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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Supervisor, State & Local Tax in Broomfield, Colorado

Job Title:

Supervisor, State & Local Tax

Job ID:



CO - Broomfield

Full/Part Time:




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Who We Are:

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ more than 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2018 net sales of $11.6 billion. Ball is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Ball Corporation is committed to recruiting, training, compensating and promoting regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Job Duties:

Primary Purpose of Position:

Under the supervision of the Tax Manager – State and Local Tax Administration, the Tax Supervisor supervises state and local staff; prepares and reviews various state income and franchise tax filings; assists with financial statement reporting related to state income and franchise tax; researches and analyzes a wide range of tax issues; assists with tax planning opportunity identification and implementation; keeps up-to-date on current tax practices and technical issues; develops a working knowledge of the company’s business and tax systems; contributes to the successful completion of projects.

Essential Functions:

  • Researches and analyzes a wide range of direct and indirect state income and franchise tax issues and assists in the documentation of conclusions and the related impacts on compliance and reporting.

  • Assists in the identification and execution of tax planning opportunities.

  • Supervises and mentors state and local staff.

  • Performs a detailed review of income and franchise state tax return filings and related work papers, including apportionment, state modifications, nexus, unitary filings, and flow-through taxation.

  • Assists with state income and franchise tax returns.

  • Performs a detailed review of required income and franchise state tax estimated payments.

  • Assists with the quarterly and year-end income tax provision process, including preparation and review of state provision calculations, support, and analysis.

  • Assists with other state and local tax projects including but not limited to research and writing related to audit defense; due diligence; restructuring; sales and use, excise, and Canadian transaction taxes; review of property tax returns; tax implications of sale and purchase transactions; and other indirect taxation.

  • Serves as a liaison between the corporate office, subsidiaries, divisions, and plants in matters relating to the above taxes and as directed by the manager, state and local tax administration.

  • Supervises tax consultants and interns on assigned projects, including income and franchise tax, sales and use tax, and property tax.

  • Identifies opportunities to improve operational efficiency and streamline work flow.

  • Effectively communicates state and local tax guidance to internal and external stakeholders.

Position Requirements:

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college level education in accounting, finance, or work-related experience

  • Job related experience for 5-7 year(s) minimum in state income and franchise tax

  • Certifications/Licenses/Other: CPA preferred

  • Preparation and review experience of state income and franchise tax returns

  • Experience with state tax planning, tax research, and tax analysis

  • Previous Big 4 or large CPA firm experience

  • Excellent research and writing skills

  • 5% of travel

Demonstrated Ball Leadership Skills for Managers and Above:


  • Inspirational Role Model–Understands themselves and seeks opportunities to learn. Shows composure, responding consistently, openly, and courageously in all situations.

  • Authentic Leadership–Demonstrates humility in the way they lead others. Takes a stand for what is right and admits their mistakes.

  • Leadership Presence–Inspires trust in the broader organization. Acts on a sense of what the organization most needs to elevate its impact and move forward through complexity.


  • Relationship Builder–Listens and empathizes, engages a wide range of people. Embraces peoples’ differences and helps every individual feel special and valued.

  • People Grower–Encourages leadership in others and takes risks to help others grow. Champions collaboration across the organization.

  • Culture Champion–Consciously evolves the culture to help secure the future of the business. Recognizes where behaviors need to change and how to change them.


  • Results Oriented–A desire to make things happen, sets stretch goals, and motivates others to achieve them. Always looking to create a better result for customers.

  • Future Catalyst–Communicates a vision of the future that compels others and helps them see around corners. Embraces change, takes risks, and seeks diverse perspectives.

  • Breakthrough Strategist–Sees connections others don’t see. Translates this new insight into break-through strategies that open up new directions. Enrolls others in the new.


Relocation for this position is Available

Ball Corporation offers comprehensive benefits packages, including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, ESPP, and retirement plans.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.