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State & Local Tax Manager

Date: Jan 26, 2023

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a State & Local Tax Manager to join our growing team.


Summary:  Jeld-Wen is currently seeking a motivated individual for the position of State and Local Tax Manager in the Corporate Tax Department.

The position requires a team player who is highly organized, responsive, and possesses the skills and experience to effectively work with the Corporate Tax Department to manage the Company’s state and local tax positions.   Primary responsibilities include identification and implementation of state and local tax planning projects as well as managing direct and indirect tax compliance responsibilities, tax accounting, and reporting requirements.  Position will work on multiple projects independently in support of Corporate Tax Department initiatives while producing accurate and timely results.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


  • Champion the development of tax strategies to support the company’s growth and business initiatives. by identifying, quantifying, and implementing applicable state and local tax strategies to create incremental effective tax rate and/or cash tax savings
  • Manage the preparation of accurate and timely filed state and local income, franchise, and sales/use tax returns with related workpapers that support the adjustments made and tax positions taken
  • Maintain a comprehensive state tax filing calendar.
  • Act as consultative advisor on all transactions, elements, and complex issues e.g., mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, equity investments, and divestitures.
  • Responsible for managing the state and local credit and incentive process.
  • Consult with finance and/or operations personnel throughout the Company’s North American operations surrounding inquiries on the treatment of transactions for sales and/or use tax purposes. 
  • Manage the preparation of the Company's quarterly and annual domestic income tax provision under ASC subtopic 740, focusing on state and local tax positions, adjustments, annual state effective tax rates for deferred taxes, state valuation allowances other attributes and uncertain tax positions
  • Prepare and analyze monthly state and local tax account reconciliations and cash tax payments as well as related financial statement disclosures
  • Review changes to tax fixed asset records under applicable state rules, prepare reconciliation and roll-forward of state tax basis, and assist in reconciling any basis differences
  • Assist in developing responses to inquiries/audits by various state and local taxing authorities and support document requests, responses and resolutions of tax examinations
  • Responsible for monitoring changes in state and local tax law, and evaluate the potential impact on the Company’s business and tax provision
  • Support the development of tax strategies related to the Company’s current business and any proposed business initiatives from a state perspective
  • Partner with other functional groups across the Company to effectively plan, quantify, and report the tax effects of business operations and accounting changes
  • Manage the tax department’s internal control processes in compliance with the Company’s Sarbanes Oxley policies and procedures.
  • Strong ability to utilize project management and accounting best practices to organize and prioritize tasks and the tasks of other tax team members.



Key Characteristics and Qualifications:

  • B.S./B.A. in Accounting or Finance (CPA preferred). 
  • Minimum of 5 years of corporate state and local tax experience.
  • Experience in State and local tax matters applicable to a U.S. based multinational company, including tax compliance, tax accounting and tax audits.
  • Ability to work independently on a day-to-day basis and work as part of team 
  • Experience preparing State and local income and franchise and indirect tax returns.
  • Basic understanding of ASC 740.
  • Proficient with MS Office products.
  • Experience using ERP systems (SAP preferred).
  • Working understanding of OneSource Income Tax Return and Tax Provision software or similar software tools is required
  • Experience with tax research software, e.g., CCH, BNA
  • Strong project management skills






Who We Are

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, JELD-WEN is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance interior and exterior building products, offering one of the broadest selections of windows, interior and exterior doors, and wall systems. JELD-WEN delivers a differentiated customer experience, providing construction professionals with durable, energy-efficient products and labor-saving services that help them maximize productivity and create beautiful, secure spaces for all to enjoy. The JELD-WEN team is driven by innovation and committed to creating safe, sustainable environments for customers, associates, and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe; and Corinthian®, Stegbar®, and Breezway® in Australia.


In 2022, Newsweek named JELD-WEN as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies.


What We Offer

Investing in People is one of our Core Values, we strive to attract & retain great people! As such, JELD-WEN offers competitive compensation & benefits packages. As a global organization, specific benefits may vary, however typically including medical & dental, generous leave policies, retirement program, etc.

Expected pay for this role is between $121,100.00 to $201,900.00 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.

JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.


JELD-WEN does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte