Senior Tax Accountant

  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Posted
  • Start Date
    ASAP
  • Salary
    Up to USD100000 per annum
  • Expiry Date
    2024-03-04

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and/or review federal and multi-state income and franchise tax returns, as well as provisions and internal reporting in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintain, review, and reconcile tax accounts, including tax basis balance sheet.
  • Conduct tax research relating to tax law.
  • Plan and manage automation and simplification initiatives for the tax function, including all current and future technology changes, in partnership with the internal information technology function and continuous improvement function to prototype, develop, evaluate, and implement new tax technology solutions.
  • Coordinate with Tax Managers for all tax planning and compliance matters.
  • Effectively communicate all tax and compliance issues and opportunities to the Tax Managers.
  • Assist in federal and state income and franchise tax return audits, including notices and requests from various taxing authorities.
  • Meticulous tracking of tax payments and filing deadlines.
  • Ensure compliance, controls, security, and sustainability remain forefront in solution implementations.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Critical Competencies:

  • Technical income tax knowledge, including federal corporate/partnership and multi-state income tax law.
  • Experience with ASC 740 – accounting for income tax.
  • Experience with tax account reconciliations and monthly department budget reconciliations.
  • Prior experience with calculating and tracking distributions to shareholders.
  • Personal drive, ownership, and enthusiasm.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Professional commitment to the job.

Skills:

  • Proficient with SAP or knowledge of other ERP systems.
  • Experience with Corptax income tax return preparation software.
  • Expert with Excel (v-lookups, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Proficient with Thomson Reuters and BNA tax research web-based platforms.
  • Experience performing data manipulation, analysis, and automation using ETL (Extract, Transform, Load), and visualization tools (including Alteryx, Tableau, and Bots).
  • Analytical skills, verbal and written communication skills, initiative, teamwork, and technical income tax expertise.
  • Ability to work as an individual and in a team-oriented environment with a high level of integrity and professionalism.

Education and Experience:

  • BA/BS in Accounting required.
  • Master’s in Accounting or Tax preferred.
  • CPA preferred.
  • Experience must include either one to two years of tax compliance experience for a large multinational manufacturing company, or two years of experience in the tax group of a national public accounting firm.

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