Senior Income Tax Analyst

» Senior Income Tax Analyst
Finance & Accounting
in Orlando
, FL
Reference: 19-02200

Job Description:

The Senior Income Tax Analyst will assist management in the annual preparation and review of income tax returns, compliance related processes, estimated tax payments, income tax accounting and federal/state tax credit program support. Additionally, the analyst will assist management with federal, state and local income tax audits with the ultimate goal of minimizing audit assessments. Also, the analyst will perform tax research and calculations related to employee benefits, compensation, employment tax and fringe benefit risks. The analyst will be responsible for keeping abreast of changing income tax laws and issues relative to our industry and organization.

Income Tax Compliance:

  • Review annual income tax return supporting workpapers and tax calculations for federal and state jurisdiction filings
  • Review and prepare timely responses for all federal and state income tax notices

Estimated Tax Payments: 

  • Review quarterly estimated tax payments for federal and state purposes

Fixed Assets:

  • Supervise and assist Analyst with ongoing fixed asset projects including compliance, cost segregation, like-kind exchanges, state tax adjustments, and quarterly fixed asset projections

Monthly Tax Accounting:

  • Prepare quarterly tax provision schedules
  • Interface as needed with external auditors and other departments to communicate reserve activity

Federal, State, and Local Income Tax Audits:

  • Handle tax audits (including scheduling, information responses and daily auditor contact)
  • Negotiate audit issues with taxing authorities, working under the general supervision of the Tax Director

Income Tax Planning:

  • Assist with the implementation and analysis of potential tax savings opportunities
  • Perform special research projects as required, maintains confidentiality, and communicates results effectively to management

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Perform tax research and prepares communications related to employee benefits, compensation, employment tax, and fringe benefits issues
  • Works with other RSC departments (including Benefits, Compensation, Payroll, and Law), outside counsel, and outside plan administrators to ensure that plan documents, plan administration, and overall benefit policies are in compliance with the IRC and ERISA
  •  Assist these same departments with special projects and questions as needed

Charitable:

  • Prepare tax returns for the company’s charitable organization

Monthly/Quarterly Federal/State Tax Credit Reporting:

  • Work with external service providers to ensure monthly/quarterly recording of federal and state income tax credits to the general ledger
  • Liaison with operating companies for any questions regarding program administration

Required Technical Skills: 

  • 4-7 years tax experience in public accounting or comparable industry experience
  • Knowledge of tax preparation and research software

Required Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • CPA Certificate

Other Key Qualifications:

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in efficient manner
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Attention to detail

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Masters of Tax