GE Senior Indirect Tax Manager in Houston, Texas

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GE Oil & Gas

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Oil & Gas Headquarters

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Senior Indirect Tax Manager

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Houston, Fort Myers

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Role Summary/Purpose

This role has primary responsibility for research and planning as well as providing business advisory services regarding US Sales & Use (S&U) tax technical and compliance related matters for the GE Oil & Gas business.

Essential Responsibilities

In the role of Senior Indirect Tax Manager you will:

  • Ensure that GE Oil & Gas fully complies with applicable S&U tax laws with the highest integrity

  • Provide strategic direction involving S&U tax matters arising from mergers, acquisitions, integrations, new product introduction, contracts, and programs to senior tax management, finance, and commercial teams

  • Initiate and direct tax research and planning to develop tax strategies that minimize GE Oil & Gas S&U tax liabilities

  • Monitor proposed S&U tax legislation and alert senior tax leadership of impact on GE Oil & Gas

  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to ensure that (sales and purchasing) systems correctly determine and calculate US sales and use taxes

  • Evaluate existing processes, procedures and internal controls to ensure S&U tax process simplicity, effectiveness and compliance with all State and Local regulations

  • Recommend quarterly and annual S&U tax reserve provisions and required disclosures

  • Collaborate with Corporate Tax to monitor preparation and filing of all S&U tax returns

  • Collaborate with and assist Corporate Tax in the conduct of S&U tax examinations by state taxing authorities

  • Support Tax Processes & Technology team on system requirements to ensure compliance with S&U tax laws and regulations


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum 8 years of indirect tax experience in a major accounting firm, law firm or multi-national company

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to travel approximately 35%of the time, as required

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Good project management skills

  • Ability to evaluate complex issues and identify and resolve tax-related risks and opportunities

  • Able to work cross functionally

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities

  • High moral, ethical, and personal values in decisions communications, and actions

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate complex issues in a simple and concise manner

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Successfully lead projects within business functions

  • Able to quickly grasp new ideas

  • An excellent team player

PLEASE NOTE: Houston, TX is the preferred location, however other U.S. locations may be considered.

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