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Tax - General Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

Wells Fargo

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Tax - General

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Aug 30,2018

Posted on

Aug 02,2018

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Tax Accountant V The candidate will assist with various responsibilities related to the Governance Program, Governance Relations, Tax Issues and Compliance Reporting focused on customer information tax. Will help address the core compliance responsibilities of the tax program in a variety of capacities, including such items as metrics and reporting, policies and procedures, and issues management. Assist with the maintenance of the governance program which enables the Wholesale Tax Program across the Wholesale Banking Group to meet regulatory requirements related to customer information tax onboarding, withholding, and reporting. Also assist in the following components of the governance program: relationship management, tax regulatory interaction and coordination, and emerging trend. Perform the most complex tax accounting activities related to the preparation of federal, state and local tax returns and/or the financial statement accounting for income taxes. Prepare comprehensive tax workpapers, perform complex account analysis and look for improvement in policies and procedures for the maintenance of tax-related records. Maintain high level of knowledge of federal and state income tax laws, rulings, regulations and judicial decisions and develop high level of expertise in assigned areas. Develop relationships with business units to support business needs and objectives and provide consultation and advice on complex income tax issues. Perform analysis of complex transactions and researches opportunities to minimize income taxes and management of income tax risks. Perform tax research and take leadership role in the collection and communication of information in response to inquiries from federal and state income tax auditors. May direct the work of less experienced staff. May be recognized as an expert in one or more areas of tax law.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should preferably have a J.D. degree, Master's of Taxation or CPA or equivalent certification. Must have 8+ years of tax and accounting experience. Should preferably have 8+ years of customer income tax experience including Chapter 3, Chapter 4 and 61. Experience working in a large enterprise environment is desired. Solid negotiation skills are preferred. Tax controls, information reporting and withholding compliance and audit skills are an asset. Demonstrated knowledge of technical tax onboarding, withholding, reporting and required tax compliance is a plus. Experience influencing processes, policies and procedures consistent with corporate values and tax laws is ideal. Track record for implementing significant improvements to existing processes is desired. Ability to independently evaluate tax issues and apply sound business judgment with minimal oversight is preferred. Experience leading operations in a financial services environment including experience leading tax reporting teams through process design / reengineering initiatives with quantifiable results is an asset. Strong influencing and negotiation skills are a plus. Application Deadline: August 31, 2018. 

Additional info

Job ID: 5402422

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Wells Fargo
1300 I St Nw
Washington, DC 20005