Sr. Tax Accountant

Location: Marietta, GA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $75,000.00 - $85,000.00
Date: 6/16/2017
Job ID: 02489825
Job Description
Senior Tax Accountant
Our client is a larger, well-established corporation that recently relocated their HQ to the Northwest side of Atlanta. They are building the tax department from the ground up.  This is a great opportunity to help build a function and gain great experience in a corporation with a great brand name.  Great culture and solid work/life balance.
Manage the gathering and collecting of data for federal and state tax compliance, preparation of annual return to provision, maintaining and preparation of quarterly FIN 48 tax reserve workpapers, reconciling tax account activity/sub-ledgers for financial statement accounts, respond to federal, state tax notices, perform tax research on various tax issues, preparation of monthly/annual tax provision work papers for financial statements, including preparation of tax footnote support and assisting Tax Sr. Manager and Director with any other related projects.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Tax compliance data collection for  legal entities and maintaining and preparation of quarterly FIN 48 tax reserve workpapers.
  • Preparation and input of monthly journal entries for tax provision, FIN 48 tax reserve and other misc tax accruals.
  • Research tax notices/questions from taxing jurisdictions, perform tax research on various issues and respond to requests for information from internal customers and taxing jurisdictions and manage all internal & external tax deliverables calendar.
  • Preparation of annual return to provision workpapers and journal entries.
  • Preparation of monthly tax provision workpapers and journal entries.
  • Preparation of annual tax provision workpapers and journal entries, according to ASC 740, including tax footnote disclosure support.
  • Assist Tax Manager with miscellaneous projects, as necessary.
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA, BS) or equivalent in Accounting
  • 5-8 years of tax experience
  • 2-3 years of corporate tax industry experience preferred
  • CPA required
  • 2-4 years of tax provision experience with strong knowledge of ASC 740
  • Demonstrated experience with technical and complex tax issues
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures and governmental regulations
  • Ability to work with various accounting systems to gather and convert data to a standardized format to provide to external service providers and auditors