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Senior Tax Accountant - Accounting & Finanace at Thornton Tomasetti in New York, New York

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:

Thornton Tomasetti provides engineering design, investigation and analysis services to clients worldwide on projects of every size and level of complexity. We are a growing 1500+ person firm with 10 practices: Structural Engineering, Forensics, Applied Science, Renewal, Resilience, Construction Engineering, Protective Design and Security, Facade Engineering, Sustainability and Transportation. We work on everything from landmark buildings to small-scale specialty structures, from the historic to the high performing, while balancing multiple objectives, including form, function, schedule, sustainability, constructability and budget. TALENT is at the core of our business.

Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. seeks a Senior Tax Accountant. This role is critical to managing and reconciling our data worldwide through analysis and consolidating tax data for our US tax preparer. The position is based at our headquarters in New York City. We offer a competitive benefits package and hybrid work arrangements.


Reporting to the international finance manager, this position is an integral part of our Finance team, providing hands-on support for domestic and international tax compliance, quarterly and year-end financial reporting, and tax research for all TT Operating Companies. This individual will prepare analyses and workpapers that require tax knowledge and experience.

  • Have an understanding of recent tax reforms (TCJA(2017)) and current accounting standards accounting for income tax and accounting for uncertainty in income tax (ASC 740 (FAS 109/FIN 48))

  • Assist in monthly, quarterly, and annual domestic and international tax accruals, deferred tax, GILTI tax, and other tax assessments and "Accrual to cash" conversion as needed

  • Review of Forms 5471, 8858, 8865 prepared by outside tax firm for financial accuracy

  • Research and prepare work papers for various book to tax differences

  • Assist in developing global effective tax rate calculations and Transfer pricing documentation as needed

  • Prepare analysis to help with attestation of foreign tax credit; previously taxed income; and foreign source income

  • Assist with domestic and international tax planning projects

  • Research tax issues for tax planning and compliance reporting and draft memoranda to support and document conclusions

  • Review federal, state/local and international income tax returns/TDS

  • Prepare and review various federal and state/local tax returns as needed for LLC's and partnerships in which the company take a part.

  • Prepare/Review other various tax filings, such as Sales and Use Tax, Franchise Tax, GST/VAT,

  • Prepare and Review various Property Tax, Commercial Rent Tax, local Tax returns as needed

  • Monitor current and proposed, US and international tax law changes to determine Global impact

  • Primary Point of contact for Domestic and International tax reporting


  • Three to five years of in-house or public accounting experience including one to two years of international tax experience.

  • Technical experience in international tax compliance and tax provision.

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills, with initiative and persistence to pursue problems, resolution and opportunities

  • Strong communication and team skills

  • Familiarity with ERP, tax compliance and tax provision software

  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office

  • Experience with Deltek/Vision software a plus

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting or finance required

  • A graduate degree in tax is a plus; CPA is also desirable

Thornton Tomasetti is proud to be an equal employment workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Thornton Tomasetti are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

(US Locations Only) In our culture of collaboration and innovation, we find we do our best work when we are together while minimizing the risks of COVID-19. For new hires at Thornton Tomasetti, we require COVID-19 vaccination to the extent allowed by access and permitted by government jurisdiction in your area and barring any religious or medically approved exemption.

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