Tax Accountant, Lead
XO Communications - Herndon, VA

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Responsible for handling personal property tax and business license reporting. Ensures take compliance (non-income tax) by adhering to state and local tax laws and regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Prepare and timely file various tax returns, including, but not limited to business licenses, gross receipts, row, regulatory, telecom, excise, property renditions/payments, customer exemptions and income tax.

• Work with tax filing vendor, to ensure timely and accurate processing. Prepare wires, obtain approvals and ensure payments are transmitted to vendors.

• Compile, prepare and maintain tax account reconciliations and "to be" defined tax metrics. Prepare tax related journal entries as needed.

• Maintain and fortify centralized tax calendar, RedMoon, to ensure all filings, due dates and payments made are captured accordingly. Prepare Desk Level Procedures for key tax routines.

• Prepares accruals, reserves, budgets and projections to support financial statements.

• Researches all tax issues, inquiries and disputes.
• Responds to inquiries from tax authorities, vendors and business operations.

• Ensures SOX compliance and integrity by adhering to SOX regulations.

• Verifies tax bills and assessments.

Minimum Qualifications
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.

Licensures: CPA preferred.

Relevant Work Experience: 5-7 years of telecom finance/tax experience

Supervise Staff? No

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Basic Computer Skills Required? Yes

Software
• Microsoft
• Excel
• Word
• One Source Tax Software

Databases
• Access

Operating Systems
• Oracle
• Brio/Cognos

Other Job Specific Skills
• Knowledge of telecom related taxes and billing systems

• Self-starter, willing to recommend and drive change

• Experience and focus on process improvement and/or automation preferred

• Strong Written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to multi task

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