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Manager, Tax Planning - Eden Prairie, MN

SUPERVALU INC. - Eden Prairie, MN

Job Description:

Job Overview:  

This position will be responsible for oversight and review of the U.S. consolidated income tax accounting and financial reporting for all SUPERVALU entities and related professional service arrangements. Ensures timely filing and payment of corporate federal, state and local income taxes, sales and use taxes, property taxes, franchise taxes, escheat liabilities and operating licenses. Works to minimize corporate tax liability through sound application of tax laws and regulations. 

Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

Oversight and review of income tax provision in accordance with ASC 740 and communicate key results to management and cross-functional teams; including performing detailed review of material items, complex issues, and risk intensive areas.

Oversight, drafting, and review of income tax footnote, disclosures, other quarterly close filings, and presentations of quarterly close results to management.

Collaborate with Internal Audit on SOX compliance initiatives including control and process improvement, etc.

Liaise with and provide responses to internal and external auditors during the quarterly audit cycle.

Perform as lead on special ASC 740 related projects including but not limited to M&A, special transactions, technical issues documentation, business process management, etc.

Monitor existing and emerging tax accounting issues under ASC 740, and SEC regulations, including researching and quantifying any impact to the company’s financial statements.

Manage the corporate team of professionals and outside Vendors in all aspects of ASC 740 preparation, review, and reporting.

Ability to research and communicate technical tax issues to Management, and prepare and maintain relevant and organized work papers and memorandum.

Identify and implement department process improvements: work with outside vendors and internal departments on tax technology development, improvement and implementation.

Works to minimize tax liability through sound and informed application of tax laws and regulations permitting alternative treatment of taxable items.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field with CPA required.

Masters in Business Administration, Accounting, or Business Taxation desirable.

Minimum 6 years work experience in public accounting or a tax department of a private company.

Extensive ASC740 tax provision experience in a National or Big Four public accounting firm or a Public corporate tax department desirable.

Technical expert in tax codes and tax law.

Possess advanced knowledge of ASC 740 and US Federal and state income tax rules desirable.

Must be able to prepare researched documentation to substantiate a position and present it in an appropriate manner to outside audit personnel.

Possess ability

to manage projects and lead discussions while

working with and through others to achieve desired results.

Highly disciplined and organized with the ability to work under strict deadlines in a fast-paced, collegial environment.

General knowledge of EDP applications and computer capabilities. 

Must have prior experience with personal computer spreadsheet, database, and document preparation applications.

Why Work for SUPERVALU? 

As one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the United States, SUPERVALU is dedicated to feeding our communities by providing innovative, customer-centric solutions. We deliver on that promise every day through a strong network of 30,000 talented employees who supply the best national brands and our own high-quality and affordable private label products to thousands of customers, and millions of consumers, nationwide. With a wide variety of services and industry leading expertise, SUPERVALU offers you the opportunity to shape the food industry through every stage of your career.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status.  SUPERVALU is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.  VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Location: Eden Prairie, MN

Company Profile:
SUPERVALU® is a grocery industry leader, serving customers through more than 3,400 owned, licensed, franchised and affiliated stores across the country. Our roots are in supply chain and wholesale distribution; in subsequent years we’ve grown to include traditional and hard discount grocery retail formats. Today we proudly provide millions of customers with the best products on the shelves: national brands and our high-quality and affordable private label products. Superior service, engrained in our culture, sets us apart from the competition and provides the experience our customers expect.