The Tax Manager is responsible for assisting the Tax Director with the University's federal, state and local tax compliance. A large part of this compliance is the preparation of the University's annual, semi-annual, quarterly and monthly tax returns and business related renewals. The preparation of the University's federal tax returns begins July 1 and ends May 15 when the returns are filed. Duties include but are not limited to:
- Adheres to a timeline for data collection from University departments campus-wide.
- Follows-up with University departments for status updates on requested items.
- Collects, analyzing and inputting data into C-TRAC software.
- Manages overall process of workflow related to meeting internal and external deadlines.
- Works with Tax Director and external tax consultant to resolve reporting issues.
- Responsible for managing the firstname.lastname@example.org departmental e-mail in-box and assists the Senior Tax Accountant with Form 1099 and Form 1042-S, Form 1042 compliance as needed.
- Performs the Senior Tax Accountant's daily duties (e.g. Supplier set-up and edits, Tax Navigator Set-up and edits, 1042 Supplier payment review in GMS inbox) as needed when he is out of the office.
- Responsible for other various compliance efforts including recovery efforts, reconciliations and informational filings as assigned by the Tax Director.
State and Local Tax (SALT) Research and Compliance
- Timely files all sales tax returns.
- Reconciles sales tax returns monthly.
- Coordinates research and applications related to current and proposed approved states per Policy FA 177.
- Reviews and ensures accurately singed forms are returned timely to CSC for business license and charitable solicitation renewals.
- Files DC Exempt Property Use Reports (FP-161)
- Coordinates DC Exempt Property Use applications as needed.
- Timely files all other SALT returns including business licenses.
- A bachelor's degree in business or CPA is required
- 3-5 years of relevant work experience
- Excellent analytical and communication skills is required, as well as attention to detail
- Knowledge of federal, state, and local tax laws and regulations, including sales tax, is required.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work congenially and effectively with a wide variety of personnel in a diverse environment
- Ability to work independently, proactively, and assertively; ability to work within a politically and financially complex organization
- Ability to translate legal and contractual terms and conditions into accounting practices and procedure
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