Senior Tax Analyst- Compliance Job
Foster City , California
November 12, 2016
Job: Tax
Job Number: 164067


The Senior Tax Analyst position will be a part of the Tax Compliance group, working closely with a team of other staff and managers on the preparation of the Company's federal and multistate tax returns, estimates, and extensions. Tax Compliance also supports the Tax Accounting group on tax forecasts and provisions, and works closely with the Tax Controversy group on responding to information requests from federal and state tax auditors.

� Role Description
� The Senior Tax Analyst position will be a part of the Tax Compliance group, and will be responsible for the preparation of numerous federal and state income tax returns, estimates, and extensions, as well as the quarterly forecasts of all of the federal and state tax payments. This role will also be responsible for coordinating with and reviewing the work of an outside service provider that prepares the Company's indirect tax returns (sales and property tax). The role will also be expected to perform research on various tax topics, draft technical memos summarizing the conclusions, and communicate the results up to management. The role will provide assistance to our Tax Controversy group in responding to information document requests from federal and state auditors. This individual will also work closely with a team of other staff, and will be expected to review their work on occasion and provide guidance as required.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of federal returns and detailed supporting workpapers
  • Preparation state and local income/franchise tax returns
  • Calculation of apportionment factors for multiple states and entities
  • Calculation of federal and state estimated tax payments and extensions
  • Assist with quarterly federal and state tax forecasts and cash flow analyses
  • Assist with calculation of the Sec. 199 domestic manufacturing deduction
  • Perform federal and state tax research and prepare research memorandums using RIA Checkpoint and other internet-based tax research tools
  • Assist with providing supporting data for the quarterly and annual tax provisions
  • Coordinate with outside service provider on various indirect tax returns and issues (e.g., sales, property, excise)
  • Respond to notices from tax authorities
  • Assist with income tax audits as required
  • Assist with other tax projects as required

  • Qualifications

    Key Competencies:

  • Ability to prioritize assignments and manage workload within statutory and internal deadlines
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with general ledger, tax compliance, and tax research software (e.g., Excel, Oracle, OneSource, RIA Checkpoint)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, with strong interpersonal, team and partnering skills
  • Ability to act independently and take ownership of assigned areas

  • Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • Master's Degree in Taxation
  • CPA license (preferred)
  • 4-6 years of similar tax experience�in a Big 4 and/or large multi-national corporate tax department

    About Visa:
    Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind � making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do. CyberSource, a Visa company, has been and continues to be a pioneer within the e-Commerce Payment Management world. Our VisaNet network is capable of handling over 65,000 transaction messages per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks.

    We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa�s sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA� World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

    �Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.�

  • A little about us:
    As a global company at the forefront of the electronic payments industry, Visa is a dynamic organization.

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