The Senior Income Tax Accountant has the primary responsibility for completing federal, state and local, and foreign corporate tax returns and calculating tax provisions and performing related financial statement activities for a multi-state, multi-national corporation. The position also serves as the primary person responsible for maintenance and utilization of tax technology.
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:
Prepare federal and/or state and local corporate tax returns and supporting workpapers
Prepare US tax forms related to foreign entities
Prepare tax payment calculations
Update and maintain income tax technology, moving the department toward leveraging tax technology with business intelligence and analytics tools such as Alteryx and Power BI and improving efficiencies through automation
Assist in calculating tax provision projections to support forecasting and the budget processes
Prepare periodic reconciliations of tax general ledger accounts
Maintain tax calendar
Assist with ongoing documentation, review and maintenance of tax policies and procedures, and internal controls
Assist with special projects as needed
Respond to tax notices
Leverage and collaborate, where applicable, with external tax advisors and service providers
Lead or participate in other cross-functional project
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience preparing tax returns for C corporation a must.
Ability to communicate complex and technical tax information, as well as, present research findings effectively to both internal and external parties in oral and in written form.
Ability to adhere to internal due dates, work under tight deadlines, handle multiple tasks concurrently and adapt to changing priorities
Detail-oriented team player with strong analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Strong business acumen and technical skills
Knowledge of GAAP required
EDUCATION and TRAINING:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field, specialized training or equivalent work experience required
Advance degree or working toward an advanced degree in taxation preferred
Minimum 3-7 years experience in a corporate tax department of a publicly traded multi-state, multi-national corporation or at a national public accounting firm required
Experience with corporate tax software required
Proficiency with Excel, Word and other Microsoft Office suite of products
Experience with multi-state corporate taxation required
General international tax experience a plus
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 200328
About Vertex Inc.
We are pioneers in tax automation! As an inclusive and diverse organization, we've been connecting great people and partners to deliver trusted tax solutions for decades. We proudly serve our global customers with distinction and provide reliable, comprehensive indirect tax solutions that enable more consistent and accurate tax management.
Our vision is to accelerate global commerce by reducing friction, increasing transparency, and enabling greater confidence in meeting indirect tax obligations.
The Vertex team shares core values and a common purpose: To build trusted relationships at work and in our communities.