Tax Manager

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Ardent Health Services invests in people, technology, facilities and communities, producing high-quality care and extraordinary results. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Ardent’s subsidiaries own and operate 30 hospitals in six states with more than 25,000 employees including 1,150 employed providers. Ardent facilities exceed national averages in Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating as ranked by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; 89 percent of its hospitals received a three-star rating or above in comparison with 73 percent of all hospitals ranked. Five of the company's hospitals were recognized by Modern Healthcare as "Best Places to Work" in 2018 - the eleventh consecutive year an Ardent facility made this list. Ardent's corporate office was named "Top Work Places" for Nashville based companies in 2017 and 2018.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our tax team as a Tax Manager focused on Compliance.

The Tax Manager is a key member of tax department with four full-time members. The Tax Manager will work closely with the Director, Tax on a day-to-day basis and reports directly the Vice President, Tax. This position has the overall responsibility for the preparation of federal and state income tax compliance and ASC 740 tax provision calculations. The Tax Manager should have five plus years of experience in tax compliance and be a self-motivated individual that does not require a lot of supervision.


  • Maintaining an up-to-date listing of all federal and state income tax filings and payments made.
  • Assessment and coordination of resources required for timely completion of tax compliance work.
  • Preparation and/or review of tax return work papers and federal and state income tax returns.
  • Preparation of federal and state quarterly estimated tax calculations.
  • Review of fixed asset reconciliations and tax depreciation records.
  • Analysis and preparation of information necessary to calculate the Company’s ASC 740 tax provision used for financial reporting purposes.
  • Utilizing independent judgment with respect to positions taken on tax filings or tax provisions, but is not expected to research and implement tax planning strategies.
  • Special projects as assigned by the Vice President, Tax which may include acquisition and divestitures, analysis for accounting method changes and supporting tax planning and strategies through research or data analysis.


Education and Work Experience:

  • Advanced or Master’s Degree from an accredited institution preferred.
  • Licensed CPA (may be inactive).
  • 5+ years of work experience in the tax field (public accounting experience preferred).
  • Must be familiar with commonly used tax concepts in corporate and partnership taxation.
  • Familiarity or experience with healthcare industry taxation is a plus.
  • Must be familiar with ASC 470, Accounting for Income Taxes.
  • Experience with ONESOURCE Tax Compliance Software, ONESOURCE Tax Provision, Sage Fixed Asset Software and Excel preferred.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.