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Senior Tax Accountant

Senior Tax Accountant

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US-FL-Lake Mary

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Job Title: Senior Tax Accountant

Department: Accounting

Reports To: VP of Corporate Tax

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Code: Accounting & Finance


Summary:  The Senior Tax Accountant will be responsible for preparing and assisting with the US GAAP global financial reporting of income taxes, tax planning, income tax compliance, tax research and special projects.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned.


Follows company procedures with respect to all essential duties and responsibilities of the job.


Prepare the quarterly and annual worldwide US GAAP income tax provision in accordance with ASC 740, including domestic and foreign current and deferred tax provisions, effective tax rate reconciliation, valuation allowance analysis, FIN 48 evaluation and measurement, tax accounts reconciliations and tax related financial disclosures


Gather data and prepare supporting workpapers for the US and Canada tax compliance


Prepare some state and local income and franchise tax returns


Complete quarterly estimate and annual extension calculations


Organize and maintain calendar of due dates and prior year tax returns of acquired entities


Assist with federal, state and local tax audits and notices


Research and analyze domestic and foreign tax issues and appropriately document conclusions


Assist with due diligence and purchase accounting calculations for acquisitions


Maintain and monitor department compliance with internal controls, policies and procedures


Be a business partner to the global finance and operations organization and assist local teams with indirect tax filings, research and audits


Assist with tax planning and other special projects


Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience                                                   

Bachelors Degree in Accounting and Certified Public Accountant required. Masters in Taxation preferred.  Three to Five years experience.


Language Skills                                                

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.