Sign in

Tax Consultant - 1

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
February 14, 2018
Description:

Tax Consultant - 1

Hoboken, NJ 07030

Job Summary:

The Tax Consultant will apply basic tax and accounting concepts to prepare income tax provisions and federal and state tax compliance for the MMC Operating Companies. This includes working in tax systems and preparing analyses and workpapers to calculate book/tax differences including depreciation. The position also prepares state and local income tax returns including apportionment factors. The Tax Consultant must be able to work with minimal supervision by consistent exercise of tax and accounting knowledge, judgment, and discretion.

The Tax Consultant will prepare and review US federal and state income tax returns and provisions for the MMC Operating Companies. The Consultant will prepare analyses and workpapers that require tax knowledge and experience, direct and review the work of more junior staff, and champion the use of the software capabilities of the tax provision and compliance systems. The Consultant needs to establish and maintain partnerships with our Controller and business colleagues. The Consultant must also develop and maintain familiarity with Finance processes, systems, policies, cost allocations, and financial/tax profile of individual legal entities. In addition, the Consultant assists in preparing the quarterly tax provision, with a focus on State & Local, and will be asked to work on ad hoc special projects.

Responsibilities:

Prepare U.S. federal and state income tax returns including developing state allocation apportionment factors

Assist in quarterly and year-end income tax provisions including preparing work papers to calculate book/tax differences

Prepare and maintain records for quarterly estimated tax payments

Prepare and maintain records for federal and state tax depreciation including work papers and tax depreciation software

Prepare correspondence with tax authorities related to notices and desk audits; assist controversy team in responding to information requests from auditors.

Use online tax research tools as needed in preparing provisions and compliance

Participate in tax process improvement projects or other special projects as needed

Work on stretch assignments meant to challenge and develop new skills

Demonstrate an eagerness to self-develop and explore new areas

Education:

College degree with coursework demonstrating an interest in finance, tax, and/or accounting, graduate degree in tax a plus

Experience:

Prior experience up to 3 years in tax compliance and/or basic tax provision experience

Big 4

… Learn more

Job Summary:

The Tax Consultant will apply basic tax and accounting concepts to prepare income tax provisions and federal and state tax compliance for the MMC Operating Companies. This includes working in tax systems and preparing analyses and workpapers to calculate book/tax differences including depreciation. The position also prepares state and local income tax returns including apportionment factors. The Tax Consultant must be able to work with minimal supervision by consistent exercise of tax and accounting knowledge, judgment, and discretion.

The Tax Consultant will prepare and review US federal and state income tax returns and provisions for the MMC Operating Companies. The Consultant will prepare analyses and workpapers that require tax knowledge and experience, direct and review the work of more junior staff, and champion the use of the software capabilities of the tax provision and compliance systems. The Consultant needs to establish and maintain partnerships with our Controller and business colleagues. The Consultant must also develop and maintain familiarity with Finance processes, systems, policies, cost allocations, and financial/tax profile of individual legal entities. In addition, the Consultant assists in preparing the quarterly tax provision, with a focus on State & Local, and will be asked to work on ad hoc special projects.

Responsibilities:

Prepare U.S. federal and state income tax returns including developing state allocation apportionment factors

Assist in quarterly and year-end income tax provisions including preparing work papers to calculate book/tax differences

Prepare and maintain records for quarterly estimated tax payments

Prepare and maintain records for federal and state tax depreciation including work papers and tax depreciation software

Prepare correspondence with tax authorities related to notices and desk audits; assist controversy team in responding to information requests from auditors.

Use online tax research tools as needed in preparing provisions and compliance

Participate in tax process improvement projects or other special projects as needed

Work on stretch assignments meant to challenge and develop new skills

Demonstrate an eagerness to self-develop and explore new areas

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

1. College degree with coursework demonstrating an interest in finance, tax, and/or accounting, graduate degree in tax a plus

2. Prior experience up to 3 years in tax compliance and/or basic tax provision experience

3. Must have Big 4 or Top 10 accounting firms experience

4. Must have strong communication skills

5. Critical thinking and problem solving skills

6. Strong communication and team skills

7. Strong skills in Microsoft Office

8. Present Salary?

9. Salary Expectation?

10. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?

11. Current Address?