Comcast Spectacor

  • Tax Manager

    Location US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Spectra Corporate
    Location Name
    Spectra Corporate
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Tax Manager supports the SVP Finance and Controller in managing the company’s tax function.    The Tax Manager will prepare all income tax returns for Spectra holdings, including preparation of all tax schedules and workpapers.  The Tax Manager will manage the Company’s tax calendar and be responsible for ensuring timely reporting and payment of taxes.  The Tax Manager will serve as a tax resource for all tax compliance functions.   


    Primary responsibilities include preparation of all Federal, State, and Local tax returns for each of Spectra’s holdings, as well as support for other tax functions such as payroll tax, personal property tax, nonresident withholding tax, and sales tax.   


    Strong tax background and knowledge of tax law is imperative, and he/she must be able to handle several projects simultaneously.


    Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra



    • Maintain tax calendar
    • Prepare tax workpapers and schedules
    • Prepare Federal, State, and Local income tax returns
    • Prepare state apportionment schedule
    • Coordinate with outside tax resources as necessary
    • Prepare tax forecasts for partners
    • Coordinate payment of estimated taxes
    • Research and advise Company on new tax laws
    • Assist with coordination of sales tax compliance with outside tax preparer
    • Assist with personal property tax questions and audits
    • Assist with coordination and review of annual 5500 filing
    • Assist with all tax audits
    • Prepare annual FBAR filings
    • Assist with payroll tax questions
    • Coordinate tax registrations with state and local authorities
    • Coordinate Canadian tax compliance with outside tax preparer
    • Coordinate annual nonresident withholding filings
    • Assist with coordination and filing of local business taxes
    • Other duties as assigned



    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
    • CPA certification preferred
    • Minimum of 5 years of tax experience
    • Public Accounting experience preferred
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Ability to communicate with employees, clients, internal and external customers in a clear, professional and courteous manner which fosters a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
    • Ability to make sound business/operations decisions quickly and under pressure.
    • Ability to speak, read, and write in English.
    • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to consistently adhere to the highest standards of integrity, professionalism, ethics and confidentiality.
    • Ability to work independently with little direction.


    Intellectual/Social, Physical Demands and Work Environment:

    The intellectual/social, physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Intellectual/Social demands:

    • While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is continuously asked to multi-task under time limits. Position requires constant attention to precise details and accuracy of specified standards including: following simple to complex (more than 3 steps) instructions, and concentration which frequently extends beyond 30 minutes at a time. Employees in this role will constantly be in leadership role; this requires directing others either verbally or in writing to complete tasks in prescribed time frame.  This position also requires constant use of interpersonal skills including: ability to direct/motivate/inform staff and foster collaboration, being able to recognize and resolve conflicts, being able to openly communicate in writing and verbally with clients.


    Physical demands:

    • While performing the essential functions of the job, the employee constantly operates a computer and other office devices such telephones, copy machines, fax machines, etc; occasionally moves about inside the office to access storage areas, cabinets and office machinery; constantly communicates via telephone, email and in-person with others to exchange accurate information.


    Work environment:

    • The duties of this position are performed indoors.





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