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United Technologies Corporation Associate Director, Risk Management, Audits & Controversy in Farmington, Connecticut

Job ID: 01333802

City: Farmington

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Finance, Corporate Careers

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Date Posted:

2019-07-09-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

OT999: 1CP - Farmington, CT One Carrier Place, Farmington, CT, 06032 USA

At Otis, we move billions of people every day. How? Through our talented team of more than 68,000 employees who are passionate about what we do and what’s next. From our foundation of excellent products (escalators, elevators and moving walkways) to our next chapter of digital transformation, this is a great time to join us as a Risk Management, Audits & Controversy Associate Director, based in Farmington, Connecticut. This role involves managing and overseeing tax controversy for Otis, including the development and maintenance of processes to proactively assess and mitigate global tax risk across the tax life cycle.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Supports federal and state tax audit and monitoring of controversy matters, including responses to information requests, evaluation of proposed adjustments, and defense of un-agreed tax positions in examination, appeals and litigation proceedings, as required

  • Provides support and monitoring of non-U.S. audit and controversy matters

  • Supports the identification, assessment and reporting of FIN48 tax reserves globally for the company

  • Collaborates with tax compliance and planning groups in the management of tax risk, including the preparation and/or review of key tax return disclosures (e.g., Schedule UTP and Reportable Transactions)

  • Prepares advance audit files and records management policies

  • Researches matters of tax procedure

  • Performs general tax research and analysis in support of various corporate functions, including the Executive Compensation/Human Resources, Legal, Payroll and Real Estate groups

Education/Certifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in tax, accounting, finance or a related discipline is required

  • An advanced tax degree or CPA is preferred

Basic Qualifications

  • 8 – 10 plus years of experience in the sophisticated tax practice of a large corporation, law firm or accounting firm

  • Experience in managing tax audits and controversies

  • Ability to adapt to frequently changing priorities and identify possible resolution

  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a cross-functional team

  • Ability to understand complex tax concepts and apply business facts

  • A good knowledge of U.S. taxation of international transactions

  • Ability to recognize key issues and effectively communicate those to management and service providers in an articulate and concise manner

  • Some knowledge of non-US tax systems a plus

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including an ability and desire to communicate, collaborate and coordinate with others throughout the Tax, Legal and Finance organizations

  • Good business judgment and creative problem-solving skills

  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and meet deadlines

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • A desire to work with others and share responsibilities in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of tax systems in the Americas, EMEA and Asia a plus

Otis, a United Technologies company, is the world leader in reliable, efficient and technologically advanced elevators, escalators and people-moving systems. Our revolutionary Gen2® elevators, energy-saving ReGen™ drives and NCE “green” escalator have clearly set the industry standard for innovation, safety, and performance. More than 2.4 million Otis elevators and escalators are currently in operation throughout 200 different countries. We are proud to have a global team that continues to rise to the challenges of a fast-moving company. Together, the people of Otis are creating new ideas and opportunities by collaborating across time zones, geographies and cultures. So just imagine where we can take you!

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Qualification:

United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

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