Lead Tax Accountant

Overall Purpose: Responsible for the analysis and interpretation of existing and upcoming tax legislation (federal, states and foreign) to identify opportunities to minimize the organizations legal tax liabilities and to account for those tax liabilities in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Key Roles and Responsibilities: Conducts research to advise management of the tax and related accounting implications of activities. Identifies and evaluates tax planning ideas.  Prepares memos, financial models, and decks to effectively document and communicate tax results to various internal clients including corporate development, treasury, controllers, finance, business operations, legal and senior management. Provides support on moderately complex tax audits. Collaborates closely with tax compliance, tax accounting, tax audit and external tax policy. A key role of this position is Federal income tax researching and planning. Other states and international tax planning projects as assigned.  Responsible for meeting all required deadlines.

Job Contribution: Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criterion for obtaining results.

Education : Typically a Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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