Tax Accountant

US-NY-New York
Job ID
2018-2037
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

This is a position which holds incredible growth potential will be responsible for assistance with managing and review of global tax compliance and planning for federal, state, and international jurisdictions, assisting with tax audits,  ASC 740/FAS 109 reporting and development of systems, processes and controls around tax compliance function. Must interact and develop relationships with business unit personnel and outside advisors to facilitate tax compliance and reporting and assist in analyzing the tax impact of business decisions. Responsibility will include tax research and the preparation and/or review of memos to document conclusions. Responsible for daily activities regarding tax documentation retention. Reports directly to the Global Corporate Controller.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop procedures to improve processes related to the tax filings including maintenance of data required to satisfy federal, state, local, international and sales and use tax returns.
  • Lead the development and configuration of tax accounting systems and tools (for example VAT, sales and use tax, income tax, withholding tax, reporting).
  • Develop and monitor the process for preparation of the tax reporting packages for various jurisdictions and document sharing and retention of information used to prepare various tax filings.
  • Establish, document and maintain process flows and descriptions and the applicable related internal controls as required by Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Work with external advisors to review estimated tax payments and extensions for federal, state and international income taxes.
  • Prepare sales and use tax and personal property tax filings, review quarterly VAT filings.
  • Oversee the preparation of and review federal, state & local, and international income tax filings.
  • Assist with tax audits (federal and state) and advise in resolution of tax issues.
  • Develop the process for the preparation of the tax provision, both domestic as well as consolidated.
  • Prepare financial statement tax disclosures.
  • Research tax issues and write memos documenting conclusions
  • Determine the applicable tax treaty treatment of international transactions and prepare the required documentation
  • Analyze business activities and advise on sales and use tax applicability.
  • Analyze, monitor, and pursue legislative, regulatory, and judicial tax developments.
  • Responsible for analyzing filing positions and working with outside tax advisors to negotiate favorable resolutions of proposed deficiencies.
  • Analyze tax controversy matters and the implications to the business.
  • Make recommendations for business changes that need to be made in order to adhere to current tax law.
  • Advise management on tax consequences and opportunities in connection with ongoing business activities and proposed transactions with emphasis on tax efficiency and compliance with legal requirements; recommend strategies and policies for reporting facts and minimizing the tax burden.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting required with 3 - 4+ years experience in corporate tax.
  • Basic knowledge of international tax concepts is required.
  • Familiarity with the data requirements needed for the preparation and filing of tax returns and audits.
  • Familiarity with Federal, State, and local tax laws, tax accounting and/or regulatory accounting.
  • Knowledge of tax billing, billing systems data repositories and various general ledgers.
  • Large or medium public accounting or relevant industry experience preferred. CPA, MS in Taxation is desirable.
  • MBA, J.D. or L.L.M and knowledge of Workday a plus.
  • Must be a self-starter with strong written and oral communication skills and ability to work independently as well as be a part of a team.

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