Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
SENIOR TAX ANALYST , Vice President for Finance (VPF)-Taxes , to supports MIT's tax compliance, reporting, analysis, and research needs. Will ensure compliance with tax laws, manage MIT's tax risks and liabilities and expand VPF's financial capacity to better facilitate the Institute's global activities and initiatives, and serve as a resource with respect to tax issues.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, or related financial/business field; at least two years' work experience in a business (tax, accounting, or finance) environment and two years' dedicated tax experience at a large firm or department, preferably in higher education; knowledge of general taxation and U.S. GAAP accounting principles; ability to work on multiple challenging projects simultaneously in a fast-paced setting with nonnegotiable deadlines; demonstrated customer service experience in an accounting, finance, economics, or related business field; strong Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills; excellent analytical, problem-solving, organizational, customer service, and written and verbal communication skills; discretion and good judgment with highly sensitive and confidential information; and a collaborative and collegial working style that can build interpersonal relationships in a consensus driven environment. PREFERRED : experience with tax compliance assistance on projects for complex organizations, conducting tax research (including IRS code, regulations, rulings, and case law), preparing and/or analyzing financial statements, higher education budget and planning process, endowments and gift accounting, and research award process; knowledge tax-exempt organization tax returns, partnership tax compliance, executive compensation and payroll tax, charitable gifts and charitable trust tax reporting, international tax concepts, and tax treaty application; and understanding of flow-through investment entity structures and ability to read and interpret IRS Schedule K-1 (Form 1065) forms. Job #19690-7
Internal Number: 19690
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