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Tax Analyst in Boston, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 7/31/2018

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Job Description

Tax Analyst

Reporting to the Tax Manager, the Senior Tax Analyst will assist the tax department in all tax functions as needed, primarily tax compliance and audits.

Primary Responsibilities:
Assist in the preparation of the federal and state income tax returns
Assist in the preparation of federal and state tax estimates and extensions
Respond to state income tax audit notices and prepare audit documentation
Draft IDR responses and meet with IRS or state examiners to review, discuss, and resolve exam issues
Assist team in preparation of quarterly and annual ASC 740 (formerly FAS109) calculations and related workpapers, and respond to inquiries of such from outside audit firm
Work with accounting and financial planning and analysis group to gather data, prepare workpapers, and various account analysis
Assist with other ad hoc domestic or foreign compliance or planning projects as they arise

Experience Guidelines:
3 to 5 years of corporate tax experience in public accounting or industry
Bachelor's degree (accounting preferred), CPA or advanced degree a plus
Experience in dealing with tax authorities on audit inquiries
Experience with ASC 740 (formerly FAS109 or equivalent) and corporate tax return preparation
Team player who is not afraid to collaborate with others
Strong organization and communication skills
High-level of energy, enthusiasm, and desire to grow your career
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the following competencies:

Flexible and open to change and new information; adapts behavior and work methods accordingly
Grasps the essence of new information; recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; pursues self-development; seeks feedback
Exhibits integrity though fair and ethical behavior toward others and a demonstrated sense of corporate responsibility and commitment
Treats colleagues and partners with respect: considers and responds appropriately to the needs, feelings, and capabilities of different people
Can be relied upon to ensure that projects within areas of specific responsibility are completed in an appropriate and timely manner and acknowledges mistakes, learns from those events and is able to move forward productively
Identifies and analyzes problems; distinguishes between relevant and irrelevant information.
Ability to balance time to market with a solution and make the right trade-offs along the way
Strong analytical skills: understands and utilizes metrics relevant to role
Clear communication through expression of facts and ideas in a clear, convincing and organized manner
Good business judgment when making decisions and always considers the relevance/impact of each decision on the business