Senior Tax Analyst Job Description

Senior Tax Analyst Job Description

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Senior tax analyst provides support for various aspects of the Company's financial reporting requirements for income taxes (ASC 740).

Senior Tax Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Prepare workpapers for the ASC 740 calculations, related disclosures for the federal, state, and local income tax area including footnote disclosures
Preparing quarterly federal and state estimated payments and prepare federal and state extensions
Support the U.S. federal and state tax planning and compliance functions including the preparation and review of the US federal and state tax returns
Support the U.S. federal and state tax planning and compliance functions including the
Preparation and filing of all federal and state tax returns
Developing and maintaining company-wide federal and state tax compliance policies and procedures
Responding to federal and state tax authorities on issues as they are identified
Preparing and Filing all Federal and State Tax Returns
Quarterly Federal and State estimated payments and expenses
Review and/or prepare US Federal corporation and partnership income tax returns

Senior Tax Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Tax Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, JD, PMP, US, SOX, MST, SUT, IPT

Education for Senior Tax Analyst

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Employers hiring for the senior tax analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Business, Education, Business/Administration, Economics, Law, Public Accounting, Accountancy

Skills for Senior Tax Analyst

Desired skills for senior tax analyst include:

Excel
ASC 740
Federal income taxation of international transactions
CCH
Federal
PowerPoint
SAP
Microsoft Excel and Word
Microsoft Office
Professional accounting and financial reporting systems

Desired experience for senior tax analyst includes:

5 years of relevant tax experience in a public accounting and/or corporate environment
One to three years of related tax experience with a BA in accounting or equivalent
Must be detail-oriented, organized and demonstrate initiative to follow projects through completion
Must be able to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines
Accounting Designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA), preferred
Support both the Head of Corporate Tax and the Finance department with a range of tax matters including tax accounting, compliance, VAT and transfer pricing

