ABB Group
State Tax Manager
At a glance
Location: US-NC-Cary Map
Posted: 11/16/2021
Closing: 12/15/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
ABB Group
Job description

State Tax Manager

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

Working in this position in the finance team in CFO Functions in Cary, North Carolina, Partner with other domestic income tax manager(s) to accurately and efficiently manage state compliance process for ABB.

Reporting to the Country Tax Manager, you will be actively participate in, manage and/or create value-add initiatives which reduce ABB’s U.S. effective tax rate. Support tax accounting, tax audit, M&A, and international tax efforts undertaken by the North American tax function.

Your responsibilities

  • • Communication: Responsible for timely and efficient communications with State Tax Director for areas of responsibility
  • • Areas of responsibility include: Staff Development, Directly supervise and coordinate activities of staff members, Develop bench strength for succession
  • • Compliance: Coordinate and manage all aspects for completion of state income tax returns and quarterly estimated payments, Responsible for continuous improvement in the efficiency of gathering and quality of data utilized
  • • Tax Accounting: Review level accountability for all state income tax inputs into quarterly tax provision
  • • Responsible for state income tax balance sheet accounts, Monitor & forecast state ETR, Assist with M&A/divestiture activities
  • • Tax Controversy: Manage inventory of state income/franchise examinations, Responsible for effective tax notice system
  • • Research & Planning: Identify situations for tax optimization, Lead special projects, Research and document ad-hoc issues

Your background

  • • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and 5 years of relevant tax experience
  • • Masters in Tax-preferred
  • • Federal and state income tax experience
  • • Ability to interface and communicate effectively with all types of people and disciplines
  • • Solid writing and presentation skills
  • • Strong analytical skills
  • • Tax law research skills
  • • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US


  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program

More about us

Global Business Services (GBS) is ABB’s shared services organization which delivers operational and expert services in Finance, Human Resources, Information Systems, Legal, Global Travel Services and external Customer Contact Centers. With employees based in five main hubs and front offices, GBS provides mainly Business services to ABB teams across the globe as well as supports with external customer inquiries.

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State Tax Manager