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Senior Accountant, Tax Compliance and Financial Projects The candidate will responsible for leading a wide scope of financial projects for the Corporate Accounting. Will prepare, organize and compile data for the preparation of Federal Form 990, Form 1065 and State tax returns and annual filings. Work closely with the Legal and Compliance teams on corporate governance reporting and disclosure. Liaise and coordinate with the outside tax accounting firm throughout the tax return preparation process (such as timeline, deliverables, deadlines, etc.). Work with outside tax accounting firm to resolve and correspond with state and local tax agencies on notices and inquiries as needed. Assist with reviewing Federal and State tax returns prepared by outside tax accounting firm to ensure accurate reporting of information. Coordinate internal management and board review of Federal and State tax returns. Research and document tax related technical issues. Own archive of corporate tax returns and tax compliance related records. Internal Control and Process Efficiency. Document and review process flow, identify key controls and productivity and efficiency opportunities. Lead reconciliation between general ledger and sub-systems, such as: E-Procurement; Payroll; Benefits; T&E; Financial Reporting. Coordinate with the corporate accounting team to obtain accurate information for external financial reporting, such as: Bank covenant ratios. Regulatory reports. Federal and state compliance reports. Perform other duties or special projects as requested.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have Bachelor's degree in Taxation or Accounting. A CPA, JD degree or Masters, is preferred. 3-5 years of tax compliance experience is required. Experience with Exempt Organization tax compliance (Form 990 and Form 990-T)is preferred. Technical knowledge of tax laws and regulation is preferred. Exceptional project management skill is required. Strong skills with MS Office Suite products - particularly Excel, Word and PowerPoint is required. Solid/current knowledge of U.S. GAAP is required. Experience with Microsoft GP and QuickBook is required. Experience with Concur and E-procurement system is preferred. Proficiency with financial reporting and general ledger system administration is required. Strong oral and written communication skill is essential. Excellent planning and organization skill is required. Must have knowledge of, and carefully follows all applicable federal and state compliance requirements and regulations including those prescribed by the Department of Education, accrediting agencies, CIE, and internal UMA policies and procedures. Effectively communicates compliance requirements to students and other staff as appropriate and quickly escalates any compliance concerns to the Compliance department is essential.
Job ID 2017-1051
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