Tax Manager

Baltimore, MN
United States
Job Description

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.


CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Corporate Tax group. We are looking for a Tax Manager to work with tax department staff members to manage processes and projects involved in meeting company income tax accounting and compliance responsibilities. You must possess a sense of customer service and interpersonal skills including a high level of integrity, respect for all individuals, written and verbal communication skills, and critical and analytical thinking skills. A balance of income tax accounting and technical skills, highly developed analytical skills, and proven managerial skills are essential.


  • Manage all U.S. federal and state income tax accounting, reporting and analysis, including tax accruals and deferred taxes, tax returns, and analysis/planning associated with these functions.

  • Manage and work with a team of tax professionals in fulfilling income tax accounting obligations including all reporting requirements under ASC 740, quarterly and annual income tax provisions, maintenance of the company's inventory of deferred tax assets and liabilities, and quarterly and annual tax footnote disclosures.

  • Work with external financial auditors to ensure proper financial statement reporting for income taxes.

  • Play a highly critical role in effective tax rate planning including projecting and modeling.

  • Make decisions regarding various aspects of FIN 48 - Accounting for Uncertainties in Income Taxes, including review of tax position memos and FIN 48 requirements.

  • Manage the OneSource platform for income tax provision preparation and tax return preparation.

  • Develop and maintain critical relationships between the Controllers organization and Treasury, Legal, and Operations to ensure Tax has a well-informed view of the business developments. 

  • Ensure professional development of income tax employees including the development of their core competencies including technical, analytical, and project management skills.

  • Assist the Corporate Tax Director with identifying and implementing domestic and foreign tax planning opportunities in an effort to minimize both GAAP and cash taxes.

  • Assist the Corporate Tax Director with analyzing the income tax impact, accounting and reporting aspects for all material transactions.

  • Assist with research and writing internal reports on various tax topics.

  • Assist the Corporate Tax Director with coordination of federal and state income/franchise tax audits.

  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.

  • 8 years of tax accounting experience with an emphasis on ASC 740 and FIN 48 to include:

    • Interpreting and implementing the concepts of the FASB's standards for Income Tax Accounting under ASC 740 and analyzing and reporting uncertain tax positions under FIN 48

    • Partnership and Corporate Federal and State Income Taxation Compliance

    • Implementation and ongoing maintenance of income tax accounting provision software packages in a highly complex legal entity organizational environment

    • Managing complex processes, projects, and programs

    • Analyzing and recommending appropriate strategies and accounting treatment of routine and complex financial transactions

    • Supervising teams of tax professionals including specifically delegating technical projects, motivating teams of employees, communicating technical and administrative issues, mentoring employees, and developing employees

  • Extensive and practical knowledge of complex transactions, internal controls, current GAAP, financial reporting principles and SEC regulatory requirements.

Additional Qualifications

  • CPA or Master's degree in Taxation

  • Experience in Income Tax in Big 4 public accounting firms and Fortune 500 corporate tax departments

  • Experience with OneSource provision and compliance software

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.