Corporate Tax Manager

Corporate Tax Manager

Corporate Tax Manager

Hiring Organization:
Spirit AeroSystems

Contact Info:
Name: Kim Caccamise

More info:

Job Description:

Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia. The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Reports directly to Spirit’s Senior Tax Manager and manages 1 – 3 direct reports by providing leadership and expertise on corporate tax principles using company processes and policies
  • Demonstrate vision, promote teamwork, accountability and communication through coaching, constructive feedback and goal setting to drive results
  • Determines company tax policy; prepares returns, reports, and claims
  • Performs planning and consulting for U.S. federal, state, local, and international taxes in compliance with tax laws
  • Using company books and records, prepares and files excise, property, employment, value added, income, and miscellaneous tax returns, reports, and claims
  • Research tax laws, regulations, and case law to develop tax positions for the company
  • Resolves tax assessments and disputes through negotiation, appeals, or litigation
  • Coordinates and directs tax litigation
  • Develops and implements tax planning ideas and strategies by reviewing business transactions and legislation affecting taxes
  • Serves as the focal, or contact, for dealing with tax authorities
  • Provides tax direction and consulting to customers, suppliers, consultants, and cross-functionally to all levels of employees
  • Interfaces with tax and other governmental officials in the administration of tax matters
  • Coordinates with business and industry representatives to stay abreast of developing issues


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field
  • Minimum 8+ years combined public accounting or multinational tax department experience with primary focus in U.S. federal and state corporate income tax within corporate manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of accounting theory to ascertain potential tax ramifications of complex business transactions
  • Demonstrated ability to follow documented tax audit process, preferably in corporate and/ or in manufacturing
  • Excellent technical writing and editing skills, as well as strong verbal communication skills
  • Strong interest and aptitude for project management
  • Strong compliance orientation
  • Strong desire to create value within the role and responsibilities assigned
  • Strong organizational skills 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Management experience highly preferred
  • Aerospace Manufacturing accounting experience as well as knowledge of ERP/MRP systems is a plus 
  • SAP, Oracle EPM, OneSource Tax Provision, Corp Tax Compliance experience 
  • CPA license preferred
  • Demonstrated ability of supporting external corporate audits how to document the process and report to Team is a strong plus


Spirit AeroSystems 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, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

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