Professional Alternatives

Job ID#: 9234

Senior Tax Analyst – CPA A MUST!

Direct Hire; up to 110K (flexible based on experience)

Katy, TX

**UPDATED – A CPA license is critical on Sales and Use Tax; position will also work on Income Tax, Franchise Tax, Property Tax and Excise Taxes!  Know value of sales and use tax (analysis and contract evaluation, and benefits of multi-state)

**VERY IMPORTANT – Strong work ethic, exceptional quality of work and professionalism; deadline-oriented and hands on

**WILL CONSIDER – Candidate with no BIG 4 experience but solid Sales and Use Tax 

Duties:

  • Maintain tax compliance calendar
  • Assist in preparing annual tax package to timely file federal, state, and local tax returns in a multi-state environment
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly estimated tax calculations and filings, including forecasting of tax depreciation and net income
  • Handle tax depreciation calculations (Federal, State and AMT) 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 and reconciles balance sheet tax accounts
  • Maintain Avalara AvaTax sales and use tax database (filing frequency, locations, items, etc.)
  • Prepare sales and use tax returns via Avalara, reconciling with GL
  • Prepare sales tax matrices for taxability per transactions in a multi-state environment
  • Manage sales tax exemption certificates for clients and suppliers via Avalara CertCapture
  • Assist in managing external tax audits by state regulators
  • Complete tax returns as required to maintain annual business licenses
  • Complete tax reporting/renditions for property tax compliance, forecasting and tracking spend
  • Complete Unclaimed Property Filings
  • Maintain timely correspondence with tax authorities
  • Provide guidance to field on tax related issues; research issues with regulatory agencies/ auditors

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting with CPA designation
  • Experience in Big 4 with minimum of 4 years proven record of positive deliveries
  • Advanced Microsoft Office applications
  • Thorough knowledge of US tax rules and accounting principles; familiar with relevant states tax rules
  • Familiar with Avalara or Vertex sales and use tax software
  • Familiar with FAS Sage for tax depreciation
  • Excellent communicator, positive team player, customer service-centric, and collaborative
  • Attention to detail, problem solver, thinks ‘big picture’, and creative/innovative; champions change Excellence in balancing priorities and deadlines
  • Motivate and empower others; takes accountability and owns it; flexible and accommodating

 

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
  • Lots of work in this role; lots of projects at the same time (75% tax; 25% other)
  • Only acceptable file formats: PDF, DOC, and DOCX
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