Job ID: 18257

Location: Nationwide Connecticut

Tax Accountant

 

Our client is responsible for providing financial back-office services to several independent associated companies, including a full range of accounting, treasury, tax, and insurance services. They manage a variety of privately held legal entities related to real estate, debt and equity investments, royalties, and services-based organizations.

 

As a key team member, you will collaborate with the Sr. Tax Manager and Tax Director, contributing to domestic and foreign corporate and partnership tax matters. You will manage the tax compliance process, maintenance, and preparation of tax records, tax returns, and tax-related schedules and reports. You will also prepare paperwork for local, state, and federal income tax returns for submission within specified deadlines and provide tax planning and advisory services. Additionally, as a Tax Accountant, you will collect and analyze changes in local, state, and federal regulations to ensure work processes comply with those changes. If you are an experienced tax professional looking to grow professionally and expand your knowledge, this is a fantastic opportunity!

 

To succeed in this position, you must have a thorough understanding of accounting procedures and strong time management abilities, as you will be responsible for ensuring the company fulfills deadlines. Our client’s ideal applicant should be a strong communicator, possess great mathematical abilities, and pay close attention to detail.

 

To succeed as a Tax Accountant, you should have:        

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • 5-7 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • CPA/EA certification a plus
  • Strong knowledge of federal, state, and local tax laws
  • Experience with tax software. CCH experience is preferred. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven work experience as a credible tax accountant or similar role
  • Good command of Microsoft Office, ProSystem fx Tax, and accounting software; SAP by Design is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Thorough understanding of bookkeeping and accounting procedures

 

Your expertise and abilities will be instrumental in effectively carrying out these tasks:

  • Prepare and file federal and state corporate/partnership tax returns, including domestic and foreign.
  • Monitor and interpret tax laws, recommending process updates for compliance.
  • Handle extensions, state apportionment schedules, and journal entries in SAP.
  • Resolve tax issues, respond to notices, and prepare income/loss projections and budgets.
  • Provide tax planning services, make estimated tax payments, and manage ProSystem fx Tax.
  • Assist in Country by Country and Transfer Pricing reporting, including R&D tax credit calculations.
  • Support tax audits, develop relationships with key contacts, and maintain the tax database.

 

Best-in-Class Benefits and Perks:

Our client values their employees’ time and efforts. Their competitive compensation of $92K- $135K annually, depending on experience and extensive benefits package, enhances their commitment to your success. Our client’s benefits package includes: 

  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness & Insurance Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Life insurance
  • Robust retirement planning: 401k plan with immediate eligibility, company match, employer retirement contribution
  • Well-being and Work-life balance: Fully Remote position, some flexibility in work schedule
  • Flexible Schedules: Monday-Friday, with a year-round ½ day Friday option – applicable when business commitments allow, and a 35-hour work week achieved; 35-hour work week, except for deadline commitments where additional time is typically required.
  • Paid Time Off: 14 company holidays, including a paid week off between Christmas and New Year; an annual incentive bonus

 

Plus, they work to maintain the best possible environment for their employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. They strive to provide a collaborative environment where everyone feels encouraged to contribute to their processes, decisions, planning, and culture.

 

Our client is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace. Our client does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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