Senior Income Tax Accountant

Location: Charlotte, NC
Date Posted: 06-12-2018
SUMMARY:
The Senior Income Tax Accountant is a key member of the tax team and will liaison with the finance team on a regular basis.  This position is primarily responsible for preparation of the income tax provision and assisting with the preparation of the federal and state income tax returns. He/she will assist with other income tax responsibilities as directed by the Tax Manager.
This position will enable the Tax Department to effectively respond to the growing number of tax compliance responsibilities commensurate with recent U.S. tax reform, acquisitions and process improvements.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Prepare quarterly and annual income tax provisions in accordance with U.S. GAAP.
• Assist with documentation and support of FIN 48 positions.
• Maintain tax fixed asset records in BNA Fixed Assets.
• Reconcile income tax accounts quarterly.
• Ensure all filing deadlines are met.
• Conduct tax research and prepare memos, as needed
• Keep informed of current tax developments
• Prepare quarterly federal and state estimated taxes and annual extension calculations.
• Assist with preparation of federal and state income tax returns, as needed.
• Manage income tax registrations for all US legal entities including review of compliance where established nexus exists.
• Assist with support, documentation and responses for federal and state income tax notices.
• Assist with integration of newly acquired businesses into tax processes, as required.
• Develop and mentor staff/interns, as needed.
 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Required:
• Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Accounting
• CPA designation
• Four (4) + years of appropriate income tax experience – public accounting or combination of public accounting and industry experience (Big 4 experience preferred)
 
Desired:
• Big 4 experience
 
 Skills/Competencies:
• Strong knowledge of accounting for income taxes and US federal income tax compliance; (International tax experience a major plus);
• Previous experience with tax provision and return software (Corptax highly preferred);
• Excellent communication skills
• Willing to learn, embraces opportunities to increase knowledge;
• Takes ownership of all assigned projects/tasks;
• Team-oriented, i.e., helps team members during time sensitive deadlines;
• Strong attention to detail;
• Ability to manage multiple projects and adapt to and re-prioritize based on changing conditions;
 
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