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Ecolab Inc Senior Manager, Federal and State Tax in St. Paul, Minnesota

The Senior Manager, Federal and State Tax will be responsible for managing all aspects of the U.S. income tax compliance. This position will manage a co-sourcing engagement with an outside firm to prepare a complex US federal income tax return in addition to working with the internal ASC 740 team to support the quarterly and annual SEC reporting for income taxes. You will manage the state corporate income and franchise tax compliance while collaborating with the outside firm preparing the returns and the ASC 740 team on related state tax matters. In addition, you will manage the IRS and state income and franchise tax audits. As part of this role, you will have related responsibilities around estimated tax payments and federal excise taxes. What You Will Do: Manage the engagement between Ecolab tax and service teams from outside firms working on the federal and state income tax return compliance and related projects to ensure timely reporting of accurate returns. Direct the work of an outside firm hosting the tax depreciation software by ensuring proper data is provided from the Ecolab fixed asset accounting team and by reviewing the output. Manage two senior associates assisting with data collection, state tax controversy and other federal and state related tasks. Collaborating with accounting, treasury and supply chain finance teams to ensure an accurate understanding of tax sensitive accounting for reserves and similar topics. Lead the IRS examination by coordinating with various subject matter experts in tax and outside of tax as required to supply information to the exam team. Provide guidance on state income and franchise tax matters and manage outside firms providing support on an as needed basis for state tax audits Team with the tax planning, ASC 740, transfer price and outside firms to ensure appropriate elections and statements are timely filed. Facilitate the data collection and related reporting for employee related benefits, use of the corporate plane. Support the overall internal control standards Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field 8 years of experience in Federal and State Tax Compliance Immigration sponsorship not available for this role Preferred Qualifications: Experience with similar role in comparable company or with an accounting firm preparing returns for clients Embraces and manages change, as well as an effective communicator to management and staff in team and one-on-one meetings, driving continuous improvement and standardization Proven track record of working closely with various groups within a corporate structure including accounting, business units, treasury and others in tax People leader with effective training and motivation skills Proficient with accounting methods, managing a depreciation process and familiar with state filing and addback provisions Understanding of how tax planning is incorporated into the return process, how to defend on audit and collaborate with others in tax to achieve departmental goals Background in domestic planning around federal credits and accounting methods #LI-Hybrid Benefits Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families.to see our benefits. If you are viewing this posting on a site other than our Ecolab Career website, view our benefits at jobs.ecolab.com/working-here. Covid-19 Vaccine Notice Due to local mandates and customer requirements, applicants for certain customer-facing positions must be fully vaccinated (which in some situations requires a booster if eligible), unless a religious or medical accommodation is requested by the applicant and approved by Ecolab. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Ecolab will provide reasonable accommodation (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with our application process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require accommodation assistance in this application process, please visit the Recruiting Support link in the footer of each page of our career website. Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran. In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.