Large, Multi-faceted Communications Company Senior Tax Accountant $110-130k salary REMOTE/Washington, DC
HOT ITEMS: Remotework environment, great work life balance (not long hours), team is supportive/nurturing and well-structured, ability to work on and see lots of areas of tax, and excellent company benefits.
Company Overview: Our client is a Washington, DC based internationally operating, Media/Communications company with reaching into numerous other business lines. The company has a large accounting/finance team and is experiencing exciting growth in all areas with record profits. The Tax team in particular is made up of five excellent professionals, who operate in a remote working environment.
Role Summary: The company is seeking a Senior Tax Accountant, who is a quick learner, comfortable with technology and embraces automation, and someone who thinks outside of the box. This position will report to the Tax Manager, and will be exposed to a variety of items including income, international, federal, indirect tax areas, and more! Salary target is $110-130k.
Maintain timely compliance of all domestic and international tax related filings by collaborating with other tax team members and third-party providers to timely prepare and file Federal, state, and foreign income tax returns (including managing third-party providers for transfer pricing reporting), Federal excise tax returns, property tax returns, local business license tax returns, state, foreign registration filings, preparing reports and calculations for sales/excise/occupation tax/VAT/GST compliance.
Collaborate with third-party consultants on compliance and research related items by providing necessary reports, reconciling filings to the GL and third-party reports, auditing filings, answering questions, and carrying-out tasks necessary to ensure proper record keeping and compliance.
Timely identify new filing obligations in the US and internationally by monitoring tax news that impact the Company’s operations its direct and indirect tax nexus.
Ensure that tax liabilities are timely remitted by calculating quarterly estimated payments and nonresident withholding requirements.
Review and validate tax depreciation calculations by running fixed asset software (BNA) reports and completing book and tax reconciliations.
Meet tax statutory deadlines by maintaining the domestic and international tax calendar.
Support foreign employees with their tax compliance questions by collaborating with the Tax Manager to manage the internal tax protection program including liaising with third-party providers and other business units, monthly audits of the tax protection employee list and GL code, and timely responding to employee queries,
Support the Tax Manager and Global Head of Tax with foreign Permanent Establishment analysis and applicable registrations by completing relevant research and working with third-party providers to understand potential tax obligations and risks.
Support special purpose projects and new initiatives by partnering with the Tax Manager and collaborating with other internal departments.
Timely respond to notices and inquiries from tax authorities by working with other tax team members or third-party consultants.
Support summer and winter interns by providing guidance and task specific trainings.
Improve manual processes by leveraging automation tools such as UI Path Studio X.
Increase efficiency and speed by actively searching for ways to automate existing processes and workbooks.
3+ years of relevant tax compliance experience
Bachelor’s in Accounting (Master’s in Tax preferred) from an accredited college/university
Advanced Excel skills (ability to work with large data sets, manage monthly and quarterly VAT reconciliations and other calculation schedules, automate, and simplify processes via advanced Excel capabilities, etc.)
Knowledge of OneSource or GoSystem tax compliance software preferred