Tax Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 512052-623505
    • Job Location: Plano, TX
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:


Ribbon Communications is a company with two decades of leadership in real-time communications. Built on world-class technology and intellectual property, the company delivers intelligent, secure, embedded real-time communications for today’s world.  The company transforms fixed, mobile and enterprise networks from legacy environments to secure IP and cloud-based architectures, enabling highly productive communications for consumers and businesses.  With 64 locations in 27 countries around the globe, Ribbon’s innovative, market-leading portfolio empowers service providers and enterprises with rapid service creation in a fully virtualized environment.  The company’s Kandy Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) delivers a comprehensive set of advanced embedded communications capabilities that enables this transformation.  To learn more, visit

Position Title:   Manager Tax

Location: Plano, TX

Position Summary:

This position will report to the Sr Director Tax.  This position will be responsible for managing the global tax provision and 10-Q / 10-K SEC reporting.  The position will also assist with US tax compliance, and tax planning issues. 

  • Responsible for the quarterly and year-end tax provision and 10-Q and 10-K SEC reporting

  • Apply GAAP, ASC 740 and FIN 48 standards to comply with all reporting requirements

  • Responsible for overseeing and documenting all domestic SOX controls

  • Monitor changes in federal, state and franchise tax laws to ensure all enacted laws are timely and accurately reported in the quarterly tax provisions

  • Research various tax issues and prepare technical memos

  • Responsible for global cash tax forecasting

  • Assist in Federal and State planning

  • Analyze tax laws for application to various business proposals

  • Assist Tax Manager with the preparation and review of federal and state income tax returns and other compliance issues

  • Assist Sr Director Tax with domestic due diligence on acquisitions

  • Provide support for other Tax Department projects as assigned

Experience and Skills:

Required Skills:

  • Minimum Ten years Tax Experience with CPA firm and/or internal corporate tax department

  • A solid understanding of ASC 740 and GAAP required

  • Must have good tax research skills as well as multinational corporate tax experience

  • Knowledge of R&D Credits and Foreign Tax Credits preferred


Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate with internal employees and external consultants

  • Strong workpaper and documentation skills

  • Comfortable operating in a fast-paced working environment

  • Oracle experience preferred

  • Knowledge of One-Source tax software and provision module preferred

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • BS or BBA with major in Accounting

  • Masters in Tax and/or CPA

Please Note:

'All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.'

US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.