Lead Senior Tax Analyst

Job Summary

Participates in the implementation of tax strategy. Collaborates in minimizing tax liability through advanced knowledge of tax laws and regulations and best practices. Identifies new opportunities as well as maintaining current tax processes. Guides and mentors staff and develops relationships with key stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities

• Identifies, recommends, and communicates tax savings opportunities to management and key stakeholders through presentations and periodic reporting.
• Provides advanced knowledge of new and existing tax methodologies by researching new law and attending conferences and seminars in the tax industry.
• Participates in divisional and company-wide projects and programs to develop engagement for division-wide and company-wide initiatives.
• Participates in projects and process improvements for the department.
• Collaborates with other tax functions to implement optimal tax solutions.
• Develops relationships with business units to serve as a partner in the business unit's processes for value creation activities.
• May coach and mentor more junior analysts. Leads and trains staff members on new and existing tax processes and value creation projects.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, State department of revenue or company OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 4 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, State department of revenue or company.
  • At least 2 years of experience with technical tax laws, regulations and interpreting tax laws.
  • At least 2 years of experience with analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field
  • Advanced degree in accounting or tax
  • CPA is a plus
  • At least 4 years experience at a large or mid-tier public accounting firm or a large corporate tax department with a heavy focus on federal corporate compliance
  • Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and internal deadlines
  • At least 1 year of experience in indirect management of team members, including assisting in the development, training and assignment of work/projects to other team members.

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