Sr. Tax Accountant

General Dynamics Information Technology
Herndon, VA
Aug 20, 2019
Aug 26, 2019
Full Time
We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and thats important.GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we cant turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Sr. Tax Accountant joining our team activities at our Herndon,VA office. At GDIT, people are our differentiator. Are you tired of the commute to DC? Are you an awesome Tax Accountant who can handle moderately complex assignments and multiple projects at once? GDIT in Herndon, VA has a growth opportunity for a Sr. Tax Accountant!While there isn't a typical day in the life of a Sr. Tax Accountant, some of what you will be responsible for doing is:Preparation of federal and state income tax returnsPreparation of indirect tax returnsReview of indirect tax returnsReconciles and prepares journal entries of tax accounting records including income, indirect and internationalParticipates in tax forecasts including liability, cash tax and effective tax rateSupport corporate headquarters in IRS audit inquiriesSupport Segment specialist and corporate headquarters in international complianceMaintains current knowledge of tax laws affecting the companyResearch jurisdictional tax lawProvide guidance to non-tax functions regarding indirect tax requirementsParticipates/Assists in business unit tax and financial statement auditsIdentify/Support tax saving or risk mitigating opportunitiesImplement/Manage tax saving or risk mitigating opportunitiesIdentify/Support process improvements and systems enhancements Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business equivalent is required5+ years of relevant experience Highly proficient and able to perform all responsibilities associated with the positionGrasps and applies new information quickly; handles more complex assignmentsShows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little directionLeadership and supervisory skillsIntermediate knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley audit and reporting requirementsIntermediate Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)Intermediate technical knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)Intermediate technical knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)Proficient computer skills including MS Excel, MS Word, Essbase, Hyperion and OracleIn-depth knowledge of all computer computerized Finance SystemsEffective written and verbal communication skillsModerately complex financial analysis skillsIntermediate knowledge of Long Term Accounting for Government contracts, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Financial Accounting Standards Board statements, Securitites Exchange ActIntermediate knowledge of revenue recognition and profit analysis concepts and techniquesHandles moderately complex assignments and multiple projects at onceshows initiative on assignments and professionally executes project with little to no direction For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 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, or any other protected class.

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