CSC Holdings LLC
Long Island City, NY, United States
Executive, Manager, Accounting
\u003Cp\u003EAltice USA (NYSE: ATUS) is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, delivering broadband, pay television, telephony services, proprietary content and advertising services to approximately 4.9 million Residential and Business customers across 21 states through its Optimum and Suddenlink brands.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThe Director of Income Tax is primarily responsible oversight of the preparation and filing of AUSA’s corporate and partnership income tax filings, the management of all income tax audits, and partnering with the Accounting team to ensure efficient data collection and interpretation. This role also holds responsibility for seeking, analyzing, and implementing tax savings strategies. The position reports directly to the Senior Vice President – Tax. \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EIncome Tax Filings:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EOrganize, plan, coordinate and ensure preparation and timely filing of company’s corporate and partnership income tax return filings.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEnsure company complies with Federal, State and City income tax law in regards to income tax filing requirements, tax adjustments, disclosures, electronic filing requirements, state \u0026amp\u003B local adjustments and apportionment, etc.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EResearch and keep updated of new and proposed federal and state tax law changes, filing requirements and tax incentives. Plan, organize, coordinate and adopt current changes including increasing compliance demands of taxing jurisdiction such as the movement towards mandatory state unitary combined filing, reporting of uncertain tax positions, and less stringent nexus standards. Identify and quantify how proposed changes may affect the company. \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPlan, organize, coordinate and adapt compliance procedures to changes in organizational structures due to mergers, acquisitions, spinoffs, or sales of business units.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEnsure all income tax information is clearly and properly documented in tax workpapers in the event of an income tax audit.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEnsure timely filing and payment of income tax return extensions and quarterly income tax estimates for all above\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EContinuously look for ways to streamline tax return and workpaper preparation to become more efficient so that department has capacity to implement additional compliance activities and research tax saving strategies. Implement and communicate streamline strategies to department.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECoordinate annual Federal R\u0026amp\u003BD tax credit analysis including interviews with subject matter experts within the company and obtaining related financial information and support for the tax credit.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECommunicate and / or prepare documentation for tax workpapers and department detailing various tax issues to ensure uniform understanding of final agreed upon compliance procedures. (i.e. tax law changes, presentation of short period tax returns, history and tax law behind “unusual” tax events, how to file in new state combined returns, tax adjustment procedures, etc.)\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EIncome Tax Audits:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EProvide necessary documentation for IRS and state income tax audits\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EManage State \u0026amp\u003B Local audits: coordinate meetings, conduct research and exposure analyses, obtain financial or procedural information from other departments, and partner with auditors\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAnalyze final and proposed Federal and State audit adjustments and related effects on combined and stand alone state returns, liabilities and attributes.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAmend applicable state and local income tax returns resulting from audit adjustments or other changes.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003E \u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EAccounting for Income Taxes:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDay to day interaction, coordination and planning with Income Tax Accounting members on a wide range of issues\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EState Attribute schedules for all entities by state \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAnalysis of gross temporary differences by type and entity and assist with tax to accrual analysis.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvide KPMG with information to support company tax returns and deductions.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003E \u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EIncome Tax Planning and Tax Saving Strategies:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003E \u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECoordinate and review various cost saving strategies and analyses with outside consultants and subject matter experts within the company. Examples include: Research \u0026amp\u003B Development, Provisioning Costs, Software Capitalization, Repairs and Maintenance, Vacation Accruals, Prepaids, Deferred Revenues, Inside Wiring, Broadcast Rights on Multiple Dwelling Units, etc. \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EResearch various Federal, State and Local tax matters\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExposure and benefit analyses as needed\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003E \u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EManagement:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EMaintain Income Tax Compliance Filing Calendar for all Federal, State \u0026amp\u003B Local Income Tax returns including tax return due dates, taxing jurisdictions, extensions, quarterly estimate payments, and current tax return preparation status.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAssign to staff tax return preparation responsibilities and expected completion dates\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDay to day management assigned staff\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EResponsible for consolidated book to tax return (M\u002D1) schedule used for Federal Consolidation as well as FAS 109 tax to accrual.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvide software and education resources for staff including research platforms, tax software, and fixed asset software.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EMaster’s in Tax or equivalent preferred.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECPA certified.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E10 years professional tax experience, including domestic income tax compliance (both federal and state).\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESignificant experience with corporate consolidated returns, state combined and/or unitary filings.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAudit experience required.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EGeneral knowledge of Accounting for Income Taxes.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience in media/cable/entertainment industry a plus.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPublic Accounting experience preferred.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EStrong written/verbal communication and presentation skills.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to prioritize and act quickly with demonstrable judgment.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to effectively manage multiple responsibilities at once and prioritize without jeopardizing deadlines.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to work in a fast\u002Dpaced environment, demonstrated “speed to market” skills, and nimble to change direction.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECollaborative and team\u002Doriented.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProficient knowledge, with proven experience of Microsoft Office applications.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003EAltice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law \u003C/p\u003E\u003C/div\u003E,
CSC Holdings LLC
Website : http://www.cablevision.com/
Cablevision Systems Corporation is a leading telecommunications and media company with a portfolio of operations that includes a full suite of advanced digital television, voice and high-speed Internet services and valuable local media and programming properties.