Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0010
Post Date 3/22/2017
Title Tax Analyst
City Houston
State TX
Description SUMMARY:
Apply principles of accounting and taxation to analyze financial information and prepare various tax filings by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Preparation of annual federal and state income tax extensions and returns
•Preparation of quarterly estimated income tax calculations and filings for federal and state income taxes
•Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual provision calculations, including deferred schedules, tax rate reconciliations, uncertain tax position analysis and financial statement footnote disclosures.
•Assist in the review of property tax valuations, renditions, and filings, and reconcile resulting data to accrual
•Assist in the review of monthly sales tax returns and reconcile resulting data to accrual
•Assist with federal and state audits for all tax types; including income tax, sales tax, and property tax
•Analyze and prepare response to tax authority notices received.
•Understand and apply proper tax methodology for fixed assets and maintain tax fixed asset database.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:
•Attention to detail and high regard for quality
•Must be comfortable with and willing to proactively take responsibility and ownership of deadlines
•Planning/Organizing – Strong ability to multi-task and prioritize various projects. Uses time efficiently. Plans for additional resources. Sets goals and objectives. Develops realistic action plans.
•Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction. Takes responsibility for own actions. Keeps commitments. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
•Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Supports organization's goals and values. Benefits organization through outside activities. Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
•Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively. Edits work for spelling and grammar. Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively. Able to read and interpret written information.
•Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments. Inspires the trust of others. Works with integrity and ethically. Upholds organizational values.
•Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information. Collects and researches data. Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
•Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Develops alternative solutions. Works well in group problem solving situations.

EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
•Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Accounting/Tax from four-year college or university, Master’s degree a plus
•1-3 years related experience and/or training
•1 year of corporate and/or partnership income tax experience specifically filing Federal Form 1120 and 1065
•Public accounting experience a plus
•Working knowledge of various state corporate and/or partnership filings a plus
•Working knowledge of property tax and/or sales tax a plus
•Working knowledge of tax specific software programs such as OneSource, CCH On-Line, and Tax Stream a plus
•Certified Public Accountant license a plus

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