Tax Accountant

The Friedkin Group, Inc. - Houston, TX3.8

Full-time
SUMMARY

Perform tax compliance work and research of S and C Corporations, Partnerships, Trusts, Not-for-Profit Organizations, and Individuals. The primary responsibilities will include Federal and State Income Tax and Franchise Tax.

RESPONSIBILITES

(List in order of importance)

Compliance preparation of federal and state income and franchise tax returns for all affiliated companies including:
Gathering and analyzing financial information and tax law to calculate tax adjustments
Reading tax form instructions to ensure that all information is reported correctly.
Preparing supporting work papers and tax files for each compliance and consulting project
Preparing tax returns in tax software and processing tax returns upon completion
Communicate and coordinate with accounting personnel / controllers to resolve any questions or issues that arise through data analysis.
Assist in preparation of quarterly taxable income estimates (federal and state) and year -end tax basis calculations for all companies.
Research issues relating to taxation of the various entities and shareholders.
Assist accountants in the review of categorization and coordination of unique transactions.
Assist with various special projects.
Correspond to tax authorities concerning notices.
QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in Accounting from four-year college or university; plus two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Achievement oriented and self-motivated.
Capability to coordinate several projects simultaneously and accept a significant amount of responsibility.
Organized
Ability to work independently without close supervision.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
Professional demeanor.
Ability to work effectively with other departments and company personnel.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Strong workpaper techniques.
Proficient with current accounting and specialized tax computer applications.
Enthusiastic and willing to learn.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

(For optimum performance, the jobholder in this position would be expected to demonstrate appropriate knowledge, skills, and abilities in the listed areas.)

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS*

CPA Certificate or progress towards passing exam preferred.

  • Is legally able to work in the United States.
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