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Tax Specialist, VSP Vision Care


VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

With general supervision, prepares federal and state income tax returns, other tax returns, and estimated tax payments. Prepares tax provisions and workpapers and interfaces with external and internal auditors.  Performs analysis and research involving tax issues.

Essential Functions

Assists with preparation of federal and state income, sales and use, and premium tax returns, files extensions, pays estimated taxes, and tax correspondence for multiple companies in multiple jurisdictions; coordinates tax return preparation with outside preparer

 

Acts as liaison with external auditors to provide tax return, accounting information, documentation, and answer questions and resolve reporting issues

 

Acts as liaison with internal audit for controls testing

 

Prepares tax provision workpapers and drafts tax footnotes for financial reporting purposes

 

Coordinates and handles routine tax audits conducted by different states, onsite and by mail

 

Documents, reconciles, and maintains accurate records to support book/tax accounting decisions and statements

 

Prepares documentation necessary to support audits on various taxes by multiple jurisdictions

 

Maintains and implements tax return software

 

Performs analysis and researches issues regarding taxes, including premium tax, sales and use tax, and other miscellaneous state assessments

 

Performs all other duties as assigned

Job Specifications

Bachelor’s degree in Tax, Accounting, Business Administration, or related experience

 

Five years of technical and theoretical background in U.S. GAAP, including accounting for income tax

 

Five years of tax related experience, including federal and state income tax for a corporation

 

Ability to conduct various types of analysis, provide alternatives and make recommendations

 

Proficient in spreadsheet applications (specifically MS Excel) and accounting systems

 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

Strong willingness to learn, share knowledge, accept responsibility, handle multiple tasks concurrently

 

Clean credit history as reported by credit report

Preferred Skills

Previous experience in preparation of federal and state income tax returns

 

Previous experience in ASC 740

 

Accounting for Income Taxes for financial statements

 

Experience researching complex tax issues for income tax, sales tax and property tax

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable.  Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.

 

 

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Company
VSP
Posted
10/13/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670, US