|Senior Tax Accountant
The Senior Tax Accountant plays a key role in ensuring the organization is in compliance with tax laws. The work requires a highly motivated individual who can provide expertise and serve as the main authority on tax issues. This position will advance compliance with federal and state tax laws throughout the organization by acting as the unified resource for interpretation, education, and enforcement regarding tax issues. It is this individuals responsibility to stay abreast of changes in tax laws that may affect the reporting obligations of the organization.
About the Organization:
This client has been ranked #1 in numerous areas and is in top ratings for multiple commendations. This organization is always looking for new ways to provide their service lines in an ever-changing world! They are using cutting-edge research in their Accounting & Finance practices to ensure success.
In this position, you will have true work-life balance, job autonomy, a great team, and a beautiful working environment. The benefits are fantastic with this organization and include:
What the Senior Tax Accountant will do:
Experience needed for the Tax Accountant:
Extensive knowledge of accounting and tax principles and practices. Excellent understanding of 501(c)3 investment-related tax matters, including unrelated business taxable income. Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.Must embrace challenges and possess initiative to tackle new assignments with attention to continuous improvement. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team within an environment of accountability and transparency. Must be able to attend professional conferences.Must embrace challenges and possess initiative to tackle new assignments with attention to continuous improvement. Integrity and a positive attitude are essential.
Five years of tax experience within a public accounting firm or nonprofit/governmental/higher education setting. Experience preparing tax returns for universities or other exempt organizations which hold foreign investments is preferred. Masters in tax highly preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field is required. Master’s degree in taxation is preferred.
Reports to: Controller