Job Details

Sr Manager, Tax Planning and Research (NYC / Remote Eligible)

Location:  NEW YORK, New York, United States
Category:  Finance
Job Opened:  July 23rd, 2022
Education:  Bachelor's Degree
Job Number:  220003OF
Job Type:  Full Time
Remote:  No

job description

Day In The Life:

Reporting to the Director, Tax Planning & Research, the Senior Manager, US Tax Planning & Research will be responsible for supporting tax planning related to business initiatives and HBC Holdco transactions by liaising with tax advisers and various parties within the HBC Holdco and Portco organizations to drive feasibility, analysis and implementation from a US tax perspective. 

In addition, the Senior Manager, US Tax Planning & Research will be responsible for in-depth research of US domestic and international tax issues to support the Tax Reporting team in dealing with provision, tax return filing and domestic tax audits. Lastly, the Senior Manager, US Tax Planning & Research will also be responsible for obtaining US research and analysis through internal teams or professional services providers in supporting HBC’s strategic and business initiatives as well as complex tax issues in tax reporting, tax provision and tax disputes resolution.


What You Will Do:

  • Supporting tax transactions related to day-to-day business initiatives (such as cash movement cross border) and strategic M&A transaction planning (potential acquisitions and divestitures)
  • Liaising with all relevant internal and external parties to complete feasibility analysis, support tax research and analysis and drive implementation
  • Responsible for tax technical research to support the Tax Reporting Team in their provision and tax return preparation as well as audit defense and dispute resolution
  • Providing technical support for complex compliance, including partnership returns and elections
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with changing tax laws
  • Working with external service providers and internal business/legal/finance teams to drive the completion of the projects and transactions
  • Ad-hoc research, modeling and analysis as directed by the tax leadership


What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in tax, accounting, finance or related fields 
  • CPA or JD preferred
  • 8+ years in a tax research and transaction planning role and preferably have experience working in a Big 4 environment with experience in US international tax and M&A
  • Strong analytical skills to review financial information and interpret it 
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Capable of completing duties within set deadlines while still ensuring that the information produced is accurate
  • Results oriented, must be willing to take ownership of all assigned responsibilities 
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • WFA can be arranged if outside of New York
  • Results driven and has the ability to connect with parties in various disciplines to get things done. Has strong problem solving and analytical skills, as well as exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated initiative, customer orientation and team work competencies
  • Adaptability, flexibility and ability to work as part of a team or in an individual capacity
  • Focused on effective decision making, results delivery, and the ability to stay current with changes to US tax laws


What You Can Expect:

  • A People-first culture where One Team spirit and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are celebrated and promoted at every step of the way
  • An opportunity to work with highly supportive teams to help you build the career you want and leave your Stripe at The Bay
  • A competitive benefits package including unlimited paid vacation, medical, dental, vision, parental leave top up coverages, retirement savings and more
  • A ways of Working Program that enables you to work where you are most effective
  • A living Well Program that provides a variety of offerings and resources to enhance your physical, mental, and financial wellness, including corporate gym membership rates.
  • An amazing associate discount of up to 40% off top brands


About HBC:

HBC is a holding company of investments and businesses at the intersection of technology, retail operations and real estate. It is the majority owner of iconic ecommerce companies: Saks, a leading online destination for luxury fashion; The Bay, a Canadian ecommerce marketplace; and Saks OFF 5TH, a premier luxury off-price ecommerce company offering top brands at the best prices. These businesses were established as separate operating companies in 2021. HBC also wholly owns Hudson’s Bay, the operating company for Hudson’s Bay’s brick-and-mortar stores, as well as SFA, the entity that operates Saks Fifth Avenue’s physical locations, and O5, the operating company for Saks OFF 5TH stores. 

With assets spanning top markets and prime locations across North America, HBC owns or controls—either entirely or with joint venture partners—approximately 40 million square feet of gross leasable area. HBC Properties and Investments, the company’s real estate and investments portfolio business, manages these assets along with additional real estate offerings, including Streetworks Development, its property development division.

Founded in 1670, HBC is North America’s longest continually operating company and is headquartered in New York and Toronto. For more information visit:


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The Bay welcomes all applicants for this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Thank you for your interest In HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.     

HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.