Senior Tax Accountant
Description: The Leidos Corporate Tax Department is seeking a Senior Tax Accountant to join our team of tax professionals supporting our Corporate Office located in Reston, VA. This position will report to the Manager of Domestic Tax Compliance. Be part of a world class, Fortune 500 Tax Department. This is a great opportunity to work with a group of closely knit high achievers. Our team oriented professionals strive for a collegial, open-door atmosphere. Our focus is on continual process improvement and technological advancement. Now is an excellent time to join a fast-paced, innovative group. This position will: Prepare complex book/tax adjustments, including stock compensation Assist with review of federal and state income and franchise tax returns, extension requests, estimated tax payments, and supporting workpapers Assist with review of state apportionment workpapers. Gather and analyze data as required for preparation of tax returns by Big 4 Accounting Firm Perform foreign source income analysis and calculate foreign tax credit Single point of contact for various foreign service providers Develop audit-ready files to support the current year returns Perform tax research, including tax law changes. Assist with the analysis and implementation of tax planning and savings initiatives Analyze and reconcile income tax accounts on a monthly basis. Assist in preparation of information for ASC 740 and FIN 48 purposes; both foreign and domestic. Assist in a variety of special projects as needed. Prepare quarterly cash flow analysis for foreign income tax payments Prepare responses to foreign tax notices and audit requests Research international tax issues arising from the preparation of tax returns Maintain international tax calendar and assist in a variety of special projects as needed Qualifications: Bachelor s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Math or related field. CPA and/or MST preferred. Minimum of four (4) years of progressive experience in public accounting or corporate/public blend, specializing in corporate taxation. Exceptional project management skills are required, with proactive process improvement experience. Strong accounting skills, including demonstrated ability in account reconciliations Strong computer and technology skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel Experience with Deltek, Costpoint, Hyperion and OneSource are a plus Energetic and have a high sense of urgency while working on projects. A quick learner who is willing to take on new challenges and roles. A high level of confidence, detail orientation, integrity, self-motivation, and a hands-on approach to problem solving. Attentive to detail, yet understand and apply the degree of accuracy necessary for the task at hand. Must be flexible with strong judgment and decision-making skills. Must have ability to prioritize workload in order to meet competing deadlines in a fast-paced work environment. Must be organized and demonstrate problem solving ability Self-starter, creative, team player, and positive attitude! Must be authorized to work in the U. S. Leidos Overview: Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www. Leidos. com. The company s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.