SENIOR TAX ACCOUNTANT
Location:
Posted:
December 18, 2015
Reference:
96163
POSITION PURPOSE -
The Senior Tax Accountant, a part of the sales/use tax team, will be responsible for a variety of projects supporting sales/use tax systems (product taxability, tax rates), sales/use/VAT tax audits, tax exempt customer databases, research and new business initiatives.


MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES -
  • 80% Tax Planning, Accounting, Research, Compliance, and Audit Defense as needed to meet the goals of the Department. May serve as principal contact on one or more projects with governmental officials, outside counsel, and business partners. May lead or participate in special studies to determine tax implications of company operations. May be responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely filing of tax returns, and for the accurate statement of accounting reserves, including FAS 109 and FIN 48 where applicable. May serve as liaison between SSC and subsidiary businesses in the US and internationally. 
  • 10% Participation on cross-functional teams as a subject-matter expert 
  • 10% Coaching and mentoring of associates in the department 

NATURE AND SCOPE -
  • Reports to Tax Manager 
  • No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the leadership of a work group: assign and review work, train and contribute to performance appraisal (but not hiring, firing or disciplinary action). 

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -
  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS -
  • Must be eighteen years of age
  • Must pass the Drug Test
  • Must pass the Background Check
  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

EDUCATION REQUIRED -
  • The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE - 2


PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -
  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS -
  • Demonstrate technical tax skills appropriate for the years of experience in the one or more tax disciplines.
  • Demonstrate leadership and interpersonal skills, including the ability to manage and implement multiple complex projects, people management, and communications to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Proven analytical and problem resolution skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS -
  • CPA, CMI preferred
  • 3-6 years experience preferred
  • Experience in tax compliance, audit, research and accounting.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES -
  • Technical expertise in tax.
  • Proven analytical and problem resolution skills.
  • Flexibility in meeting multiple goals.
  • Ability to work with teams in diverse functional areas.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills.
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