Senior Tax Analyst – REMOTE

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Job ID#: 10585

Senior Tax Analyst – fully remote

Direct Hire; up to 85K + 10% bonus

Katy, TX

**Open to Sales and Use tax experience with willingness to learn income tax; company files about 500+ returns per year

**Responsible for occasionally filing paper returns/notices; MUST be open to print, prepare, and mail documents/take to post office

**CPA and Big 4 experience (must at least be pursuing CPA)


  • Ensure compliance and reporting of federal, state, and local taxes, including income, franchise, gross receipts, sales, use, property taxes and others
  • Maintain tax compliance calendar for tax activities
  • Assist in preparation of annual tax package; file returns in a multi-state environment timely
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly estimated tax calculations and filings (forecast tax depreciation and taxable income, process payments, and prepare journal entries)
  • Handle tax depreciation calculations in Sage FAS (depreciation schedules, reconciliation of tax forms required including 4562 and 4797, and rollforward schedules for tax books)
  • Maintain deferred tax assets and liabilities schedules; reconcile balance sheet tax accounts
  • Maintain Avalara AvaTax sales and use tax database (filing frequency, locations, items)
  • Prepare sales and use tax returns via Avalara, reconciling with general ledger
  • Prepare sales tax matrices for taxability per transaction in a multi-state environment
  • Manage sales tax exemption certificates for clients via Avalara CertCapture and suppliers
  • Assist in managing external tax audits
  • Complete tax returns to maintain annual business licenses
  • Complete tax reporting and renditions for property tax compliance, forecasting, and tracking spend
  • Complete Unclaimed Property Filings
  • Maintain timely correspondence with tax authorities
  • Provide input to accounting policies and SOPs related to recording, payment, and tracking of taxes; provide guidance to field on tax-related issues; research tax issues with regulatory agencies and auditors
  • Support Tax Manager with tax reporting, compliance, planning, and department objectives


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with CPA Designation
  • Experience in a Big 4 with 4 years proven record of positive deliveries
  • Advanced Microsoft Office and familiarity with FAS Sage for tax depreciation and Avalara or Vertex sales and use tax software
  • Knowledge of U.S. tax rules/accounting principles; familiar with relevant states tax rules
  • Strong communication, positive spirit, customer service-centric, composure in challenging situations, collaborative, open to and likes feedback, and promotes a culture of diversity, respect, and accountability
  • Strong attention to detail, identify and solve complex issues, think “big picture”, and offer creative solutions

Other Info:

  • Interactive and collaborative work environment; must be interested in learning
  • Beautiful new offices; great west location
  • Excellent manager – down to earth, kind and committed; long tenure with company
  • Growing Tax team and lots of room for internal growth and promotability


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