Accounts Payable Tax & Accounting Analyst
BAE Systems - Charlotte, NC

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Must be able to work from the greater Charlotte NC metro area.

This position reports into the Finance Shared Services (FSS) Accounts Payable Manager, Tax & Disbursements. The role is primarily responsible for reviewing and analyzing tax-related items within the AP department, including 1099 compliance and reporting, proper PO tax setup, and tax reporting for local states and jurisdictions. Additionally, the position is responsible for processing month-end and year-end activities for the internal stakeholders, ensuring appropriate close processes are followed, account reconciliations are completed, and any necessary month-end and year-end cash and tax reporting data is provided to the businesses. The position is responsible for ensuring key internal controls are in place and that processes are compliant with internal and governmental rules and regulations. The candidate is responsible for continuing to identify opportunities to develop and improve operations within the team.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Performs AP accounting duties related to month-end and year-end closing processing, including oversight of account reconciliations, and AP reporting for month-end and year-end planning (e.g. accruals or liability forecasts).
2. Analyzes sales and use tax, ensuring tax reporting and submissions are done appropriately, and that government rules and regulations are adhered to. Partners with Procurement to validate PO set up with tax appropriately, 1099s are appropriately identified for given vendors, etc.
3. Supports and addresses any compliance or audit requests as they arise, and ensure AP processes are regularly evaluated and tested to ensure strong internal controls are in place for the given processes to be in compliance with rules and regulations.
4. Performs other related duties, as required.

Required Skills: • Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience)Required Education: Required Skills: • 6+ years professional experience with a High School Diploma (or 0+ years of experience with a Bachelor's Degree) Required Skills: • Knowledge of AP function and processes •
Accounting and/or tax related study or experience •
Familiarity with financial systems and ERPs •
Experience with Microsoft Office required •
Strong process and systems skills •
Proficiency with numbers and strong attention to detail •
Able to articulate complex subject matter effectively •
Able to anticipate problems and respond accordingly •
Excellent interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills •
Excellent organization and follow-through skills Preferred Skills: • 2+ years experience preferred •
Demonstrated experience performing accounting services as a defense/government contractor in a regulated and compliant organization, specifically DCAA, is preferred •
Excellent entrepreneurial skills and ability to work independently •
Experience and familiarity with Deltek Costpoint, Oracle Financials, or Ariba •
Experience in a finance shared service environment preferred

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