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United Technologies Corporation Associate Director, Tax Planning in Farmington, Connecticut

Job ID: 01332538

City: Farmington

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Finance, Corporate Careers

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Date Posted:

2019-07-03-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

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

Here's your opportunity to join Otis, with its more than 160-year legacy of providing the world’s most reliable, efficient and technologically advanced elevators, escalators and people-moving systems. We’re on the brink of becoming a standalone, publicly traded company and are looking for a Tax Planning Associate Director, based in Farmington, Connecticut, to join our global family. The position is responsible for working with an existing team to assist in planning and implementing strategies to reduce the company’s effective tax rate, assist business development with tax issues related to mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and address tax issues raised by Otis’ business unit operations.

  • Essential Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Foreign and Federal Tax Planning

  • Works with a team to plan and implement strategies to reduce the company’s effective tax rate

  • Aligns tax optimization strategies with business objectives

  • Models and executes strategies

  • Responsible for assisting business development with M&A

  • Structures buy-and-sell deals from a U.S. and international tax perspective

  • Conducts due diligence on targets

  • Teams with Business Development, Legal and Accounting

  • Addresses tax issues raised by operations

  • Understands the business objectives of operations

  • Anticipates Foreign, Federal and State income and transaction-tax issues raised by operations

  • Researches and works with outside advisers, as necessary, to understand the tax consequences of issues and proposes alternatives to minimize taxes

  • Supports Foreign, Federal and State tax-reporting activities

  • Supports Foreign, Federal, and State tax-audit activities

  • Education/Certifications

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

  • CPA is preferred

  • Advanced tax degree (JD or MST) or interest in pursuing an advanced degree (company-funded) is preferred

  • Basic Qualifications

  • Ten-plus years of related tax experience

  • Strong understanding of International and Federal tax laws and regulations

  • Working knowledge of major non-US tax systems

  • Strong understanding of tax issues related to M&A

  • Good tax-modeling skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including an ability and desire to communicate and collaborate across functions

  • A good business sense and creative-problem solving skills

  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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

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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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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