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Athene Tax Manager in West Des Moines, Iowa

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.


We are looking for a Tax Manager to join our team to help drive our tax analysis and compliance functions. This position will report to the Senior Manager, International Tax and interact with several teams across the Company.


The preferred candidate will be able to assume some of the following roles:

  • Maintain a process to ensure that the Company’s Bermuda and all other foreign entities are properly complying with US and foreign tax reporting and compliance oblations.

  • Assist on a few of the following areas: International Tax, Human Resources (employee tax matters), IRS and State Audits, Investment Tax and other specialty areas as our business needs change.

  • Assist with processes established to ensure compliance with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, Common Reporting Standard and Country-by-Country Reporting.

  • Assist with the Company’s documentation of its related party transactions, to ensure full compliance with all transfer pricing requirements.

  • Monitor current IRS and OECD matters, advising the Director, Tax Planning, Analysis and International of matters that impact the Company’s tax posture. Lead the development of a reporting process to enable the Company to comply with emerging OECD reporting directives.

  • Provide support to the VP, Tax Controller on tax matters that impact the Company’s financial statements.

  • Provide support to the VP, Senior Tax Counsel, AVP International & Investment Tax, and Senior Manager, International, on tax planning and compliance matters.

  • Supervise and manage internal and/or external tax staff and assist with staff training and development.

  • Serve as a resource for peers and assist with assigned technical matters.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Licensed CPA or JD required

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Experience working and collaborating in a matrix environment

  • 5+ years professional tax experience required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with international taxation is strongly preferred, but not required

*The position may be located in our West Des Moines, IA, New York or Los Angeles offices

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Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

We are driven to do more. More for our customers and the financial professionals who offer our products. If you are driven to do more and love the challenge of pursuing more, Athene is your kind of company. You will find we offer more than the basics to create a diverse, inclusive and dynamic work environment at our various locations.

Based on your location you will experience a unique blend of: • Benefits to meet individual needs including, but not limited to, a 401(k) plan with a company match, paid time off, paid holidays, job-related tuition reimbursement, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. • Career development opportunities including a Leadership Development Program, self-guided trainings and periodic Lunch & Learns. • Amenities that include "dress for your day" work attire, in house coffee bar, on-site café, ergonomic desks, game room area and on-site fitness facility. • Volunteer opportunities to give back to the community, company-sponsored volunteer events throughout the year, individual non-profit volunteer time that can earn grant money, and non-profit matching gift program.

Athene USA is also proud to be recognized for the following: • Best places to Work in Money Management by Pensions & Investments, 2020 • Iowa's Top Workplaces; since 2015 • Bermuda Top Ten Employer; 2019 • United Way of Central Iowa awards

• Advocate & Volunteer; 2016 • S pirit of Central Iowa; 2017, 2019 • Game Changer; 2018 • Impact-Maker; 2018, 2020 • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Awards • Patriot Award, 2018 • Pro Patria Award, 2019 • Seven Seals Award, 2019 • Military Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • Military Spouse Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • LGBTQ+ Friendly Employer by Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2021 • Excellence in Education LOMA;10 plus years • Structured Retail Products (SRP) • Best Carrier Award; 2017 & 2018 • FIA of the Year; 2019

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