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Tax Manager

  • Application Deadline: Oct. 1, 2023
  • Herndon
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 1, 2023
  • Herndon

Experienced hands-on Tax Manager to apply expertise working in the telecommunications industry with knowledge of accounting principles, taxation policies and tax procedures.

  • Manage the income tax provision processes for US, Canada and Mexico (Canada and Mexico with the support of external tax professionals).

  • Lead the tax return process and review outside tax provider returns in a compliant manner.

  • Manage and ensure internal control compliance to mitigate risk.

  • Identify opportunities to streamline provision processes and automate manual activities to increase efficiencies within the tax department.

  • Coordinate and manage external audit of income tax provision.

  • Interface with outside tax advisors, accounting firms, and other tax consultants.

  • Ensure compliance with financial reporting requirements, maintaining current knowledge of tax law and financial reporting changes.

  • Research, analyze, interpret, and apply tax laws and principles for US, Mexico and Canada

  • Remain current on income tax reporting developments.

  • Lead and / or contribute to tax related team projects or initiatives, as assigned.

  • Assist with periodic reporting requirements from senior leadership.

  • Lead, Mentor and develop tax accountant/compliance accountant.

  • Manage responses to inquiries from regulatory agencies.

  • Responsible for the review of tax general ledger accounts.

  • Responsible for the review of property tax filings in 34 states.

  • Oversee sales and use tax process with billing system supported by Avalara with familiarity with telecom taxes and fees.

  • Liaise with accounting and payroll team to ensure full compliance of direct and indirect taxes.

  • Compliance work with Universal Service Administration Company filing of the 499 Annual and Quarterly.

Work with great people

Maarit Diridillou
Office Manager
"At Arelion you are surrounded by extremely talented people – it makes the work environment so inspiring!"
Tanuja Rameaux
Head of delivery content
"I love the cultural synergy within the company – it is unique. When you join us, you will feel it’s warmth!"
Sandrine Corbett
Human Resources Manager
"I feel I belong, and I really like the people I work with. This combination empowers me!"
Fabio Bottan
Account Manager
"What I really like about Arelion is the support we get from the company when we promote different ways to do business."

Skills & Requirements


Bachelor’s Accounting/Finance 5+ years

CPA Certification

Ability to work cross-functionally

Excellent analytical and technical skills

Team player who is able to collaborate well and foster working relationships

Demonstrates commitment to quality and accuracy

Hybrid workplace

Great Place to Work

  • Flexible working hours

  • Hybrid workspace

  • Health & Wellbeing

  • A healthy work – life balance approach

  • Diverse workplace

  • Equal Opportunity Employer

About the company

From humble beginnings in the early 1990s, we have become connectivity partner of choice to the world’s largest content providers, operators and enterprises. In the past, our network laid the very foundations of the Internet revolution and today it’s enabling digitalization throughout business and society.

Arelion, formerly Telia Carrier, is owned by Polhem Infra, a Swedish investment company backed by some of the largest Swedish public pension funds. We started building our network in 1993, when our Autonomous System, AS1299, was allocated, and we’ve grown organically ever since. Our network now stretches 70,000 kms across Europe, North America and Asia and lets you connect directly to more than 2,300 wholesale customers in more than 125 countries. With more than 450 local access partners around the world, we are the backbone of your business, wherever you are.

Arelion provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by relevant local laws.

2022Telia Carrier is now Arelion

2020Telia Carrier acquired by Polhem Infra

2019Expands US East Coast corridor with capacity options that bypass Manhattan into Secaucus NJ

2018Direct Cloud Connect to top 5 Clouds in the US and EU

2017Collaborates with Facebook and Coriant on TIP Voyager Open Optical Network

2015Telia Carrier Internet backbone ranked no. 1 first time

2013First with 100G in both US and Europe

2011Successfully completes world’s first terabit optical trial

2000First carrier to offer cross-border mobile data roaming

1999First carrier to offer cross-border services for gaming

1998First carrier to sell wavelengths

1993AS1299 was born

Cathy Hash | Contact Person

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