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University Tax Manager

Company: The Rector & Visitors of the University of Vir
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The University of Virginia Financial Operations organization seeks a University Tax Manager. The Tax Manager is responsible for managing the University's overall tax compliance program to ensure adherence to state, federal and international tax laws. The University Tax Manager reports to the Director of Financial Operations and is responsible for managing a wide range of tax compliance responsibilities, including state and federal unrelated business income tax (UBIT), tax-exempt bond compliance, state sales and use tax, and international tax compliance issues such as VAT. This position includes responsibility for all three components of the University: The University's Academic Division, Medical Center and College at Wise. A successful candidate would exemplify uncommon integrity, honesty and be a trusted partner, living the core values of the University. They should display great judgment and analytic skills and support the goals of both the department and the University. This position requires both independent initiative as well as an ability to fully engage in team collaboration on both administrative duties as well as functional skills and overall process improvement.Responsibilities:Overall Institutional Tax Compliance: Manages overall institutional tax compliance, including adherence to all local, state and federal tax laws.Serves as a resource for Payroll, Accounts Payable and Student Financial Services on unusual tax questions related to income/FICA Taxes and 1099/1098-T issuance.Answers miscellaneous tax questions from operational units.Unrelated Business Income Tax: Compiles the University's annual income tax filing (Form 990-T).Monitors and reviews activities within University units to ensure compliance with federal and state UBIT laws.Perform research on University revenues to ensure accurate reporting of income on the Form.Consults with University tax counsel on any novel UBIT issues.Multistate Registrations and Reporting: Manages business registrations exemptions in foreign states.Assists Director with state nexus research and related compliance initiatives.Serves as a resource for the State Accountant responsible for handling states sales tax filings.Tax-Exempt Bond Compliance:Responsible for compliance with bond covenants limiting private business use.Conducts the University's annual private use survey and compiles results into an annual Private Use Report.Responds to VCBA counsel requests for private use analyses of state bond-funded facilities.International Tax Compliance: Serves as a resource for the Foreign National Tax Analyst on unusual tax questions.Assists the Director in evaluating potential foreign permanent establishments.General Responsibilities: Accompanies and represents Director in meetings with University departments.Works collaboratively with other members of UVA Finance.Assumes responsibility for special projects.Knowledge of state and federal tax laws and regulations.Ability to use web-based statutory and regulatory resources to research tax matters.Demonstrated ability to work with a complex environment with multiple stakeholders.Demonstrated organizational and time-management skills.Demonstrated competency with standard office software suite.Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of professional individuals.Ability to exercise appropriate judgment in making decisions related to tax matters.A strong focus on providing excellent customer service. Exhibit a high level of attention to detail, analytical acumen, intellectual curiosity, and creativity.Excellent technical skills - able to adapt and learn new technologies and solutions quickly.Manage multiple efforts while working under pressure to meet or exceed deadlines.Analyze data to draw business-relevant and objectively determined outcomes.Required/Preferred Qualifications:Experience: 5 years of relevant experience required. Experience in corporate taxation, preferably in a nonprofit environment preferred.Education: Bachelor's degree required, Advance degree in tax or law preferred.Computer Applications: Excel, Word, Office 365, Workday (HCM or other) required.Physical Demands: This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.Required Interpersonal competencies:Communicator: Written and verbal communications are clear, responsive, timely, and professional; has a high level of professionalism, with discretion and good humorCollaborator: Establish and maintain highly collaborative and effective working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds; engender trust and credibility among stakeholdersStrategic Vision: Ability to provide leadership, strategy, and vision to technical and operational units. Understand individual and team connection to the UVA and UVA Finance vision; able to assemble disparate pieces into a coherent and meaningful planTeam Builder: Hire and retain great people, valuing and respecting diversity in people, opinions, and experiences; work well in formal or informal teamsExcellent judgment. You have the rare combination of being able to make quick decisions with your gut and measured decisions with your head. You can pull on your strong analytical abilities or your instincts at the right times to make the right judgment call.You take ownership. You constantly seek opportunities to optimize processes and improve efficiency. You're communicative and comfortable working with and through a range of different people and builds relationships quickly.You are resilient and flexible. You seek out direct feedback and see every challenge as opportunity to grow.You are thoughtful and intentional. You always think steps ahead. Before asking questions, you prepare your own answers, even if they are just first draft thoughts.You are resourceful and practical. You are able to take different kinds of input, quickly and effectively sort out action plans.You are a big picture thinker. Despite all the details that you manage, you constantly "helicopter up" to see the big picture to help inform your thinking and prioritizationDemonstrated capacity for discretion and for handling confidential information with careAnticipated Hiring Range: $75,000 to $90,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience.For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Daniel Strong, Senior Academic Recruiter, at This position will remain open until filled.APPLICATION PROCESSPlease apply through Workday, and search for ''University Tax Manager". Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, title, relationship, email address, and telephone number) all into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile.The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Keywords: The Rector & Visitors of the University of Vir, Charlottesville , University Tax Manager, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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