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Title:  Indirect Tax Manager

Job ID:  61550
Country:  USA
City:  Teaneck
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Teaneck, NJ, US, 07666


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Position Purpose
Indirect Tax expert to handle the complete indirect tax management of U.S. group of entities JTIUSA, JTIDF, JTINA, PTID, USAT, and Logic. Capable of managing all customs aspects of import and export processes, including but not limited to TIB, Drawback, first sales, and origin management. Also familiar with excise at both a federal level as well as at state level. Accountable for timely and accurately filling of the periodic excise tax returns and reporting of indirect tax provisions. Handle indirect tax audits and requirements with governmental authorities as the first point of contact. Monitor current and impending changes to indirect tax regulations and ensure the business is continuously compliant.

Responsibilities and Requirements  

  • The Indirect Tax Manager is accountable for the indirect tax position of a U.S. group of entities, including JTIUSA, JTIDF, JTINA, PTID, USAT, and Logic. All in coordination with the Regional Customs & Excise Director.  



  • Coordinate and control import and export processes, including but not limited to: Actively managing TIB procedures concerning an outsourced consignment manufacturing procedure
  • Actively manage drawback process incl reconciliation and submitting request
  • Manage origin ensuring U.S. production meets origin requirements in relevant FTA's; manage F.G. imports and related first sale compliance.


Tax Compliance

  • Setting up and maintaining indirect tax governance in line with JTI global standards. Actively pursuing improvements and efficiencies of IDT-related processes & procedures.
  • The preparation, including supporting files, and filing of periodic indirect tax returns for all entities, e.g. excise tax, sales and use tax, where applicable in coordination with external tax firms;
  • Handling (including preparation) of indirect tax audits and other tax requirements with governmental authorities.;
  • Actively managing Indirect Tax refunds and outstanding receivables of all entities.


Actively engaging with internal and external business partners

  • To ensure customs & excise aspects of operations are continuously considered and improved where possible.
  • Stimulates and establishes good working relationships with internal and external business partners, including customs authorities, tax consultants, customs brokers, and a 3rd party consignment manufacturer.


Local Indirect Tax Developments 

  • Is accountable for proactively monitoring and following up on U.S. indirect tax developments and trends that impact the U.S. business;
  • Supports the business to ensure that the relevant changes to processes and procedures in the supply chain are implemented in compliance with IDT legislation;
  • Assists in broader U.S. business development activities


Enjoy a competitive salary commensurate with the experience and responsibility requirements.
Excellent employee environment with a competitive benefits package including:

  • Annual Performance based Bonus  
  • Annual Merit Increase  
  •  Healthcare  
  •  Dental + Vision
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Paid Time Off  
  • Paid family leave benefit
  • 401k Plan + Company Contributions  
  • Life Insurance  
  • Disability 
  • Tuition Assistance


JTI offers equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

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