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SR INCOME TAX ANALYST in Memphis, TN at ServiceMaster

Date Posted: 6/5/2019

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Position Overview

Under limited supervision, plans for, prepares, analyzes, reviews, and corrects various income tax returns and reports as required by different state and federal regulatory authorities. Ensures compliance with applicable tax laws through the preparation and review of various documents in accordance with established departmental guidelines and timeframes. Assists with audits and accounting for income taxes.



Job Responsibilities

  • Prepares more complex federal and/or state income tax returns.
  • May prepare and/or review account reconciliations and payment requests.
  • Conducts tax research and works on special projects as assigned.
  • Assists in the handling of tax audits.
  • Assists in developing tax planning recommendations.
  • Assists with quarterly and annual accounting for income taxes.
  • May help business unit implement transactions and new methods to minimize taxes.
  • Performs cost/benefit analyses of various transactions and structures.
  • May train or supervise the work of Tax Analyst.
  • Assists in overseeing the work of seasonal loan staff.
  • Reviews transactions and prepares book/tax or federal/state adjustments.
  • Responsible for federal consolidated and/or state unitary tax law updates as assigned.
  • Helps to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a tax concentration with an accounting program from an accredited college or university.
  • Master’s degree in Taxation or CPA license preferred.
  • 3 years of income tax compliance experience.
  • Previous income tax experience with a Big 4 Accounting Firm or Fortune 500 Company a plus.
  • Experience in income tax research, corporate and partnership taxation, forecasting, and accounting for income taxes preferred.
  • Ability to analyze financial data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Strong working knowledge of accounting principle and ASC 740 required.
  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues as a team member.
  • Must be able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.
  • Strong project management, analytical, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize.
  • Working knowledge of income tax return preparation software, online research tools, and general ledger programs preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, particularly Excel spreadsheets and Microsoft Word.
  • Results driven with ability to take initiative and meet deadlines.


Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential function to this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Incumbent must be prepared to:

  • Move up to 10 pounds occasionally, by lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise repositioning objects.
  • Sitting for long periods of time while using office equipment such as computers, phones and etc.
  • Fingering and Repetitive motions; such as movement of wrists, hands and fingers while picking, pinching and typing during your normal working environment.
  • Express or exchange ideas with others through the use of spoken word, quickly, accurately, and at an easily audible volume, and receive detailed information through oral communication at usual speaking levels without correction, and/or make fine discriminations in the nature of sounds in the environment.


Incumbent is required to have:

  • Close visual acuity to perform detail oriented activities at distances close to the eyes, as well as visual acuity to perform activities at or within arm’s reach with skill, control, and accuracy, such as preparing and analyzing data, viewing computer screen and expansive reading.

Incumbent will be subject to:

  • Inside working conditions: The change of building environment such as with or without air conditioning and heating.

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