, as applicable.
  • Acts as company advocate and advisor in one or more substantive areas of tax law, whether by subject matter or geography.
  • Manages audit defense of tax positions taken, in addition to considering planning opportunities to optimize company’s effective tax rate and/or cash tax position.
  • Manages compliance with internal controls in their respective area.
  • Manages functions and responsibilities of staff and prepares/reviews technical memoranda in support of tax technical positions taken in financial statements and statutory tax filings.
  • Responsible for career development and coaching of personnel.
  • Requires an undergraduate degree in Accounting or related field and 7 years related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and competency.
  • Applicable professional certification preferred.
  • Must have thorough comprehension of prevailing statutory authority and its applicability to financial (general ledger) data.
  • Excellent personal communications skills and ability to work in team environment a must.


Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.



3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston, Texas, 77032, United States


Job Details

Requisition Number: 90803  
Experience Level: Experienced Hire 
Job Family: Support Services 
Product Service Line: Finance  
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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Compensation Information
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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