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Fortive Corporation Indirect Tax Manager in Everett, Washington

Are you ready to catapult your career to the next level? Fluke is seeking a self-motivated Indirect Tax Manager. In this role you will be responsible for tax planning and compliance activities within the Americas region with key deliverables to assist with timely compliance reporting, serve as internal expert to deal directly with customers and tax authorities on tax related matters, as well as assist with other corporate projects. The successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing, preparing, submitting tax reports, records and filings and supporting audit readiness. They will also have outstanding organizational and analytical skills to prepare for and meet tax reporting deadlines, have a passion for automation and lean a mindset.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of indirect taxation within the company and its subsidiaries, including planning, reporting and compliance.

  • Develop effective legal tax strategies to minimize overall tax burden of the consolidated group of companies and minimize overall costs associated with the tax function.

  • Ensure records, returns and related reports comply with all federal, state and local regulations.

  • Manage outside tax consultants and advisors.

  • Assist with internal audits relating to tax matters, external tax audits, and preparing guidelines and/or policies related to tax compliance.

  • Reconciliations of tax-related general ledger accounts.

  • Develop and implement process and/or technology improvements across Indirect Tax compliance.

  • Actively pursue continuous improvement through the deployment of Fortive Business Systems (FBS) tool.

  • Conduct sales and use tax research –tax rates, taxability, tax exemptions, etc.

  • Drive various special projects as assigned.

  • 6+ years of progressive work experience in a similar industry’s corporate tax department and/or a public accounting firm.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field (CPA, MBA or Master’s degree in Accounting/Finance preferred).

  • Experience in all aspects of indirect tax (e.g., compliance, controversy, tax accounting, process improvement, tax technology).

  • Strong knowledge of taxation relating to U.S. based multinational companies with focuses on manufacturing operations and research and development.

  • Advanced Excel knowledge.

  • Experience with Oracle, Vertex, Alteryx, and/or Power BI is preferred.

  • Strong analytical and communication skills.

  • Deadline-driven and self-motivated with an ability to work independently and as part of a fast paced, de-centralized global team.

  • Experience working with large data and championing and implementing process improvements.

  • Skilled in developing and analyzing tax planning and tax minimization strategies.

Fortive is a provider of essential technologies for connected workflow solutions across a range of attractive end-markets. The company holds leading positions in intelligent operating solutions, precision technologies, and advanced healthcare solutions. Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 17,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 50 countries around the world. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit: www.fortive.com.

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Fluke is leading the world in creating software, test tools and technology that will support customers today and in the future. We are a customer-obsessed market leader with a strong reputation for reliability, quality and safety.

A wholly owned subsidiary of Fortive Corporation (www.fortive.com), Fluke is a global corporation headquartered in the greater Seattle area. Driven by the successful Fortive Business System, Fluke offers the passion of a startup with the resources of a Fortune 500 company. We are focused on the growth of our individual employees, teams and the Fluke brand.

"The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail applyassistance@fortive.com to request accommodation."

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