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Date:  May 25, 2023
Job Req ID:  14055
Category:  Finance
Country/Region:  US
State:  MI
City:  Battle Creek
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Finance Manager, Tax


As our Manager, Tax you will manage a variety of tax compliance tasks with a focus on technology and indirect taxes.  This role includes; providing data for return preparation, issuing exemption certificates, managing and defending audits by governmental agencies, training system users as necessary, updating tax software, managing consultants, budgeting, acting as a key resource for questions relating to the taxability of any transaction, continuous monitoring of systems and processes to insure that required data remains available for reporting and audit purposes, and identifying and implementing sales and use tax planning strategies. The position may be involved in federal and state compliance & planning projects. Must have the ability to research complex tax issues and be proficient in interpreting and applying the tax law, regulations, and cases to specific transactions and factual situations.


As a part of the great Kellogg community that sits at our Global Headquarters, you will have the opportunity to be involved in much more than your day-to-day responsibilities. Our culture is full of fun, flexibility, and teams that are playing to win. Get involved with Diversity & Inclusion groups, eat your way through our elaborate breakfast and snack bar, and take advantage of our company store perks! What’s not to love?


Kellogg is progressing toward unleashing our full potential by the end of 2023. This role will support one of our post-spin businesses, either Kellanova or WK Kellogg Co.Your application for this opportunity will be considered for both companies. Learn more about our bold next steps at  




  • Processes and Compliance: You will be responsible for internal and external department processes that might influence the federal, state and sales and use tax areas.  This includes a thorough understanding of SAP and how it interacts with the tax software.  You will be monitoring other systems and processes to ensure data is available for compliance and audits.  You will work with external and internal departments to pull data from various systems to defend and support audits.
  • Implementation: You will be responsible for managing a variety of tax compliance functions to ensure returns meet statutory requirements and tax planning objectives.  You will be identifying, analyzing, and communicating tax savings or work efficiency measures.  Responsible for prompt and accurate dissemination of tax information, policies, and issues to tax leaders and key decision makers.  With great communication skills, the tax related financial information will be presented to others in a way that enhances company and business unit performance, reduces business risk, leverages opportunities, and facilitates implementation. 
  • Process Improvement: This role is responsible for prioritizing work plans as needed to meet deadlines and ensure work is accomplished accurately and efficiently.  Includes managing external consultants during heavy work loads and specialized projects, ensuring timely and cost-effective results.  In addition, must leverage staff skills and Company resources to carry out tax related functions.  Must also ensure technology and processes are in place to accomplish tax functions in an accurate and value-added manner.
  • Strategic Initiatives: Supports strategic decision making and tactical planning. This includes providing information and recommendations toward plans that maximize shareholder value, reduce tax liabilities, and ensure long-term company viability.  Also involves monitoring the implementation of strategic and tactical initiatives to ensure effective and timely completion.




  • Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree, CPA, JD/LLM, MST, MBA preferred
  • 5 to 8 years of related work experience
  • Experience with tax software implementation
  • Progressive Income Tax Experience in either the corporate or public accounting sector
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong technology skills with proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint



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This role takes part in Locate for Your Day, Kellogg’s hybrid way of working that empowers office-based employees to, in partnership with their managers, find a balance between working from home and the office.




Kellogg Company is a multibillion-dollar company with over 30 thousand employees all over the globe. We are proud to make delicious foods that people love – foods that you grew up with like Frosted Flakes, Cheez It, Eggo, Pop-Tarts, Crunchy Nut, Pringles, as well as innovative foods such as MorningStar Farms, RX bar, and Noodles. Our KValues and BetterDays commitments are at the core of who we are, what we believe and what brings us together. We’re proud to say we’ve been awarded with Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies”, DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity”, Newsweek’s “Most Loved Workplaces”, and many more awards that you can check out here.


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has been part of our DNA since the beginning. Clearly stated in our Code of Ethics “we have respect for individuals of all backgrounds, capability and opinions.” We believe that equity is more than leveling the playing field. It is making sure barriers, both tangible and intangible, are removed. Interested in the numbers? We hold ourselves accountable with our yearly Features report.


Kellogg is proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information!




Kellogg’s has launched a new global hybrid work approach called Locate for Your Day (LFYD).  In partnership with their manager, LFYD empowers our eligible US office-based employees to choose where to work each day.  Built on trust, you and your manager will decide how LFYD works best for you and your team.  This new flexibility is designed to drive culture and performance.  Our recruiting team can fill you in on the exact details for this position. 


The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.


Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.   


Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this link.

Let’s create the future of food,

Kellogg Recruitment



Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal business by the end of 2023, resulting in two independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at

Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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