TAX COORDINATOR in Mobile, AL at Austal

Job Description

Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty in completing an application because of incompatible technology or other disability-related application issues may contact us at the following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.
Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  Austal’s commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion. 

REPORTS TO: Controller



  • Determines and develop tax strategies that provide economic value to the entire Company
  • Coordinates the tax reporting, tax planning, and compliance function of Austal USA
  • Oversees the completion of accurate tax returns in order to minimize the tax obligations of the organization
  • Maintains working knowledge of regulations at the Federal, State and Local levels
  • Analyses transactions for potential international tax consequences
  • Liaises with external tax firms and management for annual R&D tax credit
  • Provides support to Corporate Office and external tax firms for tax filings
  • Reviews all tax credits to ensure all benefits are being recognized
  • Ensures all schedules are complete with regards to information needed for filing of tax returns at designated times
  • Performs all tasks related to accounting for intercompany transactions to include reconciliations
  • Maintains the records for Austal Holdings, Inc. in conjunction with Austal Ltd
  • Reviews internal systems for Internal Revenue Code compliance
  • Maintains all book to tax accounts and calculates tax provisions as necessary
  • Performs other related duties and special projects as assigned by Management
  • Complies with Austal’s employee handbook general guidelines, company procedures and policies.


  • BS/BA Accounting or related field required, MST/MSA and CPA/CMA preferred
  • 5-8 years of in-depth tax strategy and management experience
  • Ability to work with limited direction in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to utilize Microsoft tools required 


All candidates must meet Austal USA’s basic employment eligibility guidelines:

  • 18 years or older at time of application
  • Able to provide proof of US Person status  (permanent resident or citizen)
  • No felony convictions of theft/deception or violent crimes within seven years from disposition date
  • No felony convictions of drug crimes within three years from disposition date
  • Willing to submit to a drug screen
  • Willing to submit to a background check


DIRECTION EXERCISED: Full discretionary authority to assign work

DISCRETION EXERCISED: Full discretionary authority to correct and discipline,

recommend pay increase, transfers, promotions, discharges, and process



  • All levels of Austal organization.
  • Third Party Tax Professionals
  • Corporate Tax Managements Staff
  • CFO (under oversight by Austal USA Controller)


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Must comply with company, federal, state, and local safety and environmental rules and regulations while performing daily job tasks.