Tax Accountant Senior

Company: Kforce Finance and Accounting ( Learn More )

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US-WA-Seattle
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Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client seeking a Tax Accountant Senior in Seattle, Washington (WA).Summary:This position contributes by performing complex or new indirect tax functional responsibilities for designated business channels and activities with minimal direction. For sales tax, value added tax (e.g. VAT, GST) and other indirect taxes primarily in the US, Canada and other countries, it includes a combination of tax reporting, analysis, tax operations, and systems involvement to ensure compliance with tax laws and to minimize overall tax liabilities. The position contributes to error risk analysis and continuous improvements for areas of responsibility.Summary of Key Responsibilities:Responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Tax Calculations and Analysis - Prepares complex tax calculations, work papers, journal entries and reconciliations required for accurate tax reporting for areas of responsibility; Performs trend, variance and risk analysis and communicates issues or changes; Effectively utilizes internal systems and reporting tools for recurring and ad-hoc reporting and analysis to support business and tax requirements and decisions
  • Tax Returns - May prepare or review tax returns, payments and tax authority notices, or provide required information to external service providers; Works with tax jurisdictions and/or service providers to resolve issues and improve the processes
  • Business Systems Tax Requirements - Determines, maintains or reviews tax requirements, tax classifications, exemptions, rules and rates for business, finance or tax systems and ensures usability of systems and data for tax purposes for areas of responsibility; Identifies opportunities for improvements and performs troubleshooting, testing, documenting, and work with cross-functional teams
  • Job Requirements

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • 3-5 years of progressive experience with multi-jurisdictional indirect tax responsibilities
    • In-depth knowledge and understanding of indirect tax laws, application, practices and procedures
    • Proficient skills with business tax system processes, tax data bases and tax research tools
    • Ability to use ERP/accounting system and reporting tools to obtain required data for tax purposes
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups, large data) and databases, intermediate skills with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
    • In-depth knowledge and understanding of indirect tax laws, application, practices and procedures
    • Proficient skills with business tax system processes, tax data bases and tax research tools
    • Ability to use ERP/accounting system and reporting tools to obtain required data for tax purposes
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and databases, intermediate skills with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
    • Ability to interact effectively at various levels of the organization
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate tax requirements or impacts in laymen's terms
    • Displays initiative and has the ability to improve processes and document work performed
    • Strong cross-functional problem solving and analytical skills
    • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities and deadlines effectively in a fast-paced environment
    • Exceptional attention to detail and organization
    • Highly collaborative including with cross functional teams
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Software experience includes: Excel and Tier 1 and 2 ERP systems
    Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.