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Federal Tax Manager

Remote (United States) Maplewood, MN

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with other curious, creative 3Mers.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military experience to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a U.S. Domestic Tax Manager, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Overseeing all aspects of 3M’s domestic tax compliance including tax accounting for temporary book to tax adjustments
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, ensuring the organization’s compliance with federal and tax regulations while identifying opportunities for tax optimization
  • Providing subject matter expertise on U.S. tax law relating to activities and operations throughout the tax life cycle (planning, reporting, compliance, and defense)
  • Engaging in strategic tax planning, partnering with the 3M Tax Planning Team to advise on U.S. tax consequences of M&A and planning opportunities.
  • Leading the preparation/review of complex calculations for quarterly tax provisions and communicating with internal stakeholders and external auditors.
  • Reviewing complex calculations for the U.S. return.
  • Reviewing drafted responses to inquiries, data requests, audits, and proposed adjustments received from the U.S. tax authorities to ensure timely and accurate responses while proactively identifying issues.
  • Working with other finance teams to ensure accurate financial reporting and forecasting
  • Monitoring and evaluating U.S. legislative and regulatory tax law developments, communicating to senior tax leadership
  • Leading and developing a team of tax professionals

Your Skills and Expertise 

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
  • Seven (7) years of experience in U.S. income tax in a public accounting firm and/or mid-size or larger corporate environment in a private, public, government or military environment 

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • CPA Certification
  • Master of Business Taxation
  • General understanding of ASC 740 Accounting and Reporting of Income Taxes
  • Proficient in use of Corptax software
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate complex tax concepts to stakeholders
  • Experience leading others and contributing on cross-functional teams
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Self-directed with a strong work ethic and energetic style; sets the example and creates an environment of high expectations

Work location: Remote in USA

Travel: May include up to 5% domestic

Relocation Assistance: Not authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Supporting Your Well-being 

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope. 

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Applicable to US Applicants Only: The expected compensation range for this position is $177,961 - $217,508, which includes base pay plus variable incentive pay, if eligible. This range represents a good faith estimate for this position.

The specific compensation offered to a candidate may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, the candidate’s relevant knowledge, training, skills, work location, and/or experience. In addition, this position may be eligible for a range of benefits (e.g., Medical, Dental & Vision, Health Savings Accounts, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Benefits, Life Insurance, Voluntary Benefits, Paid Absences and Retirement Benefits, etc.).

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Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M’s business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work.

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