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Tax Associate, Federal

Job Number:  63532
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna Services of America (Troy Office)
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Troy, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

Work Style:  Hybrid



Job Number: 63532 
Group: Magna Corporate  
Division: Magna Services of America (Troy Office) 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: TROY 
Work Style: Hybrid 


About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

Magna is more than one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive space. We are a mobility technology company built to innovate, with a global, entrepreneurial-minded team. With 65+ years of expertise, our ecosystem of interconnected products combined with our complete vehicle expertise uniquely positions us to advance mobility in an expanded transportation landscape.


About the Role

The Tax Associate - Federal will assist Tax Managers and other department personnel with all aspects of U.S. Federal, multi-state income and franchise tax return compliance, accounting for income taxes, and special projects.

Your Responsibilities

  • Assist with data collection and the preparation of tax returns, including fixed assets, apportionment and calculating book/tax differences.
  • Prepare estimated tax calculations, account reconciliations, accrual to return adjustments.
  • Conduct tax research and assist in planning initiatives pertaining to Federal, State and Local income and franchise taxes.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual ASC 740 income tax provisions including deferred tax analysis, FIN 48 analysis, SOX compliance, related account reconciliations and financial statement disclosures as appropriate.
  • Support the tax audit function through preparation of audit-ready tax workpapers and provide other assistance as required.
  • Assist in maintaining appropriate internal controls over tax accounts and all aspects of the tax function.
  • Identify and implement improvements to tax department processes to increase efficiencies and reduce risk.
  • Responsible for working within time constraints, meeting deadlines, and providing timely updates to Supervisors on project status.
  • Demonstrate initiative by seeking opportunities and undertaking efforts to improve the tax department work product and services, learn the business, and build positive and productive working relationships with colleagues in other functional areas of the organization.

Who we are looking for

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • Academic and working knowledge of general US tax principals and ASC 740, including FIN48.
  • Proficiency with OneSource tax software, Checkpoint, Microsoft Office, Hyperion Financial Management.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and manage multiple projects in time-constrained environment.

Your preferred qualifications

  • Masters' degree in Taxation.
  • 2-3+ years of related experience.
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant).  
  • Working experience with analytical /visualization applications (Alteryx, Power BI).  

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans 
  • 401 (k) plan with employer matching 
  • An extensive training program and exciting internal development opportunities 
  • Cafe
  • Motorcycle and electric vehicle parking 

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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