Lead Tax Accountant at Careerbuilder in Irving, Texas

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Job Description:


Reports to the System Director of Tax / Tax Managers, and is responsible for performing a variety of tax compliance and consulting functions for numerous entities, across multiple tax types and for multiple jurisdictions, in accordance with general policies and procedures of the Accounting Department.

  • Responsible for preparation of federal, state and local for-profit tax returns and related filings. Also responsible for assisting with tax exempt filings as necessary.

  • Provide primary support for System Director of Tax / Tax Managers in tax compliance and consulting matters.

  • Assist in the annual ASC740 (FIN48) process of information gathering and analysis, and work with the outside auditors during their analysis.

  • Ability to engage peers and other appropriate individuals in gathering required information.

  • Provide assistance to general accounting with the monthly close process.

  • Provide back-up for other individuals in Tax Department, as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned by System Director of Tax / Tax Managers.


  • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance required

  • Strongly prefer at least 2 years of prior experience in a CPA firm environment, in a tax role.

  • Tax compliance and/or consulting experience in regard to taxable corporate entities (Form 1120 and Form 1065 experience.)Prior tax-exempt experience preparing Form 990 is a plus.

  • Responsible for calculating and preparing tax extensions, estimated payments and responding to federal and state tax notices. Prior experience with a combined Texas Margin Tax return is also a plus.

  • Ability to analyze, research and interpret tax issues, document and communicate findings.

  • Must be self-motivated, capable of taking initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing priorities, and effectively manage deadlines.

  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and have strong rapport with the executive team, colleagues, and subordinates.

  • Strong communication skills with internal and external customer base.

  • Solid business acumen.

  • Previous work experience demonstrating knowledge of general policies and procedures followed in an accounting/tax department.

  • Good Excel Spreadsheet experience (including pivot table) will be needed.

  • Experience with Thomson Reuters tax software products (GoSystem, InSource, OneSource, etc.) is a plus.

  • CPA preferred

Work Type:

Full Time