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Senior Tax Accountant

Columbus, GA 43004

Industry: Accounting / Finance Job Number: 1922 Salary: 105,831

Tax Senior Accountant


Summary of This Role

Responsible for managing and directing all activities regarding tax research, tax records, tax schedules, planning, and compliance required of the organization. Works to optimize the tax obligation of the organization. Ensures that all appropriate tax returns and payments are filed in a timely manner. Prepares and or reviews the provision for taxes for the affiliated group of companies. Prepares or reviews the accounting entries for the tax provision of the consolidated group of companies.
  Ideal Candidate:
We are looking for someone with good exposure to income tax provision, partnership income tax compliance, & SALT income taxes.  Would also like the person to have multi-state compliance experience and multi-state A&A knowledge (specifically sales sourcing for service revenue). We would like for someone to come in, learn the company, and then hit the ground running.  This characteristic is very important as we are a company that has experienced a lot of growth the past few years with M&A and anticipate it will not slow down. 

Someone with a CPA, and a Master’ s or other graduate degree is highly preferred. 


What Part Will You Play?

  • Prepares and files international, federal, state and local tax documents, such as but not limited to returns, sales and use tax, Value Added Tax (VAT), property tax, and provisions, within internal and statutory deadlines. Reviews basic to complex work prepared by lower level Tax Accountants for accuracy and potential audit risk.

  • Forecasts business tax credits/expenditures in relation to the company' s business plan and actual quarterly results. Assists in the identification of potential tax savings and/or cost by reviewing/analyzing tax information, schedules, tax notices and discrepancies.

  • Researches process errors that caused incorrect tax filings and proposes resolutions to mitigate future process errors. May act as the company liaison while preparing and reviewing Information Document Request (IDR) responses for subpart F (Part III of Subchapter N of Chapter 1 of Subtitle A of Title 26 of the United State Code), expense allocation, tax credit issues, and other foreign tax credits during Internal Revenue Service (IRS) audits and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) key control testing. Reviews and analyzes tax return positions to mitigate/minimize impact to the organization.

  • Maintains internal legislative materials by reviewing existing international, federal, state and local tax laws for updates/revisions and reports potential impacts of proposed tax laws to management. Begins to act as a tax information source and interprets tax laws for the organization.


What Are We Looking For in This Role?

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor' s Degree

  • Relevant Experience or Degree in: Accounting, Finance, Tax, or related degree

  • Typically Minimum 4 Years Relevant Exp

  • Experience in Tax Compliance and federal consolidation or multi-state filings

Preferred Qualifications

  • Typically Minimum 6 Years Relevant Exp

  • CPA Certification/Master of Tax Degree/Experience in a large accounting firm or corporation


What Are Our Desired Skills and Capabilities?

  • Skills / Knowledge - A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. This job is the fully qualified, career-oriented, journey-level position.

  • Job Complexity - Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.

  • Supervision - Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.

  • SALT Concepts, Federal Tax Accounting - Accounting standards Sand And Local Taxes

  • ASC740 (FAS109), FIN48 - Accounting standards Accounting Standard Codification, Financial Accounting Standards, Federal Interpretation Number

  • Various Tax Software - OneSource Tax, Hyperion Tax, SAP, or Fixed Asset System Software
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