Senior Tax Analyst

Recruiter
Neiman Marcus
Location
Irving, Texas, United States
Posted
18 Feb 2022
Closes
09 Sep 2022
Ref
17857
Function
Finance
Job Summary

The Senior Tax Analyst will support the corporate tax department primarily in the following areas: federal and state tax compliance projects, quarterly and annual tax provision, tax planning/special projects, annual report and unclaimed property tax compliance, and federal/state audit defense work.

Key Performance Elements:

  • Gather and validate information required for federal and state tax compliance and ASC740 tax accounting using tax preparation software. (ONESOURCE, Corptax, Oracle TRCS)
  • Analyze and prepare tax calculations necessary for determining the Company's income tax liability and ASC740 tax accounting including calculating book/tax differences and federal/state differences
  • Assist with financial statement reporting for the quarterly and annual tax provision results including preparation of tax entries, tax account reconciliations, and supporting workpapers
  • Prepare federal and state tax compliance items returns, extensions and estimated tax payments
  • Support audit defense efforts with federal and state auditors, including drafting responses to information requests, tax notices or other correspondence.
  • Conduct tax research and draft internal memorandums documenting analysis and conclusions
  • Provide technical research in support of tax planning and other tax projects as they arise.
  • Forecast cash taxes quarterly or more frequently as required
  • Analyze and update tax fixed asset reconciliations
  • Prepare annual reports and assist with unclaimed property tax returns
  • Stay current with tax laws and suggest improvements to accuracy and efficiency of tax processes
  • Build relationships within the company to help maintain/gather reliable accounting information
  • Other projects and duties as assigned


Ideal Candidate Attributes:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a high-performance team; flexibility and ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize assignments, and meet critical and established deadlines
  • Demonstrated analytical skills with attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Work effectively in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Learn quickly/implement new procedures, software tools, etc.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and adjust priorities in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent organizational, communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills


Requirements

  • Three+ years previous tax experience, preferably two+ years in public accounting
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Masters in Tax preferred
  • CPA or CPA candidate
  • Experience with tax software such as Onesource, CorpTax or Oracle TRCS required
  • Working knowledge accounting principles, including ASC740
  • Experience with Oracle and Hyperion/Essbase
  • Exposure to tax research software such as Checkpoint, CCH or Bloomberg BNA
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel


Job Summary

The Senior Tax Analyst will support the corporate tax department primarily in the following areas: federal and state tax compliance projects, quarterly and annual tax provision, tax planning/special projects, annual report and unclaimed property tax compliance, and federal/state audit defense work.

Key Performance Elements:

  • Gather and validate information required for federal and state tax compliance and ASC740 tax accounting using tax preparation software. (ONESOURCE, Corptax, Oracle TRCS)
  • Analyze and prepare tax calculations necessary for determining the Company's income tax liability and ASC740 tax accounting including calculating book/tax differences and federal/state differences
  • Assist with financial statement reporting for the quarterly and annual tax provision results including preparation of tax entries, tax account reconciliations, and supporting workpapers
  • Prepare federal and state tax compliance items returns, extensions and estimated tax payments
  • Support audit defense efforts with federal and state auditors, including drafting responses to information requests, tax notices or other correspondence.
  • Conduct tax research and draft internal memorandums documenting analysis and conclusions
  • Provide technical research in support of tax planning and other tax projects as they arise.
  • Forecast cash taxes quarterly or more frequently as required
  • Analyze and update tax fixed asset reconciliations
  • Prepare annual reports and assist with unclaimed property tax returns
  • Stay current with tax laws and suggest improvements to accuracy and efficiency of tax processes
  • Build relationships within the company to help maintain/gather reliable accounting information
  • Other projects and duties as assigned


Ideal Candidate Attributes:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a high-performance team; flexibility and ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize assignments, and meet critical and established deadlines
  • Demonstrated analytical skills with attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Work effectively in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Learn quickly/implement new procedures, software tools, etc.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and adjust priorities in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent organizational, communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills


Requirements

  • Three+ years previous tax experience, preferably two+ years in public accounting
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Masters in Tax preferred
  • CPA or CPA candidate
  • Experience with tax software such as Onesource, CorpTax or Oracle TRCS required
  • Working knowledge accounting principles, including ASC740
  • Experience with Oracle and Hyperion/Essbase
  • Exposure to tax research software such as Checkpoint, CCH or Bloomberg BNA
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

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