Lucid Motors is hiring a

Manager, Tax Reporting and Compliance

Newark, United States
Full-Time
Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
 
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
 
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

The Tax Manager is a growing professional that is responsible to execute Lucid’s US tax compliance and reporting process with a focus on tax credits and incentives.

This position is an individual contributor role reporting to the Director of Tax Reporting and Compliance and located at Lucid Headquarters in Newark, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute tax reporting and document method of accounting and process for primary tax methods of accounting and technical accounting memos supporting book/tax differences.
  • Execute practices and procedures to ensure US GAAP compliance and effective internal controls with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Perform accounting for income tax process for the US and international subsidiaries, including tax account reconciliations and systems books and records for legal entities and consolidation.
  • Perform internal processes to claim tax incentives and credits for capital investments, training, and development of target products to for local, state and federal grants and credits related to EVs and clean energy provisions under the IRA of 2022.
  • Support internal processes to claim federal and state R&D credits.
  • Complete compliance for state income tax structure, nexus, expansion of state activities, and state grants.
  • Support interaction with external auditors with primary interaction with external tax auditors – complete US federal and state income tax filings and audits.
  • Collaborate with internal team on international tax matters to understand impact on tax reporting.
  • Support workflow with outside tax consultants and advisors.
  • Support benchmarking exercises with peer companies.
  • Apply prior experience and knowledge in finding effective solutions.
  • Support tax technology road map including adopting compliance and research tools, reporting and compliance systems and robotics, AI applications and tax systems.
  • Engage in reading tax updates and regularly attend outside tax technical training.
  • Execute staff development plans and coach others.
  • Write and review overviews and summary communications for non-tax professionals and executive management.
  • Engage in and/or complete special projects as required.
  • Support department budget, purchasing and spending process for cost management.
  • Support department subscription tools for tax research. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Master’s degree in Taxation from an accredited university.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), can be inactive.
  • Minimum of 6 years total of corporate tax experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years Public accounting firm (i.e. Big 4), rendering corporate tax advisory and audit services including income tax accounting.
  • Demonstrated experience with ASC740, ASC450 and US tax technical matters.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills for executive and working team communications.
  • Strong written communication skills for internal memorandum and presentation slides.  Three writing samples required.
  • Proactive and visible work style and takes ownership and responsibility for assigned responsibilities.
  • Experience supporting and working with decentralized workflows and support from foreign team members.
  • Experience in supporting payroll and benefits taxes related to business travel, employee use of company assets and products, share based compensation, imputed income, and executive compensation.
  • Excellent time and project management, and execution skills.
  • Experience in process improvement and design.
  • Adept at prioritization, responsiveness and understanding sense of urgency in a timeline driven environment.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule as required to liaise with foreign colleagues in different time zones.
  • Demonstrated ability to set and accomplish goals in an organized manner with effective tools.
  • Experience with SAP enterprise software, Corp tax return system and other tax compliance tools.

Salary Range: The compensation range for this position is specific to the locations listed below and is the range Lucid reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position taking into account the wide variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including job-related knowledge; skillset; experience, education and training; certifications; and other relevant business and organizational factors.
·       California (Bay Area) - $131,000 – $187,000
 
Additional Compensation and Benefits: Lucid offers a wide range of competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, vacation, and 401k. The successful candidate may also be eligible to participate in Lucid’s equity program and/or a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing such programs. (Cash or equity incentive awards, if any, will depend on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and company performance.)

Lucid maintains your privacy according to its Candidate Privacy Notice. If you are a California resident, please refer to our California Candidate Privacy Notice.

At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.
 
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

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