Tax Accountant

Location
Gaithersburg
Posted
Jun 06, 2018
Closes
Aug 21, 2018
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world-wide, is a premier global provider of satellite solutions and technology services. Together with its major subsidiaries--EchoStar Satellite Services and Hughes Network Systems-- EchoStar offers employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of what's possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue.

Hughes is looking to add a Tax Accountant to their Gaithersburg, MD location in support of its parent company, EchoStar Corporation and its various domestic and international subsidiaries

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation and review of federal and state income tax returns and quarterly estimated and extension payment computations
  • Support the Company's corporate income tax provision process for compliance with US GAAP/SEC reporting as required by ASC 740
  • Analyze foreign financial information to support U.S. reporting requirements for international subsidiaries (5471s, 8858s, etc.)
  • Assist with federal and state income tax audits, as necessary
  • Research developments in tax law to determine appropriate tax methods and identify tax savings opportunities for the Company
  • Support various special projects and assist with ad hoc tax assignments as needed in all areas of tax and finance, including research & development studies, Sec. 199 domestic manufacturing deduction analyses, and transfer pricing

Basic Requirements

  • BA/BS in Accounting
  • 4 or more years of experience in income tax compliance and income tax accounting reporting under ASC 740
  • 1 or more years of experience writing tax position papers and technical memos to support Company's tax positions

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA
  • Master of Business in Taxation
  • Familiarity with OneSource Tax Provision Software (Tax Stream)
  • Ability to exercise judgment with defined procedures and practices
  • Demonstrate proactive behavior/involvement to make recommendations and facilitate decision making 

EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. U.S. Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law.

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