Job Title: Tax Analyst
Location: Reston, VA
About This Role:
The Tax Analyst position is a full-time employment position in our Reston, VA office. Reporting to the Global Tax Director, the Tax Analyst will be part of a dynamic team responsible for global tax reporting and compliance. This role will require interaction with the accounting, finance, and legal teams and will include communication with external tax advisor's to ensure the company is meeting its tax deadlines timely and accurately. In addition to U.S. and international tax compliance, the Tax Analyst will assist with transfer pricing, tax controversy and tax technology enhancements.
The ideal candidate for this position is one with a solid foundation of corporate tax concepts who is looking to broaden their skills in other areas of corporate taxation.
What You'll Do:
- Prepare U.S. Federal and state income/franchise tax returns, including the work papers to support the underlying calculations of taxable income and book/tax differences.
- Assist in coordinating and preparing U.S. foreign information returns (e.g. Forms 5471) and other disclosure forms as required.
- Calculate and prepare U.S. federal and state quarterly estimated tax payments and requests for extensions of time to file.
- Participate in the preparation of the annual and quarterly tax provision calculations in accordance with ASC 740 Accounting for Taxes.
- Assist in coordinating and preparing various international tax returns and estimated tax payments, including the work papers to support the underlying calculations.
- Assist with the Company's transfer pricing calculations and supporting documentation.
- Assist with the reconciliation of the Company's tax accounts on a monthly basis.
- Provide support for federal and state income/franchise tax audits, including responses to inquiries and tax notices.
- Maintain a tax compliance calendar for all income tax related filings.
- Participate in tax process optimization, develop and implement procedural changes and/or processes to improve tax function.
- Perform research and analysis of technical tax issues as necessary.
- Special projects as assigned.
What You'll Need:
- Strong knowledge of OneSource Tax Software
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited university
- CPA and/or Masters Degree in Taxation a plus
- Minimum of 1-2 years of corporate tax experience, preferably in a public accounting firm, with a proven knowledge of the following:Federal tax concepts applicable to corporations, ASC 740 preparation and analysis US tax reporting for international operations
- Experience with tax research software and tax compliance software (preferably OneSource Income Tax and OneSource Tax Provision)
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize workload
- Effective oral and written communications skills
- Demonstrated ability to contribute to a culture of excellence, integrity and accountability
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
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