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Tax Accounting Manager

Requisition ID: 17201 

Job Function: Accounting (40000019) 

About Whirlpool Corporation:         


Whirlpool is the industry leader in the manufacturing and marketing of home appliances.  Whirlpool is a global company and markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Bauknecht, Consul and other major brand names in more than 170 countries around the world. 


Whirlpool is a company that creates innovative solutions and products to meet consumer needs.  As a result, we have been recognized as one of the world's 100 most innovative companies by Business Week magazine and the Boston Consulting Group.  Additionally, Whirlpool Corporation was ranked among the Top 20 Innovators in Consumer Products by The Patent Board and has been consistently ranked as one of the Top 20 Companies for Leaders by Hewitt Associates and Fortune magazine.


Our unique business strategy provides us with an unmatched leadership position and ability to build and sustain loyalty to our brands.  Our strategy allows us to move with greater speed to better serve our trade customer and end consumers around the globe. 


Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Tax Accounting Manager opening to join our Finance organization. 


Day to Day:     


The Tax Accounting Manager role has primary responsibility for:    


This role is responsible for supporting the quarterly global income tax provision close process to ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP standards.  The role provides the opportunity to collaborate with global tax department staff in analyzing issues related to ASC 740 and FIN 48.  Additional responsibilities include assisting in the global effective tax rate forecasting process and analysis and maintaining and development of tax provision process internal controls.                                           



What you will do:                                            

  • Support quarterly income tax provision close process, including consolidation of regional tax provision reporting packages                               
  • Assist in forecasting the global effective tax rate and analysis                     
  • Ensure global GAAP and SOX compliance, assist in evolving design of all tax accounting internal control processes                            
  • Prepare annual form 10K footnote and 10Q disclosures                
  • Assist in resolving complex tax accounting issues                             
  • Quarterly tax accounting journal entries and account reconciliation's                       
  • Manage cross-function and cross-regional collaboration                               
  • Prepare effective tax rate and tax account analysis in support of the quarterly earnings releases                              
  • Responsible for special projects as assigned       



What you Need to Succeed:                                      

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting              
  • 5+ years corporate tax and/or public accounting experience     


Preferred qualifications:

  • CPA and/or Masters in Tax preferred                    
  • Understanding of ASC 740, Accounting for Income Taxes and FIN 48, Accounting for Uncertainty in Income Taxes                            
  • Good communication skills                         
  • Proficient user of MS Excel                         
  • This position requires execution of Whirlpool's Non-Disclosure and Non-Competition Agreement.   



Endless Opportunities:        


Whirlpool has big plans for the future, just like you. We understand that it takes preparation and hard work to get there. So, we offer challenging purpose, ownership of your role, great teams, and tools to build your capability. In our performance-based setting, you can take your career in exciting new directions - and as far as you want to go. 





Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 97,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. We stay true to our philosophy that says good business begins by not following but leading. Our brands and products help people make the most of time so they can focus on making the most of moments that matter. At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
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