Tax Accounting Assistant

A global defense company is currently in search of an Accounting Administrator to assist its financial team with tax compliance documentation, accounts payable/receivable and general administrative support in New Brighton. This is a six-month assignment with the opportunity to go permanent and/or be extended. Previous work with tax is preferred but not required. This position relies heavily on Excel proficiency and basic knowledge of accounting and financial principles. Our ideal candidate is someone who is reliable and takes initiative to improve workplace efficiency. Attention to detail as well as strong interpersonal skills are a must as this position will also be assisting in answering phones and greeting visitors. Sound like you? Read on for further details and apply now for immediate consideration.

Job Duties:

  • Preparing of financial information for tax filings.
  • Working with external and internal accountants to complete tax compliance documentation.
  • Providing backup support for Financial Analyst including processing vendor/customer invoices, preparing payments, completing journal entries, and budgeting.
  • Providing backup support for Administrative Assistant including but not limited to booking flights, routing and logging vendor/customer invoices, answering phones, greeting visitors, and filing.
  • Providing accounting and clerical assistance to the accounting department such as maintaining financial spreadsheets and filing.


  • Proficiency in all MS Office applications, particularly Excel. You must be able to create and analyze pivot tables and know how to use formulas.
  • Basic knowledge of accounting and financial principles.
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction.
  • Good written communication skills as this position requires correspondence with external accountants.
  • High attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Willingness to dig in and try new things.
  • Experience filing taxes for businesses desired.
  • Budgeting experience including Month End / Quarter End / Year End.
  • Accounting diploma or three years of experience.

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