This position will provide tax expertise for specific functional or business tax activities. In general, a Senior Tax Analyst I will: (1) review the work of junior tax staff, (2) ensure completion of filing requirements and financial statement tax disclosures on a timely and accurate basis for the regulated and unregulated businesses, (3) respond to or direct staff to respond to tax and/or financial statement audits of the company and its subsidiaries, (4) analyze and quantify any tax impact to the company of current tax law and proposed tax legislation, (5) research tax positions under the direction and guidance of senior tax members, (6) identify favorable or simplified alternative reporting position for assigned function or business unit, and (7) develop tax planning opportunities.
Responsibilities / Accountabilities:
Ensure the completion of the tax returns, estimated tax payments, and the allocation of tax liabilities for the company and its subsidiaries, including partnerships, exempt organizations, trusts, pension plans, and limited liability companies.
Manage the completion of income tax information for the financial statement tax disclosures (e.g., Schedule M information for tax provision purposes) including managing the tax input for the financial plans for all entities and projects.
Monitor, identify, research, quantify and effectively communicate proper tax return reporting positions and filing requirements arising from business activities and planning strategies implemented for assigned business unit, entities, and responsibilities; develop and maintain professional business relationships with the assigned business units.
Monitor existing and emerging tax laws, legislation and rulings, and research, analyze and quantify any tax impact to the company; maintain strong knowledge of the industry and the business.
Coordinate and review the company’s responses to auditor’s information data requests and notice of proposed adjustments to ensure accuracy and completeness.
Skills / Competencies:
Solid working knowledge of tax law and regulations.Strong interpersonal/communication skills.Moderate knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and tax accounting methods.Strong research skills for determining applicability of laws, regulations and court cases.Ability to identify issues, analyze and develop answers/solutions.Strong organizational attributes with ability to handle multiple priorities.Proficiency in computer software applications including Microsoft Excel and Word.
Typically requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration and 5 years experience preferably with a large CPA firm/corporate tax department. Master’s degree in Tax or Accounting and/or CPA license highly preferred.
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