Tax Analyst in Houston, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/17/2020
  • Job ID:
    TAXAN23466

Job Description

Our manufacturing client is seeking a Tax Analyst to join their growing team on a contract-to-hire basis. The Tax Analyst will actively participate in the corporate tax department responsibilities to ensure compliance with federal and state tax reporting requirements and ASC740 Accounting for Income Taxes, including supporting tax audits as well as accounting during the quarterly close process.

Responsibilities:

  • Tax compliance
    • Assist with preparation of tax information for federal corporate income tax returns.
    • Assist with preparation of State returns, including apportionment data for state income and franchise tax returns.
    • Assist in the preparation of annual Tax Basis Balance Sheet
    • Assist in the quarter-end and year-end tax accounting reporting process
    • Oversee workpaper preparation of all state and local income and franchise tax returns (stand-alone, combined, and unitary).
    • Prepare and review tax depreciation calculation and fixed asset reconciliation for provision and compliance purposes
  • Tax accounting
    • Ensure proper application of ASC 740 and other tax accounting pronouncements, including those related to uncertain tax positions.
    • Review quarterly tax provisions, reconcile current and deferred taxes, and complete schedules for year-end audited statements. Ensure compliance with the financial close cycle calendar in coordination with accounting personnel.
  • Tax notices and audits
    • Help maintain proper tax records, reconciliations and workpapers to defend tax returns in the event of tax audits, including those related to Federal income tax and state/local tax
    • Participate in tax audits, assisting with the gathering of information and research of tax issues
  • Assisting with other projects as necessary

Qualifications and Education

Qualifications:

  • Strong team player who is able to work well with others and that is also comfortable working independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations;
  • Ability to establish, maintain, and meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivated individual who is dependable and can follow through on all assignments.
  • Strong self-starter with initiative, attention to details and strong organizational skills.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, with significant deadlines.
  • Able to grasp processes and concepts quickly and resolve issues

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Previous Tax compliance experience, 3 - 5 years
  • Experience with fixed assets and fixed assets software (SAP and/or SAGE) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of SAP accounting software desirable;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite applications;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Job Requirements

Qualifications: •Strong team player who is able to work well with others and that is also comfortable working independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations; •Ability to establish, maintain, and meet deadlines. •Self-motivated individual who is dependable and can follow through on all assignments. •Strong self-starter with initiative, attention to details and strong organizational skills. •Able to work in a fast-paced environment, with significant deadlines. •Able to grasp processes and concepts quickly and resolve issues •Overtime might be required at various times to meet deadlines and job requirements Education/Experience: •Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or finance preferred •Previous Tax compliance experience is preferred – minimum 3 – 5 years •Experience with fixed assets and fixed assets software (SAP and/or SAGE) is a plus. •Knowledge of SAP accounting software desirable; •Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite applications; •Excellent verbal and written communication skills