Senior Tax Analyst Examples

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Senior Tax Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of senior tax analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for senior tax analyst
  • Assist in preparation of Federal, State and International income tax returns
  • FAS 109 / ASC 740 reporting
  • Prepare federal proforma corporate income tax returns for consolidated group
  • Prepare standalone federal corporate income tax returns for non-consolidated entities
  • Prepare Federal and State Estimated Payments
  • Research tax issues for both Federal and State purposes
  • Prepare global ASC 740-10 (FIN48) summary/roll-forward
  • Account analysis and estimations on tax filings and payments
  • Ensure Sarbanes Oxley controls and processes are followed
  • Prepare income tax returns for consolidation with parent-company
Qualifications for senior tax analyst
  • Degree-educated professional, qualified accountant or tax professional
  • At least 4-5 years' experience in tax, either in a Big4 firm or with a multinational
  • Experience with transfer pricing, including project-related work
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems will be an asset
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with 5+ years of corporate tax experience
  • Prior Multistate tax experience and International tax experience preferred
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Senior Tax Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior tax analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for senior tax analyst
  • Prepare/review the U.S. federal consolidated income tax return, state and local income and franchise returns
  • Review and assist in preparing the quarterly and yearend tax provisions under ASC 740
  • Assist with federal, state and local tax audits, respond to and resolve notices from taxing authorities and other disputes, as needed
  • Participate in tax research and assist with tax planning related to special projects and business transactions
  • Prepare state corporate income tax returns
  • Prepare individual entity annual tax provisions
  • Help prepare responses to IRS Information Data Request
  • Prepare and post BCS quarterly/annual journal entries related to tax provision
  • Prepare monthly tax consulting accruals
  • Perform account reconciliation for various US and foreign tax accounts
Qualifications for senior tax analyst
  • Sarbanes-Oxley 404 and International tax experience preferred
  • Minimum 4-6 years taxation experience in a Big Four or other public accounting firm or equivalent industry experience
  • Attention to detail and good organization skills, the ability to multi-task and prioritize work in a fast paced environment
  • Expert tax knowledge
  • Working knowledge of Accounting, Finance, Treasury and corporate laws functions
  • Five to seven years of in-depth experience in direct and indirect tax area
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Senior Tax Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a senior tax analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for senior tax analyst
  • Preparation and /or assisting in review of interim and year-end ASC 740 income tax provision
  • Research tax issues, analyze federal and state laws to interpret how they apply to the company, prepare technical documentation to communicate tax issues
  • Compiles, organizes, validates and analyzes data for the completion of complex federal and state/local tax returns and the income tax provision to meet all internal and external reporting requirements
  • Assist with transaction work / M&A
  • The Tax Team prepares regular tax filings to the IRS and state agencies on a daily, monthly, and quarterly basis
  • Applies demonstrated project management skills to ensure project deliverable's and expectations are met on a daily basis
  • Remains current on all applicable tax withholding laws, regulations and requirements in each active location
  • Calculate, document and validate tax files, remittances and ensure accurate settlement of daily tax deposits
  • Perform special projects that are designed to explore ways to improve accuracy, efficiency and the timeliness of timesheet data submission
  • Manage Tax Notice Response Process
Qualifications for senior tax analyst
  • Assist with tax projects such as annual research and development credit project
  • Perform tax research and data modeling
  • At least 7 years of income tax experience
  • Detailed working knowledge of income tax provision and accounting requirements under US GAAP (ASC 740 and related guidance)
  • Desire to develop with the team and the individuals on the team
  • Minimum 3Yrs experience on Taxes Senior roles
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Senior Tax Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a senior tax analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for senior tax analyst
  • Prepare, review and assist managing the filing of all of our federal and state quarterly and annual compliance reporting (including returns, estimates, extensions)
  • Perform tax research for variety of federal, state and local issues
  • Assist with federal, state and local audit documentation and correspondence
  • Collaborate in the preparation of federal and state income and franchise tax returns
  • Maintain knowledge and compliance with federal and state tax laws and their impact to the Company
  • Work with Accounting groups on tax issues and communicate effectively to appropriate individuals
  • Maintain and update property roll-up and legal entity structure in Visio flowcharting
  • Provide compliance assistance with SOX documentation and internal control provisions
  • Maintain tax depreciation schedules and tax basis for US entities
  • Prepare US tax analysis on dispositions and acquisitions, and maintain US disposition tax gain schedule
Qualifications for senior tax analyst
  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree in Business, Finance or Accounting
  • Working experiences with partnership will be preferred
  • Technical tax knowledge, research skills, and proven ability to apply and communicate that knowledge
  • Tax knowledge of income tax calculation to partnerships is a plus
  • High degree of integrity and professionalism and strong interpersonal communication skills in order to effectively communicate with different groups across campus including management
  • Must possess at least intermediate knowledge of accounting and GAAP – advanced knowledge preferred
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Senior Tax Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a senior tax analyst. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for senior tax analyst
  • Prepares and files international, federal, state and local tax documents, such as but not limited to returns and provisions related to state and local income taxes, within internal and statutory deadlines
  • 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
  • Prepares and files international, federal, state and local tax documents, such as but not limited to tax returns and provisions, within internal and statutory deadlines
  • Educate and train team members regarding respective tasks, work processes, and system tools
  • Help develop team members' working knowledge of the overall business
  • Working with other team members to identify potential process improvement opportunities
  • As appropriate may have other responsibilities such as safety and ergonomic contact, coordination of incident reporting, controls advisory, record retention, systems power user
  • Create and file state and local non-income tax returns including property taxes, sales and use taxes, and annual reports
  • Prepare miscellaneous tax filings
  • Provide support in the preparation of the income tax provision
Qualifications for senior tax analyst
  • A minimum of minimum two (2) years of corporate or public accounting experience in the area of corporate income tax
  • Must have a Bachelor's degree – Accounting or Finance – Preferred
  • Master’s degree – Taxation or Accounting – Preferred
  • Must have a minimum of five years of experience in the tax area
  • Must be in the same location as the job or willing to relocate
  • Business, Financial, and Industry Knowledge

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