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Development & Manufacturing Tax Coordinator

Honda North America
United States, California, Torrance
1919 Torrance Boulevard (Show on map)
November 16, 2022
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Ohio-Marysville

Development & Manufacturing Tax Coordinator

Location: Torrance, CA or Marysville, OH

Grade: EX3

What Makes a Honda, is Who makes a Honda

Honda has a clear vision for the future, and it's a joyful one. We are looking for individuals with the skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals.

At our core is innovation. Honda is constantly innovating and developing solutions to drive our business with record success. We strive to be a company which serves as a source of "power" that supports people around the world who are trying to do things based on their own initiative and that helps people expand their own potential. To this end, Honda strives to realize "the joy and freedom of mobility" by developing new technologies and an innovative approach to achieve a "zero environmental footprint."

We are looking for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, continuous improvement values, and a strong work ethic to join our team.

If your goals and values align with Honda's, we want you to join our team to Bring the Future!

About this Position:

"Total quality mindset" and effective "corporate social responsibility" are two key corporate goals of AHM. This job contributes to these goals by enabling the Tax Department to accurately report and pay its tax liabilities to various tax authorities and to accurately report taxes for the benefit of internal and external stakeholders. This position enables AHM to meet its legal and regulatory requirements in order to be a "company that society wants to exist." The job is responsible for the highly valuable research and development (R&D) tax credit, as well other development- and manufacturing-related project, research, and compliance requirements, and is an important contributor towards departmental business plan themes. This position also involves leading tax technical projects related to Honda new business, new ventures, and organizational changes. This job will also assist on international projects as needed.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership and support to development & manufacturing activities, especially the R&D credit, which is a high-value, time-consuming, and extremely complex process that requires significant technical expertise, organization, and collaboration within Tax, Finance, outside advisors, and throughout the business (even at the plant level).
  • Review complete and accurate federal income tax returns, state income tax workpapers, quarterly income tax estimates and annual income tax extensions for AHM and/or AHM and Subs/Affiliates and other entities (e.g., foreign subsidiaries) as assigned by internal due dates, including Honda Motor deadlines. Assist with quarterly and year-end consolidated and/or separate company income tax provisions and schedules.
  • Complete other assignments by deadlines established such as: Research tax technical issues; Support international tax projects; Respond to tax notices; Assist in gathering information for IRS or state income tax audits; Maintenance of Tax Calendar and Assignment Listings.

Who we are seeking:

Required Work Experience:

  • 5+ years' work experience in a medium to large size CPA firm (min of 4 years must be in Tax) and/or tax dept of a medium to large size multi-state corporation.
  • Experience must include significant work on R&D Tax credit as well as preparing, reviewing, and supervising staff in the preparation of federal and multi-state corporate income tax returns
  • ASC 740 (GAAP) tax provision experience required. IAS 12 (IFRS) tax provision experience a plus.

Required Education:

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or related field
  • CPA, Masters in Accounting, Masters in Taxation, (preferred)
  • Continual technical education in statutory and regulatory environment

Desired skills:

  • Highly organized, works independently and reliably
  • Strong working knowledge of federal and multi-state income tax laws, regulations, and other guidance
  • Excellent financial accounting/reporting skills (primarily ASC 740 & IAS 12) and understanding accounting systems (SAP a plus)
  • Proficient in use of electronic tax research (Checkpoint) and tax preparation software (OneSource preferred) in addition to Microsoft applications
  • Competent communicator, both verbal and written. Able to lead others and manage projects effectively.

Additional Position Factors:

  • Workstyle: Hybrid (60% In-Office)
  • Travel: 10%

At Honda, you will play a key role in our journey to become a company that society wants to exist now, and in the future. Your endless curiosity will drive innovation and your courageous spirit will challenge the status quo. We believe having a workforce made up of diverse thinkers and innovators makes us a better Honda. Respect for each other and respect for diversity each and every day drives our associates to contribute at the highest level and work effectively in a team environment. We make the dream of mobility a reality with our innovative and high-quality products. Together, we Bring the Future to our customers, associates, and communities. We are Honda!

What differentiates Honda and make us an employer of choice?

Total Rewards:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Annual Bonus
  • Overtime Pay
  • Industry leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx)
  • Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, personal days
  • 401K Plan with company match + additional contribution
  • Relocation Assistance

Career Growth:

  • Advancement opportunities
  • Career mobility
  • Education reimbursement for continued learning
  • Training and Development programs

Additional Offerings:

  • Wellbeing program
  • Community service and engagement programs
  • Product programs
  • Free drinks onsite

Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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