Tax Senior Manager / Director

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-327354
    • Job Location: San Diego, CA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 07/15/2021
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Radford Job Code: 03084-03085
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Job Description

Kratos is looking for a Tax Senior Manager/Director in the San Diego, CA area.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) develops and fields transformative, affordable technology, platforms, and systems for United States National Security related customers, allies, and commercial enterprises.

At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with discipline. We work hard, and take care of our customers, employees and families. Recognized as thought leaders in our industry, we are motivated by creating and delivering innovative solutions to our nation and global customers. We proactively build trusted relationships with our peers, partners and customers, and take ownership for our actions—always striving to do the right thing.

Kratos offers medical, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance, 401(k) savings plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and more.

The Tax Director will manage Kratos’ tax activities. This role leads the daily tax operations and implementation of process and procedures to maintain an effective internal control environment that ensures all tax records are accurately prepared and timely.

• Oversee all global direct and indirect taxes, including income, sales and use, property, and consumption-based taxes
• Ensure timely and accurate income tax, property tax and sales tax filings.
• Manage the preparation and review of annual and quarterly income tax provision calculation and all relevant SEC financial statement disclosures.
• Develop and implement strategic global tax planning.
• Conduct tax research and work on projects to optimize the Company’s access to and use of credits, deductions and exemptions that minimized tax burden and reduce the Company’s effective tax rate and cash taxes.
• Maintain effective control procedures over all aspects of the tax process.
• Manage relationships with external tax service providers and other consulting resources.
• Coordinate and review of transfer pricing reports and documentation, including annual requirements and review of new transactions.
• Assist with correspondence and management of all federal, state and international tax audits.
• Assist with tax related matters of M&A, treasury, and other initiatives or ad hoc projects, on an as needed basis.

This position has direct supervisory responsibilities.

Experience and Skills

• In-depth knowledge and experience in US GAAP and tax accounting (ASC 740)
• Deep knowledge of US tax laws, rules and regulations and an appropriate understanding of indirect and international tax matters.
• Possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the Essential Job Functions, including computer skills.
• Maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by company and government requirements.
• Communicate and interact effectively with peers, supervisors, and public, including maintaining respect for others, and following company policies.
• Have a willingness and ability to learn and utilize company technology for company required purposes, including, for example training, reviewing and signing policies and procedures, benefits enrollment and changes, and more.
• Effective written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

• Requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience in U.S. tax activities, international preferred.
• Requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance Master's degree in Taxation, CPA preferred.

• Office environment.
• Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time.
• Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, mouse, phones).