Tax Accountant Job Description

Tax Accountant Job Description

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Tax accountant provides assistance and education to foreign markets on US GAAP and ASC 740 technical rules and company policies.

Tax Accountant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Prepare quarterly GAAP and statutory federal tax provisions for assigned companies accurately and timely
Prepare annual GAAP and statutory federal tax provisions for assigned companies timely and accurately
Assist with the preparation of the quarterly and annual ASC 740 tax provision calculations, financial statement disclosures SOX documentation
Responsible for preparing separate and consolidated federal income tax returns
Prepare various individual, partnership, trust, S corporation and private foundation federal, state and local income tax returns
Strong Microsoft Excel skills and experience with using large data sets
Research federal, state and international tax issues, and compose memoranda summarizing the findings
Preparation of quarterly and annual income tax provisions in accordance with US GAAP and US Statutory reporting requirements
Preparation of federal, state and local income tax returns for U.S. insurance and non-insurance Corporations
Preparation of state, local and other tax compliance (which consists of Sales & Use, Personal Property, Commercial Rent Tax, Federal Excise Tax reporting)

Tax Accountant Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Tax Accountant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CMA, ECM, SIMS, EA, MBA, CA

Education for Tax Accountant

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Employers hiring for the tax accountant 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, Education, Business, Taxation, Business/Administration, Public Accounting, Economics, Graduate, Accountancy

Skills for Tax Accountant

Desired skills for tax accountant include:

Excel
SAP
Federal
ASC 740
GAAP
Microsoft Excel
Government and regulatory laws and regulations
Microsoft Office
Financial analysis
Forecasting

Desired experience for tax accountant includes:

Knowledge of Corptax software
Associates Degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent relevant sales tax experience
Bachelor degree from reputable university, majored in Accounting/ Finance would be a plus but not necessary
Strong analytical ability of financial data and projections
Prepare and review tax returns
Correspond with the IRS regarding client tax notices

Tax Accountant Examples

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Tax Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a tax accountant. 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 tax accountant
  • Preparation of monthly, annual and long-term indirect-tax forecasting, compliance, and financial reporting for including executive tax dashboards
  • Key role in the year end reporting and forecasting/budgeting process with parent company
  • Review of GAAP fixed assets
  • Resolve federal, state and local tax notices, assist with examinations as requested
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of fund taxable income to book income and investor tax allocations to investor book income and book capital
  • Prepare tax estimate reports
  • Run fund level tax reports
  • Run investor tax allocations for estimates
  • Reconcile fund-level book to taxable income
  • Prepare annual K-1 working papers
Qualifications for tax accountant
  • Review data in MSFS Tax Portal
  • Enter tax adjustments
  • Run investor tax allocations
  • Reconcile fund-level to investor-level reports
  • Reconcile master-feeder allocations
  • Reconcile tax allocation reports
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Tax Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a tax accountant. 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 tax accountant
  • Maintain federal and state tax depreciation books within fixed asset software
  • Data gathering, preparation, and filing of high net worth individual federal and state income tax returns
  • Responsible for paying and filing all quarterly tax estimates and extensions
  • Maintain accurate and complete electronic and paper tax files
  • Prepare gift tax returns
  • Analyze and research issues in connection with the preparation of tax returns
  • Work with internal and external accounting and operational professionals to obtain and collate information required in connection with the preparation of tax returns
  • Facilitate the outsourced-preparation of property tax returns
  • Prepare annual reports and business license renewals
  • Perform research to support tax compliance and planning
Qualifications for tax accountant
  • Experience with Tax - Trust/Estate
  • Good understanding of all tax heads including CT
  • Experience preparing tax filings and/or reviewing tax assessments
  • Large Corporate, Public Accounting or Retail experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or other relevant field
  • Ten years of accounting experience
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Tax Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of tax accountant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for tax accountant
  • Preparing miscellaneous tax returns
  • Coordination of Hong Kong quarterly stamp tax return process
  • Working with internal departments to ensure W-9/W-8 forms are updated and in compliance
  • Assisting with tax audit and respond to various notices
  • Coordinate compliance and correspondence with tax authorities
  • Collect data and organize documents for various tax examinations
  • Query internal databases to gather information necessary for various tax compliance issues
  • Maintain tax log/calendar for all entities
  • Prepare periodic and year-end estimated tax schedules
  • Prepare various tax elections
Qualifications for tax accountant
  • Lead other projects as assigned by the Director
  • Coordinate with foreign offices on various tax issues
  • Work with experienced tax and accounting professionals on various projects as they arise
  • Preparation of information filings for foreign entities
  • Identifying opportunities and making recommendations to reduce taxes and minimize audit exposure
  • Utilizing software and systems to improve quality of work, improve processes and increase efficiency
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Tax Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a tax accountant. 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 tax accountant
  • Prepare commercial rent tax filings and unincorporated business tax filings
  • Prepare tax-related work papers and/or analyses for various tax filings
  • Assist in monthly, quarterly and annual sales tax filings
  • Participate in tax-related special projects when requested
  • Prepare commercial rent and unincorporated business tax filings
  • Managing the Group's CFC reporting requirements
  • Reviewing overseas tax returns and statutory accounts tax disclosure
  • Key point of contact for queries relating to compliance matters
  • Prepare fixed asset work papers (such as setting up assets into sub-ledger, recording depreciation expense to GL, annual surveys, managerial report for annual budget process)
  • Prepare commercial rent tax filings, unincorporated business tax filings
Qualifications for tax accountant
  • State or International Tax experience is a plus
  • A minimum of one year of experience in tax
  • A commercially focused problem solver with a strong technical background
  • Experience with OneSource software is preferred
  • Should be familiar with computers, spreadsheets and tax applications
  • Pro System Fx software experience
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Tax Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a tax accountant. 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 tax accountant
  • Assist with preparation of the annual federal tax provision
  • Provide support for federal and state tax audits and related amended tax returns
  • Mizuho Foundation monthly accounting close - reconcile checking account, prepare investment and accounting analysis in Excel, data entry using QuickBooks
  • Documentation of all tax issues/guidelines
  • Maintenance of Tax Checklists/Tax Calendars
  • Communicate with accountants regularly for accuracy of monthly reporting when necessary in analyzing tax issues
  • Prepare domestic income and franchise tax return estimated tax payment computations and oversee filings and payment processing
  • Management of invoicing from tax department vendors
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of tax related general ledger accounts
  • Process annual personal property tax bills for payment
Qualifications for tax accountant
  • Methodical thinking
  • Strong multi-state tax background
  • Tax experience with complex individual, partnership, and corporate returns
  • Excellent communication/client-serving capabilities
  • 2-4 years of related public or private tax experience
  • A minimum of five years of experience in tax

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