Senior Tax Accountant

    • Sarasota, FL

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client seeking a Senior Tax Accountant in Sarasota, Florida (FL). Duties:

  • Prepare the U.S. federal, state, and Canadian corporate income tax returns in a timely and accurate manner
  • Track the Company's fixed assets for federal and state tax depreciation purposes
  • Calculate, review and file quarterly tax estimates and extension payments
  • Support the close process and other general accounting functions including account analysis, reconciliation, the generation of tax entries for entry into the ERP system
  • Document and monitor internal tax controls
  • Assist the Tax Manager in daily corporate tax functions such as addressing notices, handling tax payments and mailings, and communicating with other business associates
  • Maintain tax records and respond to data requests of external advisors
  • Develop and streamline procedures and worksheets
  • Calculate the quarterly and annual tax provision process
  • Assist in the preparation of the financial statement tax footnotes and Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) language for the quarterly and annual public financial filings
  • Ensure compliance with all foreign, federal, state and local tax laws and regulations
  • Work with businesses to develop and implement tax efficient transfer pricing policies
  • Handle audits, by providing information and assist the tax team in defending the Company's tax positions
  • Assist in preparation of accurate forecasts for tax expense and cash taxes
  • Monitor federal and state tax legislation, regulations, and judicial activities
  • Continuously identify ways to improve processes and automate them when possible, including collaboration with other departments to implement and achieve the improvements
  • Related tasks as requested by supervisor


REQUIREMENTS:
  • BS in Accounting; have a CPA or seeking CPA certification
  • 2+ years public accounting experience
  • Great work ethic and desire to learn
  • Experience preparing/reviewing Federal and State income tax returns
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Great interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and under time constraints
  • Flexibility to adjust to the demands of tax compliance season and/or other urgent project timelines
Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Master's in Taxation
  • A mix of public accounting and corporate tax experience
  • Experience with OneSource Tax Provisions
  • IFRS experience
  • Sage fixed asset software
  • Canadian Taxation and International Taxation
  • Experience using Khalix and/or JD Edwards software
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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