Reading, Pennsylvania

Manager-Audit and Appeals (**Job Number:** 2213932 )

**Position Summary**

This position will manage the operating tax audit support function for Penske and affiliates.

**Major Responsibilities**

* Manage staff positioned in Penske Corporate Headquarters and/or offshore teams to provide tax audit support

* Oversee, manage, and recommend tax remediation related to Penske Logistics audits

* Oversee audits including State Sales and Use Tax, Property Tax, Federal Excise Tax, Federal HVUT, Fuel and Mileage Taxes.

* Responsibilities include oversight of the collection, analysis, and the review of data and documentation supporting tax audits and inquiries, including communications with customers/ vendors, negotiation with auditors, and interfacing with taxing jurisdictions

* Review and approve audit summary documents that outline the audit results, identify the cause of the audit deficiency, and recommend corrective action that will mitigate future errors

* Initiate and perfect tax appeals and refund claims

* Create and maintain positive relationships with customers, audit authorities, and the Penske sales force by providing professional and timely audit support

* Oversee the design, development, implementation, maintenance, and improvements to databases to ensure process compliance requirements and efficiencies are met

* Manage the controllership of tax notices from jurisdictions to ensure the resolution of all notices

* Oversee the creation advanced queries, analyze data, and map detailed processes to draw clear and concise conclusions and recommend potential tax policy improvement opportunities.

* Manage audit support requests with customers, vendors, and related Penske companies

* Oversee tax research utilizing TTR, CCH or other resources

* Other tax projects as assigned by management

**Qualifications**

* Bachelor’s degree in Finance Business Administration preferably with a focus in accounting, or related field is required

* CPA and / or CMI is preferred

* Proven successful supervision of staff is a plus

* Ability to understand and articulate various complex indirect tax issues

* Strong and adaptable communication skills required

* Proven ability to establish and adhere to project/ audit timelines and priorities

* Proven capacity to manage multiple projects/ audits simultaneously

* Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint

* Proven aptitude to query and perform data analysis within AS400 systems

* Experience with Savvion workflow systems preferred

* Willingness to work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

**Physical Requirements:**

-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.

-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.

-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske’s product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit www.GoPenske.com to learn more.

**Work Locations** :

100 Gundy Drive

100 Gundy Drive

Reading, PA 19607

**Primary Location** : United States-Pennsylvania-Reading

**Job** : Finance/Accounting

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**Req ID:** 2213932

Reading, Pennsylvania

Penske Truck Leasing 

Penske Truck Leasing is a Penske Transportation Solutions company headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske Truck Leasing operates more than 350,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,300 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit www.pensketruckleasing.com to learn more.

About Us

Penske is great place to launch or continue your career. We are a dynamic growth company with a 50-plus year history of success that is built upon a foundation of taking great care of our customers, a dedication to excellence in all we do every day and tapping innovative ideas from our associates to drive success for our customers and our own businesses.

Products

Penske offers a wide variety of transportation products and services ranging from full-service truck leasing and fleet maintenance, truck rental, used truck sales, and global supply chain and logistics solutions. Visit www.gopenske.com for more details.

News

Our company makes headlines regularly around the globe. Keep up with the latest news and information from Penske by visiting our newsroom.

Veterans

Here, we support our country’s servicemen and women by offering a military discount on truck rentals at more than 2,400 convenient locations. But, it doesn’t stop there. We realize America’s veterans possess the unique skills and strong work ethic that lead to success. That’s why we make it our mission to hire thousands of veterans for the amazing career opportunities we offer. Consider a career with us. We’re always looking for veterans, like you, to join our team in a variety of roles, including as diesel technicians where you’ll use today’s cutting-edge technologies to take care of our customers – from individual consumers to some of the world’s leading companies. That’s not all. You could also join our team as a professional truck driver, fleet maintenance supervisor, operations management, as well as in logistics and supply chain operations. We’re proud of our commitment to hiring veterans and active Guard and Reserve personnel and have received numerous awards for our support. 

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