HBO Tax Accountant

HBO - New York, NY (30+ days ago)4.2


OVERALL SUMMARY:
HBO Tax Accountant will report directly to the HBO Senior Tax Accountant. Primary responsibilities include the preparation of HBO’s US income tax forecast, quarterly external reporting, and compliance, including specific calculations related to foreign operations. The Tax Accountant will be expected to participate and contribute to various tax research projects intended to support HBO operations and the US tax profile.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Preparation of the monthly HBO consolidated federal income tax provision (ASC 740) forecast, including related accounting for deferred balances.
Preparation of quarterly tax reporting packages focused on HBO’s international activity in support of the consolidated FTC position and the tax-related balance sheet and income statement impact.
Contribute to the annual preparation and review of HBO’s US Form 1120, in addition to underlying US tax compliance within the group structure (e.g. Forms 1065, 5471, 8865, etc.).
Responsible for HBO’s federal information tax compliance (e.g. Forms 1099 and 1042).
Assist with the preparation of executive tax dashboards, focusing on tax analytics related to budgets, forecast, and actual comparatives.
Provide support in gathering and summarizing information related to IRS audit requests.
Update checklists and narratives on a quarterly basis to ensure tax documentation is SOX compliant.
Participate, as needed, in collaborative ad hoc tax group projects that may arise from time to time.
Aid in tax planning and tax profile management.
Address additional ad hoc tax requests as they arise.
Provide support with transfer pricing compliance and reporting

REQUIREMENTS:
BS/BA in Accounting or Masters in Tax or Accounting; CPA a plus
Minimum 3 years’ experience in public accounting, specifically in a tax capacity with federal tax experience; international tax experience is a plus.
Solid analytical and tax research skills.
Strong work ethic and organizational and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work well in a team environment.
Ability to balance and meet concurrent deadlines.
Strong written and oral communication skills.