Senior Tax Accountant

  • location: Fairfax, VA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $90,000 per year
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Senior Tax Accountant

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Senior Tax Accountant

As one of the nation's largest and most well-known financial planning firms, we are seeking an experienced professional to join our team as a Senior Tax Accountant in Fairfax, VA.

You will be responsible for assisting the VP, Tax and the Tax Manager in producing accurate company tax returns, developing proactive processes and procedures for the tax department, monitoring and complying with tax and accounting deadlines, and being responsive to business stakeholders on issues regarding the tax implications of ongoing and proposed transactions. We offer an excellent employee benefit plan including a 401K plan with company match. Beautiful office setting with onsite gym facilities.

location: Fairfax, Virginia
job type: Permanent
salary: $80,000 - 90,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 6
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 0 Years

  • Prepare Corporate and Partnership federal returns and state and local returns including entity income, composite, franchise, excise, and various other returns
  • Prepare quarterly and yearly tax estimates for corporate and partnership entities
  • Prepare components of the year-end accrual review and support the Tax Manager with the computation of the year-end and monthly tax provision
  • Compute and record provision-to-return differences
  • Maintain partnership equity and capital account schedules
  • Support computation of accurate and timely tax distributions to the company's investors
  • Prepare account and tax reconciliations, tax adjustments and partner taxable income allocations
  • Assist in the analysis of corporate accounting and tax issues
  • Assist in resolution of federal, state, and local tax notices and audits

  • 5 years of accounting experience; 2-3 years of large CPA firm experience preparing partnership and corp tax returns
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, MS in Acctg or Tax preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Experience with Thomson Reuters OneSource tax software program, a plus
  • Noted skill in accounting for income taxes (ASC 740) and the ability to apply the guidance in assisting with the preparation of tax provisions
  • Strong aptitude for financial systems, including advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent judgment to appropriately prioritize and manage multiple deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Critical thinking, attention to detail and multi-tasking skills required
  • Position requires a high level of confidentiality
skills: Federal Tax, Income Tax
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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