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Tax Compliance Manager - State and Local

We Are Hiring

Ascension Health is searching for a Tax Compliance Manager, with strong analytical and reporting experience. 

Competitive Compensation / Excellent Benefits / Generous PTO

As an associate of the national healthcare system Ascension, you will enjoy a full benefits package that boasts affordable health coverage. In addition, you have opportunity for advancement or relocation throughout your career! 

For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It's an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative approach impacts and influences the community that we serve. 

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As a Tax Compliance Manager with Ascension, you will have the opportunity to manage the organizations tax return preparation, coordination and review services.


  • Maintains tax records, and reviews composite tax returns in compliance with state and local tax laws.
  • Manages the delivery of tax advisory and planning services.
  • Manages the research of issues and the drafting of tax opinions.
  • Manages activities related to staffing, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions, and continuing education initiatives.
  • Participates in researching issues and the drafting of tax opinions and memoranda supporting significant state tax and exemption positions related to exempt organizations.
  • Coordinates completion of state and local income tax returns and reports, utilizing a combination of internal and external resources.
  • Oversees Ascension tax positions with respect to sales and use tax and oversees preparation of sales and use tax returns, as directed.  
  • Partners with other finance departments to ensure the appropriate financial statement treatment of Ascension tax positions related to state and local tax. 
  • Monitors changes in the law that may affect significant tax positions for system entities. 

What You Will Need


  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Accountant. Licensure required relevant to state in which work is performed


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience required, related experience preferred.
  • 5 years of related experience preferred.
  • 1 year of leadership or management related experience preferred.
  • State allocation and apportionment experience preferred. 
  • Multi-state sales tax experience preferred. 
  • Exempt organization tax experience preferred. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 384473
Category: Finance
Ministry: Ascension
Location: Indianapolis, IN

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