Position Description: Tax Accountant
Basic Function: The tax accountant position is accountable for the collection of tax-related information, reporting to taxation authorities at the federal, state, county, and local levels in a timely manner, and advising management on the tax impact of various corporate strategies.
Devise tax strategies to defer or eliminate tax payments
Create tax data collection systems, and maintain the corporate tax database
Complete required tax reporting in a timely manner
Prepare and update tax provision schedules
Update the company sales tax database as tax rates change
Coordinate audits by various taxation authorities
Research and correct process errors that caused incorrect tax filings
Negotiate with tax authorities over tax payment issues
Research the basis for tax positions to be taken
Advise management regarding the tax impact of corporate strategies
Advise management on the impact of new laws on tax liabilities
Coordinate outsourced tax preparation work
Identify tax savings in prospective acquisition scenarios
Desired Qualifications: 3+ years of tax accounting experience. Bachelor's degree in accounting preferred, or a tax concentration within an accounting program. Must be detail oriented.