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Parsons Corporation Senior Tax Accountant Telecommute in Pasadena, California

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Job Description:

Senior Tax Accountant (Telecommute)

Target locations: Pasadena, CA

#WEAREPARSONS and For 80 Years, We’ve Delivered a Better World. And We’re Just Getting Started !

  • Are you well experienced Senior Tax Accountant?

  • Have you worked on corporate taxation across multiple states?

  • Do you like being challenged?

If so, WE WANT YOU !!! Join Our Quest!

What You Will Be Doing With US:

  • Assist in implementing our corporate tax strategy

  • Prepares quarterly and year-end US tax provision supporting workpapers under ASC 740

  • Prepares relevant workpapers and tax returns for federal and state tax obligations, ensuring compliance with current income tax laws

  • Performs detailed analysis of book/tax differences and understands the technical merits of the book/tax difference

  • Ensure our compliance with federal, state, local and foreign tax laws while focusing on tax returns, audits and analysis

  • Administer to our tax affairs and to provide technical/business guidance to others in our tax organization as needed

  • Communicates with tax officials to receive favorable resolution of tax issues/audits

  • Prepares and assists with negotiating claims for tax refunds

  • Proactively updates and maintains the tax calendar and access database to ensure accuracy and completeness

  • Research current literature, recent court decisions, existing law and regulations, and proposed and actual changes in tax law and regulations; analyzes data and make recommendations to management for ways to reduce corporate tax liability and reduce tax costs

  • Completes special projects combining analysis of tax laws and regulations with the preparation of tax calculations

  • Prepares miscellaneous tax studies and assignments as required by Tax Management

  • Assists with a variety of tax projects as they arise

What We Need from You:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field

  • 4 years of relevant experience implementing corporate tax strategy within a large, multinational corporation or reputable accounting firm. Such experience should include preparation of Federal and state income taxes for a multi-state corporation

  • Knowledge of tax accounting techniques and principles, as well as a thorough understanding of tax rules and regulations pertaining to assigned area of responsibility

  • Detail oriented who takes ownership of tasks with excellent organizational and analytical skills

  • Able to work as part of a team and under pressure, handle multiple tasks as once, and meet required deadlines

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Sense of urgency, quick learner with a positive "can do" attitude

  • Excellent computer skills with high proficient skills in Microsoft Office applications, especially with Excel

  • Telecommute with minimum 20% ability and willingness to go into the Pasadena office

  • Teleworker, however will report to the Pasadena office a minimum of 2 days a week during tax season or as needed

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:

  • CPA certification (not required, but a plus)

  • Advanced Excel knowledge

  • Proficiency with OneSource tax software

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Corporate team.

We’re driving the future of the national security and critical infrastructure markets. Our employees work in a close-knit team environment to find new, innovative ways to deliver smart solutions that are used and valued by customers around the world. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, transportation, smart cities, and more, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

Salary Range:

$68,400.00 - $119,700.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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