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Tax Manager

Gillig Corporation
Livermore, CA 94550
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GILLIG LLC is the largest and most dependable manufacturer of Heavy Duty Transit Buses in North America. Our customers are in all 50 states, and include cities, counties, transit districts, universities and major private fleet operators. We are headquartered in Livermore, CA.


The Tax Manager position is responsible for all aspects of federal, state and local tax filing requirements, as well as payments for income taxes, sales and use taxes, excise taxes, property taxes and other regulatory requirements. This position reports directly to the Assistant Controller within GILLIGs Finance Department and is responsible for managing a Tax Accountant.


Preparation of federal and state income tax workpapers and supporting documentation, working closely with the Companys tax firm on accumulating data and tax return preparation, performing detailed/primary reviews of all tax returns and processing tax payments, quarterly estimates and extensions
Conducting tax research, tax planning and other federal tax projects.
Communicate and work closely with company ownership and their advisors on income tax returns and strategies as the company is structured as an LLC and treated as a partnership for tax purposes
Manage and oversee the tax accountant responsibilities over for all aspects of state and local sales and use taxes, franchise taxes, property taxes, excise taxes, business licenses, dealership registrations, etc.
Manage all federal and state audits and inquiries
Formulate, recommend and implement tax strategies
Responsible for all other regulatory requirements inclusive of ERISA and Department of Labor 5500 filings
Reconcile all tax balance sheet accounts
Prepare and review monthly journal entries and other supporting schedules for inclusion in the Companys monthly financial reporting package
Participate in the budgeting and forecasting processes
Develop tax accountant knowledge and skill set for career progression
Support CFO and Assistant Controller with accounting projects and analysis as assigned
Performs other duties as required

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor work visas now or in the future


Minimum of 5-7 years income tax experience; partnership and state income tax experience preferred
BBA/BA or higher Degree in Accounting or Finance required
CPA required
Previous Management experience preferred
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook required
Strong analytical and technical skills must be able to model business requirements and prepare "what-if" analyses.
Ability to act quickly in situations of ambiguous direction or change of direction
Good verbal and written communication skills
Ownership skills demonstrating initiative and drive
Excellent organization and time management skills
Teamwork skill set and ability to build impactful working relationships with both internal and external customers and business partners


Start time 6AM OR 7AM
Occasional overtime
The pace is usually steady
Working environment is office environment
Regularly required to sit, stand and walk


After 130 years, GILLIG holds strong to its family values and focus on its employees and customers. Our motivated and dedicated employees have a passion for quality and customer satisfaction.

We are committed to building buses that connect communities, eliminate congestion, and contribute to a greener environment.

Our Company pride is exemplified by the thoughtful design and quality craftsmanship present in every GILLIG bus. GILLIGs steadfast focus on quality and unwavering commitment to exceptional customer service sets us apart from our competition.

In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, GILLIG has a longstanding commitment to provide a safe, quality-oriented and productive work environment consistent with the standards in which the company operates. Drug abuse poses a threat to the health and safety of GILLIG employees and to the security of the company's equipment and facilities.

For these reasons, GILLIG is committed to the elimination of drug and alcohol use and abuse in the workplace. All applicants must pass a drug test before beginning work.

GILLIG offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including 100% company-paid premiums for medical, dental and vision for employees and their families. Other benefits include a unique 401k profit-sharing plan.

GILLIG is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Posted: 2020-11-19 Expires: 2020-12-21

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