The Tax Accountant will work closely with the Payroll Department and General Accounting, and will be responsible for general tax compliance including preparation of federal, state, and local tax filings; analytical review of assigned accounts; reconciliation of payroll tax withholding accounts; general reporting requirements.
Bachelor’s in accounting or a business related field with 1-3 years of experience. Advanced Microsoft Excel.
- Tax Experience - MBA - CPA
Essential Functions and percent of time::
The Tax Accountant will conduct analyses, prepare work papers, and tax returns for federal, state, and local taxes including quarterly payroll tax filing form 941, unrelated business income Federal Tax Form 990-T along with state and local filings. Includes coordination and verification of information from various departments throughout the University. Other duties to include tax accounting associated with non-resident aliens and completion of Form 1042/1042-S. 30%
Perform analytical review of assigned accounts related to the payroll withholdings and deductions on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. Duties would include completing necessary federal, state, local and municipality remittances and reconciling payroll reports with appropriate withholding and bank accounts. Other duties to include answering inquiries from federal, state, and local agencies, and individuals concerning payroll withholding issues. 40%
In support of the monthly and annual closing process, assist General Accounting with preparation of various schedules for compliance with financial and federal reporting requirements. 20%
Assist Payroll Department with other accounting and analysis in preparation for the annual audit. 10%
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