Senior Manager State Tax

Altria Client Services

Richmond, Virginia

9/17/2019 4:25:27 AM





Are you ready to apply your corporate tax experience within a Fortune 200 company, a company with a rich tradition of success, built on a foundation of iconic brands and poised to move boldly into the future of the dynamic consumer packaged goods industry? If so, Altria may be the place for you.

We're looking for a Senior Manager of State Tax Law to join our Corporate Tax department in Richmond, VA.

If you’re up for the challenge, you’ll be responsible for ensuring the highest degree of accuracy, timeliness and accountability while leading state tax audits and tax planning. You’ll have the opportunity to provide senior management with advice and counsel on all areas of state tax matters, including audits, transactional, transfer pricing and legislative.

This is what you'll do to help us succeed:

•Use your expertise to lead state tax audit activities, including analyzing facts and legal issues, developing positions, drafting written communications with auditors, representing the company in meetings with auditors, and maintaining audit files.

•Use your analytical skills to assess risk and make recommendations on complex state tax issues concerning proposed acquisitions, dispositions, reorganizations and other business transactions.

•Use your communication skills to share analysis results via written memoranda and oral presentations.

•Diversify your experience by supporting the State, Local/Direct, Excise and Federal/International tax groups with research and analysis

•Help to analyze, communicate and interpret the business impact of federal and state tax law changes, new regulations, and court decisions.

•You will oversee the amended state return process due to the closure of an IRS audit.

•Use your knowledge of state tax law to review and prepare state tax returns as necessary.

Specific Skills

Does this describe you?

•A Juris Doctorate degree, with an LLM and/or financial accounting experience preferred.

•A minimum of two years of experience with a consistent track record of contribution and accomplishment in the field of taxation. State tax experience preferred but not required.

•Excellent oral and written communication skills.

•Demonstrated knowledge of current tax law and regulations.

•Agility to adapt quickly to shifting priorities.

•Comfortable working independently as well as in teams.

•Well-developed analytical skills.

•Comfortable meeting deadlines, conducting research and reporting information.

•Willing to accommodate occasional travel and overtime during peak periods.

•Able to efficiently handle multiple assignments/projects simultaneously, often under strict time deadlines.

We are a Fortune 200 company, proud to call Richmond, Virginia our home. Our companies – which have been the undisputed market leaders in the U.S. tobacco industry for decades – include some of the most enduring names in American business: Philip Morris USA, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, and U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, the maker of Copenhagen and Skoal. We also own John Middleton, manufacturer of Black & Mild cigars and Nat Sherman, a super-premium cigarette and cigar business.

We complement our total tobacco platform with Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, a collection of distinctive wine estates and maker of Chateau Ste. Michelle, and our significant equity investment in Anheuser-Busch InBev – the world's largest brewer.

Learn how our employee goal is to develop high performing and engaged employees who will help us take on big challenges and continue to deliver superior results in the future at Our Employees.


Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class.

Richmond, VA - Virginia


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