Senior Tax Accountant – Nonprofit – San Antonio –

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:
Medical, dental, vision, Medical Spending account, Parental leave, retirement plan with 10% contribution from the employer, Tuition remission for employee and dependents, and more!

What the Senior Tax Accountant will do:

  • Coordinates the preparation of tax returns, including but not limited to Forms 990 and 990-T.
  • Works closely with outside tax consultants to minimize tax liabilities
  • Monitors unrelated business activities and ensure appropriate filing on the annual tax return.
  • Reports on potential exposure to unrelated business income tax.
  • Conducts research and tracks tax-related legislative changes the may impact the organization.
  • Assists Office of Endowments in evaluating and structuring investment opportunities regarding tax matters
  • Conducts research and provides guidance on tax implications of foreign investments.
  • Manages K-1s and foreign tax returns for investments.
  • Conducts research and stays up to date on legislative changes the may impact reporting for the organization
  • Provides ad-hoc legal tax research; completes special projects as needed.
  • Collaborates with relevant departments to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local tax laws.
  • Ensures compliance with collection and remittance of sales tax

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.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field is required. Master’s degree in taxation is preferred.

Reports to: Controller

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