Senior Tax Accountant

  • Location
    Durham , North Carolina
  • Salary
    $ 50 - $ 61
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Tax
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary

The Senior Tax Accountant will perform the tasks necessary to ensure the integrity of asset lease information.

The Senior Tax Accountant will utilize accounting skills and tax knowledge review and gain corporate tax approvals for business processes, transactional issues, and system configurations in compliance with US GAAP, and local statutory regulations.

Responsibilities

- Assist in the implementation of new lease administration software and the development of new lease accounting policies and procedures in line with the FASBA's new lease accounting standard ASU 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842)

- Prepare all load file templates for new lease administration software including equipment and vehicle leases to be tracked in lease administration software

- Responsible for review of lease administration software configuration and tax software Vertex.

- Liaison between captive global operations and corporate tax department to ensure alignment and adherence to statutory requirements.

- Ensure system is correctly calculating tax for each tax jurisdiction (Up-Front tax, Property Tax, Use Tax, VAT, Etc.)

- Participate in monthly closing process by reviewing various tax processes, and tax issues for sales/use tax, property tax, tax exemption certificates, etc.

- Complete various projects as assigned by senior management, including providing subject matter expertise on new business model processes.

- Perform other duties as necessary

- Ability to sit at a computer for extended periods of time.

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's or higher degree in Accounting or Finance

- CPA strongly preferred

- 4 to 8 years of tax experience (Sales Tax, Use Tax, Property Tax, VAT)

- Lease accounting experience Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position

- Strong GAAP knowledge

- Experience in the captive technology financing industry a plus

- Proficient in Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skills

- Vertex experience a plus

- Strong organization skills and attention to detail

- Ability to work independently

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus



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