Company Statement

For the last 80 years, EmblemHealth has been taking care of New York’s heart and soul, its people. Today, health care is more complex than ever. That’s why we’re at the forefront of change. We work alongside our customers to offer access to high-quality, affordable care, help navigate the health care experience, and make good health achievable; because everyone deserves to be taken care of. We deliver on our mission every day by living our values with our colleagues, members, clients and partners. It begins with caring and respecting all those we work with. We believe a culture of diversity and inclusion is vital to serve our unique and diverse customers. We seek for continues improvement and innovation and believe being agile and nimble is our advantage. We bring a strong sense of partnership to every relationship – internally and externally. The EmblemHealth family of companies offers competitive health, welfare, and retirement benefits as well as incentive pay plans and more.

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Execute multiple functions of the Tax Department (e.g., tax provision, compliance, reporting and planning). Provide input into planning and preparing strategy on an enterprise wide level. Work with the Tax Director to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local tax laws. Identify issues; provide recommendations for resolutions. Work with external consultants, advisors, etc., to ensure timely compliance on all tax matters. Provide guidance to other functional areas; serve as subject matter expert. Prepare documents/records for audits; ensure that all internal policies and guidelines are followed.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support in the preparation of annual and quarterly tax provisions and balance sheet presentation, along with any required footnote or MD&A disclosures for all public filings; manage tax filings.
  • Coordinate tax compliance services performed by outside providers.
  • Collaborate in the development of a tax compliance system to allow the internal preparation of federal and state corporate tax returns, quarterly estimates, and tax return extensions.
  • Monitor and update tax-related MAR documentation, control design, control testing, and remediation efforts.
  • Interface with outside tax advisors and Company management.
  • Assist with coordination of activities for external exams and reviews from IRS and other regulating entities.
  • Provide assistance and support with other tax-related matters as they arise (e.g., respond to tax inquiries by other departments in the company and inquiries by tax authorities); partner with other departments/LOBs as needed.
  • Perform independent research to maintain current with current/new/developing regulations and practices.
  • Provide input into the development and implementation of appropriate federal and state tax planning initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.  MS in Taxation is a plus
  • Certified Public Accountant preferred
  • 10+ years of relevant professional work experience (R)
  • 7+ years’ overall tax experience, including 3 years tax compliance experience at a public accounting firm and/or publicly traded corporation (R)
  • Experience working in the insurance industry (P)
  • Experience in working with external (regulatory) tax entities (federal, state, local) (R)
  • Experience in preparing for audits (R)
  • Knowledge of tax regulations (R)
  • Proficiency with Thomson Reuters OneSource Tax Provision and Tax Return software (R)
  • Proficiency with MS Office (word processing, spreadsheet/database, e-mail) (R)
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal, written, presentation, interpersonal) with all types and levels of audiences (R)
     

EEOC Statement

We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our workforce to create opportunities for our people and our business. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Sponsorship Statement

Depending on factors such as business unit requirements, the nature of the position, cost and applicable laws and regulations, EmblemHealth may provide work visa sponsorship for certain positions.

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