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Tax Accountant
Ref No.: 18-05954
Location: Marlborough, Massachusetts
Start Date / End Date: 05/07/2018 to 12/21/2018
Job Title: Tax Accountant
Duration: 8 months
Location: Marlborough, MA
 
Job Description:
Summary of Responsibilities:
This position will be part of a team which is responsible for the federal and multi-state corporate income tax compliance as well as other sales/use/misc. tax calculations and filings.

Principal functions:
  • Prepare sales/use tax reports for external filing vendor and serve as primary sales/use tax resource.
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations and journal entries for tax related general ledger accounts.
  • Document and respond to external notices and localities through research and support documentation.
  • Prepare state and local property tax lists, returns and payments.
  • Compile data and calculate state apportionment.
  • Maintain tax depreciation and reconcile tax/GAAP fixed assets.
  • Assist in preparation of federal and state income tax quarterly estimated payment and extension calculations.
  • Assist in preparation of detailed workpapers supporting the federal and state income tax returns and use internal software to prep and file the returns.
  • Research tax related issues using tax codes, regulations, cases, rulings, rates, etc.
  • Independently prioritize and perform multiple tasks while meeting strict deadlines.
  • Other misc. tax filings and adhoc projects as needed.
Minimum Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Experience Required:
  • Minimum 2 years related tax experience required.
  • Corporate income tax department or public accounting tax experience with corporate income tax clients
Knowledge and Skills (general and technical):
  • Highly Proficient technical skills
  • Thomson Reuters OneSource tax solutions
  • Firm knowledge of GAAP and tax principles
  • Experience with tax research programs (RIA, CCH, BNA)
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to follow directions and produce excellent work product by cross referencing.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills are critical!
  • Attention to detail and the ability self review work is essential!
Shiva Prasad | Senior Recruiter
Sunrise Systems Inc.
Desk: (732) 272 0346
Email: shiva.p@sunrisesys.com | URL: www.sunrisesys.com
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