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Tax Manager, Research and Planning

Date:  Nov 15, 2022
Location: 

Denver, CO, US (United States)

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont (www.newmont.com) is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont's core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.

About this role

What you will be responsible for?

Coordinate the tax research and planning function, merger and acquisition activity, and tax restructuring function for the department. 

Your role will consist of

Here is a snapshot of what your day to day will look like:

•    Coordinate collection of information for and implementation of tax planning ideas and global project pipeline with other corporate departments, as well as with the Company’s international administrative and operating units.
•    Coordinate with Director, Global Tax to initiate, coordinate and serve as a primary control and advisory liaison for all departmental interactions with Treasury, Accounting and Legal departments with respect to cross-border movement of cash, dept instrument construction, currency denomination, interest rate determination, legal entity journal bookkeeping and/or elimination, and foreign currency exchange events.
•    Interact with cross-discipline employees and consultants involved in project acquisitions and divestitures; understand the merchant banking, legal, accounting, treasury and management goals and constraints of the Company, while articulating the ramifications and importance of tax to the proposed transactions.
•    Coordinate the preparation of, review and maintenance of transaction binders for all transactions requiring documentation in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.
•    Ensure that all components of US tax research and pertinent international tax analysis is accurately and timely detailed and shared with the Tax Compliance and Tax Accounting departments to adequately support future US tax positions.
•    Summarize recommendations of comprehensive worldwide tax analysis on merger and acquisition alternatives.
•    Monitor and analyze tax legislation developments in the U.S. and work with regional tax personnel on developments in other operating jurisdictions.
•    Reinforce and support the department’s goals, objectives and philosophies in interaction with other corporate disciplines, including merchant banking, legal, treasury, accounting, and business planning, as well as with the Company’s international administrative and operating units.
•    Ensure the timely completion and approval of direct reports’ performance evaluations and annual goals, including the inclusion of individual continuing education plans for training and technical expertise.
•    Assist in identifying and coordinating global corporate tax risk and global tax planning opportunities.
•    Advise in the protection of the interests of the Company in all cross-border tax matters.

Additional responsibilities

•    Minimize the Company’s exposure to multiple tax jurisdictions and tax assessments by analyzing the effect and interrelationship of international operations on the Company’s US status.
•    Coordinate the research and advise on the international components of proposed company transactions as they relate to US tax account provisions, valuation allowances, foreign exchange positions and long-term tax liability accounts.
•    Research US and international tax consequences, and provide a comprehensive worldwide tax analysis, on merger and acquisition alternatives.
•    Review international components of proposed company transactions as they relate to US tax account provisions, valuation allowances, foreign exchange positions, and long-term tax liability accounts.
•    Interface, in an advisory capacity, with members of the Company’s capital, legal, treasury, accounting, and business planning groups.
•    Minimize the Company’s exposure to multiple tax jurisdictions and resulting tax leakage by analyzing the effect and interrelationship of international operations on the Company’s US tax status.
•    Conduct the long-range tax planning, legal entity structuring and sensitivity analyses to minimize the Company’s overall tax position, cash taxes and worldwide effective tax rate.
•    Research emerging tax issues, communicate findings and recommend actions for tax savings and tax mitigation opportunities.
•    Regularly review the Company’s organizational structure to eliminate superfluous and/or administratively costly legal entities, especially in conjunction with or as an aftermath of mergers, acquisitions and business combinations.
•    Work with finance teams to ensure that transfer pricing policies are fully understood and applied.
•    Take an active role in cross-training, developing, mentoring and disseminating information to all tax managers and staff on a regular basis.

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Your training, skills, and experience checklist

Here is what we would need to see from you!

Education:

•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Tax, Business, or related field with 5 to 8 years of tax experience with emphasis in tax research.
•    CPA required.
•    MS, JD, and/or LL.M. degree highly beneficial.

Skills and Abilities:

•    Strong tax accounting skills with proficiency in US GAAP, tax compliance, corporate consolidated returns, state tax returns and exposure to international tax compliance.
•    Excellent analytical, organizational and project management.

Working conditions and location

Where you will be located!

•    The position is located in the Denver corporate office with a hybrid schedule of onsite and remote work 
•    Position may be required to travel to and assist other domestic and international sites. 
 

The salary range offered for this role is $100,640 - 132,000. The salary range is tied to the Colorado market for jobs performed in Colorado. The salary offer to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, training, and/or experience.  The salary offer will not be based on a candidate’s salary history at other jobs, and by law, Newmont will not seek information about salary history, and candidates should not share such information with Newmont.   

This role will be eligible for participation in a discretionary annual bonus program, pursuant to which an employee may be awarded a percentage of their salary based on the company’s performance and their own individual performance. 

Newmont offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package to support physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing. This role will be eligible for the following benefits:  Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; health savings accounts; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; short and long-term disability; 401(k) program with company match; pension; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); adoption assistance; dependent scholarship program; tuition reimbursement; paid holidays and paid time off; paid family leave; matching gifts; and discounts on home, auto and pet insurance.  All bonuses and benefits are subject to the applicable eligibility and program/plan terms and may be modified or terminated at Newmont’s sole discretion.

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live. With the wide availability of vaccines in the United States, if you are offered this position, you will have to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine prior to being hired.  This requirement will be subject to an exemption process, as required by law.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.


Nearest Major Market: Denver