The responsibilities of the Tax Associate include exposure to tax accounting and compliance assignments from a US federal and state and local tax perspective.
From a tax accounting perspective, the Associate will become knowledgeable of the components and calculations of the effective tax rate and deferred taxes pursuant to ASC 740 (formerly FAS 109).
From a tax compliance perspective, the tax associate should be familiar with the federal, state and local corporate income tax filings for the firm.
Additionally, the candidate should be familiar with the US tax aspects of international operations.
Primary Description :
Compute current and deferred tax provision and liabilities on previously identified book-tax differences
Analyze new transactions to determine potential book-tax differences and other related tax accounting treatment
Monitor new Accounting policies and pronouncements to determine proper tax treatment of such new emerging issues
Assist in preparation of separate entity Annual Report tax footnotes as applicable
Prepare federal, state and local corporate income tax returns for a variety of firm entities. This includes gathering and analyzing financial information to properly determine the impact on such tax returns.
Document all tax return support in Corporate Tax’s workflow database
Ad hoc tax research related to various tax return positions
Candidate Qualifications :
Relevant tax accounting and compliance experience
Big 4 accounting firm experience is preferred
Self starter who also possesses excellent communication, organizational and attention to details skills
The ability to effectively use various programs such as Microsoft Office, Access, and SAP is a plus
Knowledge of Onesource RS tax compliance software is a plus and preferred
Education should include an accounting degree
An MBA with emphasis in tax, or an MST and / or a CPA license is a plus