Textron State and Local Tax Manager in Providence, Rhode Island

State and Local Tax Manager



Textron is one of the world’s best known multi-industryglobal companies including product offerings in aerospace and defense,specialized vehicles, turf care, fuel systems and tools and testequipment. Textron is recognized for itspowerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, E-Z-GO, Arctic Catand many more. As a global company witha worldwide presence supported by 35,000 people in more than 25 countries - talentis a top priority. We are committed tobuilding world class teams and developing core competencies while providing greatgrowth and career opportunities.

The Company is currently searching for an experienced taxprofessional to fill the Tax Manager position in our Domestic Tax Team with afocus on state and local income taxes. Thisrole represents a great opportunity to become a member of a dynamic taxdepartment comprised of highly-skilled and motivated tax professionalscommitted to providing team members with challenging and diverse tax workexperience. This position reports to the Director Tax Audits and Compliance asa member of the Domestic Tax Team and involves coordination of Company’s taxreporting requirements related primarily to state and local tax returnpreparation and review, financial statement reporting for income taxes (ASC740), state and local audit support for the Company , development of staffmembers, research related to complex state and local tax issues and specialproject work.


  • Review of complex corporate state and local income tax returns including unitary state tax returns

  • Review of quarterly estimate and extension calculations and payments

  • Review of documentation to support state tax adjustments and state tax credits

  • Assist reporting team with tax provision inputs

  • Responsible for various special projects related to items such as the state implications of Tax Reform, Section 382 and state NOL carryovers

  • Research enacted and proposed legislation and prepare research memoranda, written correspondence/guidance, and other documents as necessary to support conclusions

  • Coordinate with other tax department team members on state and local audit defense

  • Provide internal tax advisory services and assist in tax planning projects

  • Participate and lead in implementation of state and local tax compliance process improvement initiatives

  • Direct, manage, develop, and mentor Domestic Tax Team staff members and assess performance through formal periodic reviews and informal feedback



  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills coupled with the ability to use these skills to make quality decisions in a timely manner

  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of the fundamentals of accounting based on US GAAP, ASC 740, consolidated tax return regulations, and multi state tax concepts

  • Advanced communication skills as evidenced by clear, effective communication and taking responsibility for understanding others

  • Highly developed project management skills as evidenced by experience managing tax compliance requirements, related processes, and organizing people and activities to complete a project

  • Demonstrated advanced working knowledge of separate company and unitary state tax compliance including state tax forms, schedules and disclosures required with the ability to apply this expertise to the business environment

  • Must be comfortable dealing with ambiguity, new ideas, perspectives, strategies and positions

  • Able to develop and articulate vision and support leadership in development of strategy and execution

  • Experienced with Excel and compliance software


  • BS in Accounting

  • Proven experience in a corporate tax environment or public and private industry experience. Prior public accounting experience helpful.

  • CPA and/or MST preferable

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location US-Rhode Island-Providence

Recruiting Company Textron Inc.

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Manager with Direct Reports

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 266722