Newell Brands Manager - State & Local Tax in Atlanta, Georgia

Position Title: Manager-State & Local Tax

Location: Atlanta, GA

Reports to: Senior Manager-Corporate Tax

Job Duties:

  • Manage the quarterly and annual state tax provisions and estimates.

  • Plan and manage the state compliance process with the Company’s co-sourcing partner.

  • Manage the state and local income and franchise tax audits and notices.

  • Manage the data collection for tax compliance and tax accounting and perform necessary analysis.

  • Manage the review of state modifications and apportionment work papers.

  • Partner with senior management on research projects, analysis, and implementation of tax planning strategies to reduce the Company’s effective tax rate.

  • Monitor and communicate newly enacted state tax legislation.

  • Support the federal tax compliance team and assist with the review of the federal tax returns.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance

  • CPA or Master’s Degree in Taxation preferred

  • 6-8 years of experience in public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, or company operating in a complex, global environment required. Minimum 4 year experience in State & Local Tax

  • Strong knowledge of a variety of state and local tax laws, including multi-state income tax planning, compliance, preparing returns, and income tax accounting

  • Expert tax technical skills, including unitary filing, apportionment methodologies, tax base rules, tax research, and compliance and consulting as it relates to multi-state jurisdictions

  • Excellent computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, HFM, SmartView, SAP, RIA Checkpoint and other computer knowledge

  • Task oriented and highly organized with the ability to prioritize effectively while working on multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent follow through skills with strong written and verbal communication skills

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.