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Tax Senior - Corporate Atlanta

Company:
Staff Financial Group
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, 30328, United States
Salary:
$65K - $82K
Posted:
November 28, 2016
Description:

Tax Senior - Atlanta - Staff Financial Group

Roles / Responsibilities:

The Sr. Tax Accountant is responsible for working with our internal accounting groups as well as collaborating with outside CPA firms in the preparation and review of the tax accounting/reporting for federal, state and international tax compliance for the assigned businesses. The successful candidate will be expected to gain an understanding of the business activities of the assigned entities to ensure proper tax treatment of business related issues. The Sr. Tax Accountant will also have the responsibility to prepare responses to federal and state audit requests related to the assigned entities. This position will also be called upon to assist with various projects related to the corporate oversight of the tax compliance procedures.

Analyze tax return items in order to determine whether corrective action should be taken

Analyze details submitted by operating companies to ensure support of position taken on returns and compliance with tax law

Assist with tax provision interpretations and technical tax advice to project teams

Prepare and review income tax returns. Contact affiliated personnel to investigate relevant facts and documents, where needed

Consult with management to determine how the findings will affect the strategic and operating plan.

Draft written responses to tax authorities

Build relationships and understand tax positions of various assigned businesses

Maintain tax basis positions for assigned companies

Work Experience / Skills & Education REQUIRED:

4 + years in a financial/accounting role

2 + years of experience working with corporate, partnership, and/or international tax compliance

Demonstrated working knowledge of accounting theory to ascertain potential tax ramifications of complex business transactions

Experience with process improvement, proactively streamlining procedures and reporting

Demonstrated knowledge of a broad range of corporate tax matters, particularly federal tax provision and compliance experience

Excellent technical writing and editing skills, as well as strong verbal communication skills

Strong interest and aptitude for project management

Strong compliance orientation

Strong desire to create value within the role and responsibilities assigned

Strong organization skills

Demonstrated workpaper documentation skills

Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

Education REQUIRED:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent degree.

Work Experience / Skills PREFERRED:

4 + years of experience working with corporate, partnership, and/or international tax compliance

Previous major CPA firm or large multi-national corporation experience

FAS 109 accounting experience for income taxes

Other corporate/partnership income tax experience

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