SunGard Tax Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Tax Manager

  • Job ID #:1607592

  • Functional Area:Finance

  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided:No

  • Travel Percentage:0

  • Primary Location:US-Georgia-Atlanta 1100 Abernathy Road-3974

  • Secondary Location(s):

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  • Education Desired:High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Experience Desired:At least 5 years

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Position Responsibilities\Requirements:

Job Summary:

Manages activities within area of expertise through individual contributors and/or managers to ensure all tax liabilities for multiple legal entities across multiple jurisdictions are met in a timely and accurate manner.


Develops, leads, manages and motivates staff.

Ensures the accurate and timely preparation and filing of federal, state and local tax returns as well as all other areas of tax compliance in adherence with applicable tax laws.

Develops policy, governance, and standards.

Administers budget.

Participates in strategy and business plan development.

Monitors staff performance, works with Human Resources on issues, works with employees to implement goals and document progress.

Maintains expert knowledge of tax laws, updates, and revisions and informs senior management of issues affecting FIS.

Reviews proposals for tax implications and recommends actions that meet business plans while managing tax liability.

Anticipates potential tax filing conflicts and resolves before returns are filed (i.e. acquisitions, fixed purchase option leases, etc.).

Manages schedules and performance standards within area managed.

Performs other related duties assigned as needed.


Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field from an accredited four-year college or university or an equivalent combination of education and experience as required for specific job level. Due to continual changes in tax regulations, continuing education is required.


Requires strong management skills

Ability to identify, address and resolves employee related issues Strong knowledge of federal, state and local income, use and sales tax concepts, practices and procedures for multiple entities in multiple jurisdictions.

Strong analytical, statistical, and problem solving skills

Ability to utilize judgment in decision making process and decisions related to job tasks

Ability to meet tight deadlines

Excellent skills in communicating ideas both verbally and in written form in a clear, concise and professional manner

Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management in an organized, professional manner·

Skill in productivity, planning, and workload management

Ability to design, document, and implement process improvements

Effective team building, coaching, and persuasion skills

Skill in negotiation regarding complex issues

Communicates ideas and/or position on a variety of issues both verbally and in written form in a clear, concise, and professional manner to employees and clients at all levels Entry level managerial role - manages the coordination of the activities of a section within the department with responsibility for results, including costs, methods and staffing. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals. Provides guidance to team members within latitude of established company policies and handles all employee-related issues (i.e. annual and interim reviews, goal setting and merit increases and if necessary employee actions). Escalates and works with Human Resources on employee-related performance issues to determine corrective action plans. Recommends changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect group. Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends. Follows processes and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Acts as advisor to team members in meeting schedules and/or resolving problems. Develops and administers schedules, performance requirements, and may have budget responsibilities. Typically requires a minimum of 5 to 7 years of tax management experience.

FIS™ is the world's largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions. FIS empowers the financial world with software, services, consulting and outsourcing solutions focused on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, trade enablement, transaction processing and record-keeping. FIS’ more than 55,000 worldwide employees are passionate about moving our clients’ business forward. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries, and our technology powers billions of transactions annually that move over $9 trillion around the globe. FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index.

FIS is a global leader in financial services technology, with a focus on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk & compliance, consulting and outsourcing solutions. Through the depth and breadth of our solutions portfolio, global capabilities and domain expertise, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 55,000 people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing, financial software and banking solutions. Providing software, services and outsourcing of the technology that empowers the financial world, FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index.

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FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available

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If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test and background check (including criminal record check)

ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

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